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One Life, Infinite Worthwhile Paths

I remember feeling a tinge of envy whenever a peer spoke about their professional aspirations. I thought to myself, ‘how wonderful would it be to be able to have a career goal, a calling, a passion?’ To me, it seemed that having a goal would make life much more...

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Why Volunteering Is Worth Your Time

The G(irls)20 team is incredibly excited to be celebrating National Volunteer Week to acknowledge the work of our volunteers; past, present and future! As a grassroots organization, we rely on our engaged community to get the work done. I want to introduce you to...

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The Dream Gap

When I was a teenager, I remember always feeling a bit awkward when receiving flowers for Women’s Day. “What are we celebrating?”, I’d think. “The only difference from men is that we have periods and children. The fact that we have...

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Balance For Better? 5 Ways to Bring Young Women Into Decision-Making Spaces This International Women’s Day, G(irls)20 is thrilled to add our voices to the theme: Balance for Better. We have long believed that in order to tip the scale toward balance, we must start by...

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It’s Time To Hear From This Generation of Young Female Leaders  ...

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What It Means to Attend the G(irls)20 Summit

The moment I read about the G(irls)20 Summit I was immediately drawn to the concept and the vision. When I realised that they were allowing an opportunity for an Indigenous Delegate to participate, I knew I needed to apply. The idea of 20+ young wāhine (women),...

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Finding Your Purpose

I feel I am not alone wanting to find something to connect to in a deep and meaningful way. It’s not that we don’t love our day jobs, it’s just that finding something outside of our regular responsibilities, that we get to personally choose, is special in different...

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My Second Chance

In November 2015, I was critically injured as a passenger in a car collision that left me with nearly no chance of survival. Despite wearing a seatbelt, I was left unconscious with numerous life-threatening injuries. My family was told that even if I did survive, I...

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Connecting Ideas to Build a Network of Change   As children, we are taught to read and write but, rarely to listen. When I started to play the piano, I learned to listen to sounds, not separately, but in their musical sequence. To appreciate music, it is...

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As G(irls)20 moves to host their 9th annual summit in Argentina, they do so at a pivotal time in history. The feminist movement in Argentina is in a growing state of excitement and awareness. Argentina has always had a strong history of organizing women’s movements....

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Making Waves

In just two months, young women from countries around the world will meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina for the 9th G(irls)20 Global summit! The delegates, representing 26 countries from South Africa to Russia, Columbia to Japan, will discover they share a universal...

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A New Outlook on Adversity

In 2017 I joined G(irls)20’s Girls on Boards program. As a Queen’s University Commerce student, with a background in tech-based start-ups, I hoped to one day leverage my background in finance and experience with tech to make investing more accessible for people of any...

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Invest in Change, One Girl at a Time

My awareness of human rights violations began when I visited a relative in a Syrian jail. As a child, you are taught that only ‘bad’ people go to jail. Yet, before learning to read and write, I learned that this wasn’t always true. I learned that ‘good’ people could...

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3 Ways to Get Involved at G(irls)20

At the beginning of a new year, we often find ourselves re-evaluating our day-to-day and seek out ways to do better, be better and become more involved in our community. Every year, around this time, G(irls)20 receives countless emails, tweets and messages asking how...

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