Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls
The gender gap in global education is closing, but it's only half the journey. Adolescent girls must feel empowered to control of their future. They need role models, training, and resources so their education translates to good jobs and good decisions.
What We Do
Information and Resources
Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls provides the information and resources girls want and need to be successful. It targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their success.
As a curriculum-based program, Dream It, Be It addresses topics such as exploring careers, creating achievable goals, rising above obstacles, turning failures into success, and creating action plans for realizing dreams.
Mentors lead girls through simulation games, conversations about personal values and resilience, and activities to balance stress and identify action steps for long-term goals.
What Girls Are Saying:
"It is good to know I am not alone."
"Dream It, Be It gives me hope."
"It was really good being able to connect Dream It, Be It back to things that happen in real life."
"Dream It, Be It gave a feeling of relief and comfort. I felt I had a voice."
88%feel more confident about their future success
87%feel more prepared to pursue their career goals
88%created achievable goals for the future
87%have new tools to overcome obstacles to their success
The Research Behind Dream It, Be It:
Our innovative Dream It, Be It curriculum was designed based on rigorous research. We interviewed and surveyed hundreds of girls in 22 countries. They told us they need education, caring mentors, and financial help.
We also interviewed experts on adolescent girls and spoke with volunteers to ensure we developed a program that reflects both girls’ needs and the ability of our volunteers to deliver.
Girls with dreams become women with vision.
But they can't do it alone. Through mentorship, career guidance, and connections to information and resources, Dream It, Be It prepares girls to navigate their path from dreams to reality.
"The most important thing that will help me achieve my dreams is someone who takes the journey with me."
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