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Hello and welcome to GirlUp!!

Girl Up at the University of Miami is a chapter of the international United Nations Foundation organization that seeks to empower girls around the world, through funding education and programs that help them thrive and rise up as a community of leaders out to change the world for good.

Through fundraising, hosting advocacy events, and service in our own community, we at Team Girl Up strive to provide equal opportunities for education, health, leadership, safety, and development for girls living in the places where it's hardest to be a girl!

Contact us at umiamigirlup@gmail.com! 

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Description

Girl Up at the University of Miami is a chapter of the international United Nations Foundation organization that seeks to empower girls around the world, through funding education and programs that help them thrive and rise up as a community of leaders out to change the world, for good. Through fundraising, hosting advocacy events, and service in our own community, Girl Up at UM strives to provide equal opportunities for education, health, leadership, safety, and development for girls living in the places where it's hardest to be a girl. Contact us at umiamigirlup@gmail.com!

Category

Community Outreach & Social Change

Full Organization Name

Girl Up

Organization Guidelines and Objectives

Guiding Principles
The purpose of Girl Up is to is to use our resources, education, and passion to empower girls around the world, through funding education and programs that help them thrive and rise up as a community of leaders out to change the world, for good.

Objectives
The objectives of Girl Up shall be to:
• Fundraising for the international Girl Up campaign and as well as other non-profits that support girls’ education, health, safety, leadership, and development programs, through holding fundraisers on campus and in the Miami community.
• Education about girls’ issues and equal opportunities through hosting advocacy and awareness events such as discussions, speakers, documentary screenings, etc.
• Promotion of community service and awareness of girls’ & education issues in our own area through volunteering with local organizations.
• Connecting members to the mission through pen pal systems, video chats, community service, attending the annual national Girl Up Leadership Summit, etc.

Organization Email Address
President University of Miami E-mail Address
President/Chair First and Last Name

Natasha Patel

Treasurer E-mail Address
Treasurer First and Last Name

Chris Kurien

Primary Advisor First and Last Name

Brittany Brewster

Advisors's Title at University of Miami

Assistant Director

Facebook

facebook.com/girlupmiami

Instagram:

@girlupmiami