Women Deliver Presidential Session: Investing in Girls

Girls' Globe

Today’s presidential session featured a high profile panel of women committed to improving the lives of girls globally:

Maria Eitel, President and CEO Nike Foundation;
Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda, General Secretary, World YWCA;
Reeta Roy, President and CEO, the MasterCard Foundation and;
Dr. Nafis Sadik, Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General

These women provided insight into the importance of focusing on girls, and the ways in which  investing in girls benefits entire communities and countries. Although these organizations work in different parts of the world, the themes are crosscutting and nothing short of collaboration on the issue will bring about effective and lasting change.

Check out some of the points raised in the session highlighting why we should celebrate girls and spread the word about the importance of investing in their futures:

  • The girls of today are going to be the women of 2030. We need to listen to them…

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