We see a future with girls and women thriving in a more just and equitable world and we believe in the power of girls and women to drive exponential change.

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, our powerful network of over 600 leaders has successfully advocated for 120 new and improved laws and policies impacting 135 million people in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, and the U.S.

Click on the links below to learn more about Rise Up, our impacts and how we create large-scale change for girls and women around the world.


Global Network of Leaders

Rise Up's global movement for gender equity is rooted in the voices and visions of a network of powerful leaders advocating for the rights and wellbeing of women and girls. View our global network of Rise Up Leaders and Grantees.


The Public Health Institute

The Public Health Institute (PHI), a leader in public health and development for over 55 years, is Rise Up’s partner and fiscal sponsor. PHI is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a vision of creating healthy communities where individuals reach their highest potential. Learn more about PHI’s Leadership and Board here.

Public Health Institute