National Organizations

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Alpha Kappa Alpha’s mission is to cultivate and encourage high scholastic and ethical standards, to promote unity and friendship among college women, to study and help alleviate problems concerning girls and women in order to improve their social stature, to maintain a progressive interest in college life, and to be of “Service to All Mankind”. (773) 684-1282

Black Girls Can Inc.

Black Girls Can Inc. is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization empowering black girls and women owning, leading, creating, innovating, and inspiring in their communities and at large. Black Girls Can Inc. helps foster the next generation of black girls and women into entrepreneurship, STEAM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) and civic engagement by offering free hands-on educational programs, workshops, and events. Email:

Black Girls CODE

We build pathways for young women of color to embrace the current tech marketplace as builders and creators by introducing them to skills in computer programming and technology. (510) 398-0880
(510) 891-1313


BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® (BGR) is a global women’s empowerment movement and multifaceted media, entertainment, philanthropic and lifestyle brand, dedicated to inspiring, and celebrating women and girls of color. The annual BLACK GIRLS ROCK® Awards is the biggest celebration of the nexus of achievements of exemplary women of color who break boundaries, blaze trails, and set trends across sectors. (718) 789-0163
(888) 895-3974

Black Girls Smile Inc.

Black Girls Smile Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to encouraging positive mental health education, resources, and support geared toward young African American females.​ Email: (347) 669-4229

Brown Girl Magic

At Brown Girl Magic, we aim to empower brown girls across the globe to lead by being good examples in their own community and activate their INNER MAGIC to make a difference. That means developing a sisterhood of positivity among the Brown Girl Magic Ambassadors, and these young ladies become “their sister’s keeper” to rebuild hope and love among each other where it’s been damaged or lost through bullying and negative experiences. ​ Email: (404) 218-6866

Brown Girls Do Ballet

The mission of Brown Girls Do Ballet® is to help increase participation of underrepresented populations in ballet programs through organizing and arranging ballet performances, photo exhibitions, and providing resources and scholarships to assist young girls in their ballet development and training.​ Email: (214) 233-5012‬

Brown Girls Do Gymnastics

Brown Girls Do Gymnastics (BGDG) is an advocacy organization striving for more diversity and inclusion in gymnastics and circus arts. Founded by Derrin Moore in 2015, BGDG provides access, coaching, training, and other forms of support to athletes from underrepresented and marginalized groups.​ Email: (404) 671-4363‬


ChickTech is a national nonprofit organization empowering people of marginalized genders through tech programs and events.​ Email: (971) 270-0519

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is an organization of college educated women committed to the constructive development of its members and to public service with a primary focus on the Black community. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. is a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world.​ Email: (202) 986-2400

Female Strong

Female Strong ® is a 501c3 non-profit organization and a community of committed individuals that offer hands-on programs, mentorship, and experiences that build confidence in middle and high school girls. We support the inclusion of all girl, trans, gender-fluid and non-binary youth as we help propel them to become future leaders. By empowering young women with the skills they need early in life, we are equipping them to realize their potential, and preempt the inequities that exist for women in the workplace today.​ Email: (312) 870-0565‬

Girls Embracing Mothers

Our Vision: For girls with incarcerated mothers to fulfill the meaning of their own creation by using their stumbling blocks as stepping stones for a brighter tomorrow. Our Mission: To empower girls in grades K-12 with mothers in prison to break the cycle of incarceration and lead successful lives with vision and purpose. Email: (214) 520-6376‬

Girls For A Change

Girls For A Change (GFAC) was formed in 2000, and achieved nonprofit status in 2004, with the idea of empowering young women by inviting them to design, lead, fund and implement social change projects that tackle issues girls face in their own neighborhoods. Email: (804) 405-2827‬

Girls for Gender Equity

Girls for Gender Equity (GGE) is an intergenerational grassroots organization committed to the physical, psychological, social, and economic development of girls and women. Through education, organizing and physical fitness, GGE encourages communities to remove barriers and create opportunities for girls and women to live self-determined lives. Email: (718) 857-1393

Girls Going Global

Girls Going Global (GGG) is a non profit organization seeking to address the disparity of girls of color in international education and today’s field of travel and international affairs. Girls Going Global provides global leadership programming to girls from underrepresented communities.Our mission is to empower girls of color through travel and cultural exchange to become creators and leaders of the world. Email: INFO@GIRLSGOINGGLOBAL.ORG (215) 798-0011

Girls Who Brunch Tour

The purpose of Girls Who Brunch Tour, a 501c3 is to cultivate, inspire, and empower at risk girls between the ages of 9-17 years old. Today, girls are very impressionable. This demographic of girls is being exposed to bullying, human trafficking, self-esteem issues, and underestimation of self-worth. Through Girls Who Brunch, we provide vital tools needed through literacy, education, life skills, and health & wellness to help girls become leaders and difference makers in their communities. (702) 608-5417

Gyrl Wonder

Gyrl Wonder is an innovative professional pipeline 501c3 initiative giving rise to ambitious young women of color ages 17 – 23. Rooted in professional development, access and opportunity, mental and physical health & wellness, Gyrl Wonder exposes and prepares mentees for the careers and opportunities of tomorrow, today. Email:

National Black Women’s Justice Institute

We research, elevate, and educate the public about innovative, community-led solutions to address the criminalization of Black women and girls. We aim to dismantle the racist and patriarchal U.S. criminal-legal system and build, in its place, pathways to opportunity and healing. We envision a society that respects, values, and honors the humanity of Black women and girls, takes accountability for the harm it has inflicted, and recognizes that real justice is healing. Email: (800) 594-1018

Nova (Formerly PetalsNBelles)

Nova is a New York City-based 501(c)(3) social development organization that supports women and girls with creative workshops, experiential experiences and community based activations. Email: (212)365-4862

Oasis for Girls

Oasis for Girls partners with young women of color, aged 14-18, from under-resourced communities in San Francisco to cultivate the skills, knowledge, and confidence to discover their dreams and build strong futures. Email: (415) 701-7991


PowerPlay’s programs for girls and young women seek to stem the decline in confidence that occurs three times more often in girls than boys from elementary school to high school. If girls don’t see it, they won’t do it. Girls miss out on opportunities to learn from positive female role models who look like them. Email: (646) 518-4040

Pretty Brown Girl Foundation

Mission: To empower Black and Brown girls while encouraging self-acceptance by cultivating social, emotional & intellectual well-being. Email: (800) 514-8559

Project Glimmer

At Project Glimmer, it is our mission to inspire every girl to envision and realize her empowered future. Email: (415) 519-2562

She’s the First

We are advocates and changemakers; ambitious students and dedicated teachers; inspiring artists and seasoned policymakers; resilient mothers and feminist fathers; community organizers and business leaders. We come from many countries and backgrounds, but our differences are not nearly as important as what we share—a belief that every girl, no matter where she is born, deserves to be educated, respected, and heard. Email: (203) 775-5191

Sigma Gamma Rho, Sorority, Inc.

It is the mission of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. to enhance the quality of life for women and their families in the U.S. and globally through community service, civil, and social action. Our goal is to achieve greater progress in the areas of education, health awareness, and leadership development. Email: (919) 678-9720

The Lower Eastside Girls Club

The Lower Eastside Girls Club connects young women and gender-expansive youth of color throughout New York City to healthy and successful futures through free, innovative year-round programming and mentoring. Email: (212) 982–1633


In 2009, Shaleah Laché Sutton created UNIQUELY YOU SUMMIT, INC. (UYS), the organization, and launched the UNIQUELY YOU SUMMIT for Girls, a one-of-a-kind annual forum in the greater Philadelphia region where hundreds of Black girls, ages 11 to 18 years old, engage in discussion and dialogue to address the complexities of being young, Black, and female in America. Since its inception more than 10 years ago, UYS has impacted thousands of Black girls through the work of its annual Summit and other programs. Email:


WriteGirl is a Los Angeles-based creative writing and mentoring organization that spotlights the power of a girl and her pen. At WriteGirl, we match girls with women writers who mentor them in creative writing. WriteGirl is a thriving community with 200 volunteer women writers serving more than 500 girls annually. Every year, we produce dozens of workshops, panel discussions and special events to help girls get creative, get through high school and get to college! In fact, since 2001, 100% of our graduating seniors have entered college, many on full or partial scholarships. Email: (213) 253-2655

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Zeta Phi Beta’s purpose is to foster the ideals of service, charity, scholarship, civic and cultural endeavors, sisterhood, and Finer Womanhood. Email: (202) 387-3103