Global Forum II Conference 2018

BOOK NOW now for the Global Forum on Girls’ Education® II, June 18-20, 2018, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC.

GSA is once again partnering with NCGS and other associations from around the world to offer this unique opportunity to engage in explorations and conversations focused exclusively on girls’ education. The Global Forum on Girls’ Education® II will bring together educators, researchers, advocates, and authors from across the globe to exchange best practices and innovative approaches for academic excellence and the healthy development of girls. We will address a myriad of topics that are important in girls’ education including leadership, wellness, inclusion, STEAM education, and civic engagement, among others.

We have a strong delegation of GSA members presenting and attending the Global Forum II Conference.  It is still possible to register and join colleagues in Washington DC and further details about the Conference can be found on the NCGS website.  Early bird rates are available until 15 April 2018, regular registration closes on 1 June 2018.

Find out more here and click on the button to the right to read Session Reports from GSA Members who attended the 2016 Global Forum.

2018 Speakers include:

  • Billie Jean King, tennis legend and gender equality advocate (Girls Prep)
  • Halla Tomasdóttir, 2016 candidate for president of Iceland and member of the founding team of Rekyjavík University (Margrét Pála Schools)
  • Sylvia Acevedo, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA (and former rocket scientist) (YWPN)
  • Gail Kelly, author and former CEO, Westpac Group (AGSA)
  • Gaby Martino, Argentinian educator (Red ALCED)
  • Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Co-founder and Executive Director, ICAN (International Civil Society Action Network) (Round Square)
  • Conor Neill, business professor and President, Vistage (EASSE)
  • Simon Noakes, Founder and CEO, Interactive Schools (ASGS)Find out more about each of these talented individuals by visiting the speakers page of the conference website.

#StandUpSpeakUp for Girls’ Education

In March, the US, UK, and Australia celebrate Women’s History Month and the world recognizes International Women’s Day (March 8).  NCGS is asking its supporters to take action by using the messages and images provided in this toolkit to advocate for girls’ education.

NCGS and its Global Forum on Girls’ Education® II strategic partners are encouraging the global community of educators, students, parents, alumnae, and advocates to make a commitment to the education and healthy development of girls and young women everywhere by signing the “Create a World of Possibilities: Speak Up for Girls’ Education” Pledge. It is a call to action to awaken the world to the importance of empowering girls through a single, inalienable right: access to a quality education.