Blog: What’s Happening Now?

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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Seven New Years Resolutions (Courtesy of Michelle Obama)

Six weeks ago in Toronto, several thousand young women and their allies gathered to see the woman who has inspired women and men around the world to dream the impossible. On behalf of G(irls)20, an organization that works to build leadership and networks for young...

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What The World Needs Now Is Empathy

By Carolann Edwards, Global Director of Learning and Organisational Development, Norton Rose Fulbright “What the world needs now is love, sweet love. It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of … no, not just for some, but for...

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Japanese Women And Men Should Walk Together

By Akane Nakamura, G(irls)20 Delegate, Japan “A woman should walk three steps behind a man.” For generations, this saying has shaped the mindset and image that women should be protected and men should take the lead. Sadly, this attitude is still common in...

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Young Women Use Social Apps For Social Change

By Kate Cyr, G(irls)20 Delegate, USA My strongest community exists on Whatsapp, the platform of choice for my closest, yet geographically distant, friends to discuss their daily successes and struggles. Social media is revolutionizing our relationships, from how we...

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How We Can Help Empower Mexican Girls

By Mariana Vieyra Caballero, G(irls)20 Delegate, Mexico Last year, my perception of economic empowerment changed completely. I had the amazing opportunity of being a museum docent at Querétaro’s Museum of Art (MaQro), the only one in my city that provides tours...

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Women Speak to G(irls)20 at the Chengdu G20 Meeting

It may not be the best thing to say but it’s a tumultuous time in the global economy. Loaded comment right?  Well, last week I had the rare opportunity to attend the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting in Chengdu, China. There were discussions on...

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