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What we do

Our mission is to inspire and empower girls from the least advantaged communities by connecting them with a mentor and a network of professional female role models.

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Amy

When I started the year of mentoring with Jackie I was nervous and shy and lacked confidence. My ambition is to become a midwife, but at the beginning of the year I didn’t quite know how I would get there. Jackie believed in me and listened to my ideas for the future. Over the months she motivated me to attend revision sessions for my GCSEs and plan my routines for revising at home. I was k...

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Silvia

Silvia was suffering from a lack of confidence and self believe just before her GCSE exams, and was struggling at school, but her mentor helped to deal with the anxiety and turn Year 11 around.

With help from her mentor, Silvia began to attend school much more and made really good progress with English coursework, earning her target grade of a B in English Literature.

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Why we do it

only

33%

of teenage girls spoken to in 2014 feel positive about themselves and their futures

there are

118,000

more young women that are NEET than young men and women remain NEET for longer

at age

16

50% of girls from the poorest homes achieve no GCSE passes above grade D

We believe

that no girl should have their future limited by their background, gender or parental income.

We believe

all girls should be supported to realise their ambitions, to discover their self-worth, and to develop their capacity to shape their world and their future.

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