Because girls deserve the same chances boys are given to be physically active and healthy.
Because girls deserve to feel comfortable in, and proud of their bodies.
Because girls deserve the space to inspire each other to fight beauty standards, attitudes, and assumptions the media has fed us all.
Because networks of powerful girls who are self-confident and support each other can change the world.
Because girls deserve to know and to write their own “her”stories.
Because no one knows what girls need better than their girl leader peers.
Because how girls present themselves physically, from their clothes to their hair to the way they carry themselves, does not define them.
Because girls need to spread the word about powerful female role models who get ignored or hidden from the world.
Because empowering girls and increasing gender equity has benefits that extend throughout all facets of society and all walks of life.
Because girls must reject the sources that tells girls they’re not good at math, science, or technology.
Because girls deserve to be self-confident in their bodies, on the field, in the classroom, and eventually in the workplace.