Our vision is a future of gender equality.
We support girls who will be the first in their families to graduate high school and train students everywhere to be global leaders.
Because an educated girl is still the exception,
not the norm, in too many places worldwide.
are out of secondary school worldwide.
are married each year worldwide.
781 million illiterate adults are women.
When a girl is educated,
Many obstacles keep girls from finishing school.
Long, dangerous routes to school
Higher costs at higher levels of schooling
Emphasis on early marriage and traditional roles
But with an education, everything changes.
earns up to 20% more as an adult with each additional year of schooling
Is less likely to marry early & more likely to be in a healthy relationship
has fewer, healthier children
changes the world around her for the better