Activating Girls and Women for a More Just and Equitable World

Rise Up activates women and girls to transform their lives, families and communities for a more just and equitable world through investment in local solutions, strengthening leadership, and building movements. Since 2009, Rise Up’s powerful network of over 600 leaders have successfully advocated for 120 new and improved laws and policies impacting the lives of 135 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S. Learn more…

New + Noteworthy

2020 Annual Report

In a year like no other, Rise Up Leaders overcame tremendous challenges to improve the lives of 4.7 million people through new and improved laws, policies, and programs.


Youth Champions Initiative Applications Now Open!

We’re launching a new cohort of Rise Up Youth Champions! Visionary young leaders from India, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Pakistan, Louisiana, and Mississippi are invited to apply to our Youth Champions Initiative. Learn more and apply today!

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