The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc. Be Fierce & Daring program builds self-esteem, develops inner strength and leadership capabilities in diverse young womxn and girls through a 13-unit program. We achieve this by incorporating innovative creativity and transformative change into our approach.
Our program is based on peer-to-peer conversations, engagement and a thorough understanding of our collective experiences, journey, and marginalization. Girls' Club participants leave more confident with gained leadership and innovative skills to create their own successes and dreams.
A girl's self-esteem drops between the ages of 10-13. We believe in creating a healthy community and global leaders; we need to develop young girls' confidence and emotional strength. We create a safe space for those who identify as girls to develop their inner strength through our 12 unit curriculum.
Will address insecurities, identities, body image and self-empowerment.
Will define and develop the character traits of a leader in developing leadership .
Will combine new confidence, leadership skills and vision to become a change maker.
Be the role model who inspires girls to achieve their dreams and make their mark on the world. We are seeking dynamic, feminist, compassionate, experienced program facilitators to join our programs team to deliver our "Be Fierce and Daring" program, in partnership with our educational partners across Canada and the US.
The "Be Fierce & Daring" Program Curriculum engages young women and girls through confidence building activities & leadership skill development workshops through a holistic & wellness approach
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Learning new skills gives girls self-confidence and boosts their self-esteem, but it also helps girls achieve a sense of purpose and connect with others to boot.
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Our annual "Dreams to Reality" Career day provides girls with an opportunity to meet inspiring and accomplished local women in their community. This event is co-organized by the participants of our "Be Fierce & Daring" program.
Are you looking to empower girls at your school to dream big, be brave and take risk? Would you like to implement The ForUsGirls, "Be Fierce and Daring" program at your school? Get in touch with us.
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.