The ForUsGirls Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization providing innovative, skills & leadership development programs & opportunities for underserved & underrepresented young womxn & girls aged 10-25. We develop unique, fierce and daring young womxn and girls as a community & global GoalKeepers of the UN 17 Global Goals. Our head office is located in Montreal, Quebec, with active programs across Canada in Kitchener-Waterloo, New York City in the United States & the Caribbean.
The ForUsGirls Foundation founded in 2015 as a community initiative. Since 2015, ForUsGirls has impacted over 5,000 young womxn and girls in Canada & worldwide. We are a feminist, inclusive, social justice organization. We empower young womxn to champion change in their communities & the world.
Every womxn and girl has the potential to create effective community and global change. They just need the confidence and self-esteem boost to believe in themselves. We develop emotionally strong, empathetic and balanced leaders.
Marginalized populations have economic opportunities to create wealth for their families & communities through entrepreneurship. We train our young leaders the value and impact of entrepreneurship for social good.
Millennials & Generation Z are techy-savvy and focused on fast & high-tech technology. They will need data, coding and information management skills to prepare and succeed in the future of work. Our programs integrate advanced tech exposure and training.
We are developing the self-esteem, confidence and emotional intelligence of young womxn and girls.
We are training young womxn and girls as web developers, designers and computer programmers.
We are empowering innovators with our 7-week professional development & entrepreneurship training accelerator.
Supporting quality education for girls in rural communities to dream big.
Empowering the next generation of leaders to lead now.
Inspiring digital creatives and technologist to create design solutions.
We are always seeking dynamic individuals who have a passion for feminism, social justice and youth development to join our growing international team. Lead a life of purpose and passion—volunteer with us. We are recruiting program team volunteers, executive team members, advisors and board of directors.
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An engaging workshop series introducing essential programming concepts such as user input, selection structure and loops. This series is a continuation of the Java coding series in Fall. Previous experience coding with Java is recommended.