- Anjana from Shorewood, Wisconsin who is educating girls about the importance of gender equality and the Millennium Development Goals.
- Alexandra from Stamford, Connecticut who is creating a store for low-income families in her community, called Handled with Care.
- Carolina from Centreville, Virginia who is creating mentoring and networking opportunities for teen girls in her community.
- Charlotte from Leavenworth, Washington who is working to promote sustainable life choices through art projects using recycled materials.
- Neha from Fort Pierce, Florida who is creating a series of workshops for middle school girls, stimulating their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.
- Rabiah from Cordova, Tennessee who is launching a mentoring program for teen girls who are refugees to the United States.
- Ariela from New Haven, Connecticut who is instilling the importance of education and a healthy lifestyle in young Latina girls through the Girls Boxing Club (GBC).
- Abriana from Villanova, Pennsylvania who is launching a pen pal and cultural exchange program between students at her high school and Darfuri refugees in Chad through an online platform.
- Lindsay from Quincy, Massachusetts who is instilling confidence and empowering girls in her community through leadership development workshops.
- Laura from Tallahassee, Florida who is planning to organize a major event to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking.
- Jane from Oberlin, Ohio who is sparking interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among young girls.
- Nadyah from Bel Air, Maryland who is supporting the creation of a community learning center in Sri Lanka by working with students in her high school to collect supplies and raise awareness of global issues surrounding girls in developing countries.
- Alisha from Bellevue, Washington who is working on an online community of mentors and students that uses a crowd-sourcing model to deliver content that builds technical prowess from an early age.
- Abigail from Leonardtown, Maryland who is working to address the increased risk of drowning for socioeconomically disadvantaged children and Amish children through Swimming Safety School (3S).
- Elizabeth from Greensboro, North Carolina who is creating mentoring relationships between girls starting middle school with girls about to finish high school.
- Drucila from Bronx, New York who is creating a documentary telling the stories of individual people who have overcome personal challenges.
- Laura from San Antonio, Puerto Rico who is partnering with the Department of Education to implement her campaign to prevent child abuse in 30 public and private schools throughout Puerto Rico.
- Karly from Vero Beach, Florida who is using some of the recycled tennis balls she collects through her nonprofit Balls Go Round to create holiday ornaments for American troops stationed abroad.
- Molly from Waltham, Massachusetts who is setting up an "imagination station" of non-electronic toys and games for children in long-term care at the hospital.
- Shivonne from Palo Alto, California who is building an online community to discuss global women's issues and creating a speaker series for girls in her community to gain exposure to established women leaders.
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