WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In celebration of International Day of the Girl on October 11, Girl Up's annual #GirlHero Awards honors the young social changemakers and gender justice trailblazers who are passionately using their platforms to create a more equitable world for all. Centered around the theme "Girls: The Heroes we Deserve," Girl Up's 5th annual #GirlHero Awards, presented by Pacsun, highlights the collective impact of girls, women, and allies around the world as a force for positive change.
- "What an honor to be recognized as one of Girl Up's 2022 #GirlHero Award recipients.
- Around the world, from Delhi to Flint to Tehran, I see brilliant, thoughtful, ambitious girls stepping into their power and taking action.
- Girl Up Champion Monique Coleman will co-host the powerful evening alongside a nominated Girl Up leader, with the event beginning online at 8pm EDT.
- Founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, Girl Up operates a global network of regional affiliates and serves 150,000 girls in 130 countries.