Books for Jamaica

An update on our current GoFundMe activities. Dear Donors, Thank you so much for contributing to phase one of our GoFundMe campaign, to send hundreds of textbooks to schools in rural Jamaica. in December 2018, we received thousands of donated textbooks from Beurling Academy high school in Verdun, Montreal. With the transition to digital textbooks and

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Meet Echo Jiang

Meet one of our Dawson College Interns, Echo Jiang, 17. She is facilitating our girls’ club at Beurling Academy in Verdun, Montreal on Thursdays. The special fact about Echo: She moved to Canada from China by herself at age 15. ✨A quote that inspires her. “If they don’t give you a seat at the table,

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Supergirl. Play Now x Talsom

DESIGN THINKING CHALLENGE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019 Talsom Digital Transformation Old Port Office, Montreal February 23rd, 2019 at 10 a.m. Workshop Partnership Announcement Design Thinking challenge: How might we create a board game that showcases a hero girl and answers the needs of your designated player.’ The ForUsGirls Foundation is pleased to announce its partnership

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WeDay 2018

MONTREAL, QC Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 by Aminka Belvitt,  ForUsGirls President & CEO On February 20th, I had the privilege of sharing my story with over 2,000 youth at WeDay Montreal. I have always wanted to be a WeDay speaker. When the WeDay team contacted me in late 2017, I was filled with so much

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Women’s History Month

Happy WHM! Welcome to Femme Month on ForUsGirls! Christelle Saint-Julien Honouring Women’s history is the moment to talk about ourselves, our achievements, struggles, and yes, history, on the journey to gender equality. We’re about accepting, celebrating and developing empowered women and girls. Our responsibility embodies inclusivity, and we’re taking action in representing all these voices. It

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We’re Back!

Hello World! The ForUsGirls blog is back up and running! Don’t call it a comeback! We’ve been busying rebranding ourselves, making new connections and friends to bring you a new voice, new stories, new insight with the same juicy, intellectual, and intersectional talk! Like any mission, it takes a team to complete it. With that,

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