Design Thinking Workshop

Supergirl x Play Now

February 23, 2019  | Talsom

64, rue Prince, Montreal

10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

Talsom, a Montreal based company focusing on Digital Transformation through Design Thinking, is creating a specialized  workshop for The ForUsGirls Foundation C for Coding 2018 Spring and Fall program participants. Workshop participants will answer the following questions using the principals of Design Thinking:

'How might we create a board game that showcases a girl hero and answers the needs of your designated player.'  

This is the first design experience between Talsom and The ForUsGirls Foundation partnership agreement, as we both continue to create and provide opportunities for girls to create, build and innovate.

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Career Day Experience


February 22, 2019  | SAP Next-Gen

10 Hudson Yards, New York City

Discovering Career Opportunities Through Innovation

In partnership with Figure Skating Harlem

The ForUsGirls Foundation will create an innovation Career Day experience for young girls aged 10-17 to explore new career options in preparation for The Future of Work. Event participants will engage in a design challenge using experimental design, Design Thinking, emotional intelligence, creative expression and innovation. They will create the ideal mentorship prototype to assist other young girls select the right career path for themselves.

In celebration of Black History Month this experience highlights the work of three professional women as the featured panel: Lisa Godwin, Creative Technologist with The New York Times, Kemi Adetu, Associate Financial Strategic Investors Group at Standard Chartered Group and Aminka Belvitt, The ForUsGirls Foundation Founder & President.


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Political Campaign School

March 30, 2019  | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Centre for Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED)

The Faculty of Engineering, University of Ottawa

In Celebration of International Women's Day

Presented by The ForUsGirls Foundation Inc. sponsored by The Centre Entrepreneurship and Engineering Design (CEED) #VOTFORHER Ottawa. A political campaign school to empower young women of color with the tools to seek elected political office in Canada. in celebration of International Women's Day.

Now is the time to empower young women from marginalized groups the tools and the resources to seek elected political office.

For Her* (binary & nonbinary/ for those who identify as women) women of color.

LUNCH provided.


For More Information

Attend #VOTEFORHER campaign school to start your political career. Limited spaces are available. Don't miss this life-changing opportunity.



Prototyping & App Creation

September 29, 2018 & October, 28th, 2018

The Apple Store, NYC, Grand Central Station

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Educational Services Partnership

The ForUsGirls Foundation is please to announce its partnership with Apple Grand Central Station for girls who attended A NEW REALITY: Tech Summit for Girls in August. These girls will receive a private prototyping & app creation using keynote with the Apple team in New York City. This is a Field Trip designated for the ForUsGirls Foundation program participants and all sessions are an educational service that the Apple Grand Central store offer.


For More Information

If you attended A NEW REALITY: Tech Summit for Girls and wish to attend, please register for remaining available spaces.

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In Conversation Series IV

BOSS UP: Building A Business

April 26, 2018

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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We're back with our In Conversation Series. This time we're discussing becoming a boss and Building A Business. We are providing you with the tools, and resources to start a business, monetize your experiences, skills and talents to create your own opportunities and jobs for others in your life and community. Featuring incredibly, inspiring and reliable local entrepreneur women. Join us in an intimate setting with drinks, light snacks and magical conversation.


For More Information

Get your ticket today. Don't experience FOMO. Join the conversation.

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3rd Anniversary Fundraiser

"Dream, It"

June 9, 2018

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

#3:30 #ForUsGirlsDreamIt

Join us for an elegant evening of celebration, recognition and philanthropy as we celebrate our 3rd Anniversary and launch our first scholarship fund, "Dream, It! ForusGirls was launched in the Spring of 2015 and since has impact over 3,000 young women and girls across Canada and worldwide! Celebrate this milestone with us as we recognise the contributions of current and past ForUsGirls team volunteers, supporters, champions and supporters.


For More Information

Get your ticket today. Don't experience FOMO. Join the conversation.

Women's Day (2)

International Women's Day

#TimesUp: A Dialogue on Women's Equity in the Workplace, Business, and Society.

March 8, 2018


International Women's Day is the global day to recognize all of the political, social and economic achievements made by women. For this year's International Women's Day ForUsGirls is partnering with the Montreal Global Shapers hub and JCCAC- Jeune chambre de commerce algérienne du Canada for a poignant discussion on women's equity and the #TimesUp movement.



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Pain to Passion: Building a Passion Project

January 25th, 2017


"Something Special Happens When Women Get Together and Share!" The most beautiful projects are created from pain and from circumstances of adversity. Let's share, discuss and learn as women how to turn our pain into energy, to fuel our passions and create something wonderful in the world.

For More Information

Get your ticket today. Don't experience FOMO. Join the conversation.


2nd Anniversary Fundraiser

Uplifting Our Girls

June 2017

Come support us in our milestone and continued work to empower, educate, and engage more marginalized girls and young women here, at home, and abroad. After two years, ForUsGirls continues to empower, mentor and engage with girls and young women throughout Montreal, across Canada and internationally. This event promises to be a special evening with spectacular cocktails, artistic & musical performances, and delicious delectables. Join us as we continue to, "Uplifting Our Girls."

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Self-Healing & Self-Care

September 2017

"Something Special Happens When Women Get Together and Share!" Self-Healing and Self-Care event created a space where women and femme discussed their professional and personal journey to self-actualization and happiness while dealing with the pressures and stresses of society. It fostered an open discussion on the present realities of mental illness, anxiety, and depression among millennial women in seeking to achieve multi-layered goals.

Career Day Fall 2016

Local Programs

Career Day

The Annual Believe to Succeed Career Day for girls. We partnered with Foundation filled d'action - Girls Action Foundation in bringing a diverse group of professional women to share their academic and career choices with the girls at Beurling Academy. Career Day is the perfect opportunity to showcase a variety of different career choices for young girls to aspire to. We focused on featuring professionals with a low woman to men ratio to break the gender gap in different industries dominated by men.