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News / March 23, 2022

Young Women Leading the Way


Young Women Leading the Way: Creative Leadership, Gender Transformative Approaches, and Expanding Civic and Political Spaces




Empowering girls and young women with the capacity, confidence, and connections to meaningfully participate in their communities is essential to transforming gender norms and building a pipeline of women to influence civic and political spaces. Young women are taking the lead globally in developing innovative ways to engage girls and young women, including through sport and play, the arts, and girl-led programming. This conversation with three of these young leaders explains more about their creative strategies to inspire, empower, and support girls and young women from diverse backgrounds use their voices for gender equity and democratic change.

Panelists include:

Bidhya Bhista – Youth Activist, Nepal

Suhani Bushan – Women Win, The Netherlands

Abigail Pattinasaran – Girls Can Lead, Indonesia

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