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.




Leadership Council

The Rise Up Leadership Council acts as an advisor to Rise Up, providing strategic guidance to broaden relationships and fundraising with individuals, foundations, networks, and corporations. The Leadership Council also serves as an active learning community for its members—a diverse group of professionals from across the U.S. who are passionate about girl’s and women’s rights.

Click here to learn more about the Leadership Council and our members.