May 29, 2019

This is a continuation of the youth soccer teams you helped us sponsor in 2018 at Gigs for Guatemala!

This update has been provided by Emily Myers Goméz, the Global Director at Champions in Action.

Team 7
This month, the girls had three practices because of Semana Santa...

March 31, 2019

Dipika Jhariya is a former student of the Brahmrishi Yoga Jabalpur school in India, a zero-fee school that provides quality education to the children of the local village. The school now has over 500 students.

We are collecting donations to send Dipika to her second y...

March 20, 2019

Back in November 2018, we held a talent showcase event called Gigs for Guatemala. This event raised funds for Champions in Action, an after school youth soccer program for girls living in the red zones of Guatemala.

Here is an update from Emily Myers Gómez, one of Champ...

On Thursday, February 28th, Melissa Beard-Jacob gave a presentation about the Indigenous boarding school system in the United States and its impact on Native American conceptions of gender roles. The last boarding school closed in 1996, and they were especially prevale...

March 5, 2019

What better way to ring in Women’s History Month than with our second annual Global Women’s Empowerment Conference?


With the help of Buck-I-SERV and the Multicultural Center here at OSU, we came together to discuss pertinent global women’s issues and how we can have a...

February 28, 2019

Team 7 

At the end of the year, we did a deep dive with the mentors to evaluate which girls are no longer involved with the program and for what reasons. From team 7, only one girl - Jackeline- is no longer participating in the mentorship program. From what I understand...

December 28, 2018

On the morning of December 6th, 2018, the Economic Empowerment Committee camped out in Hagerty Hall on Ohio State’s campus to give out coffee and ask for donations to Sustainable Growers. Sustainable Growers is a nonprofit which provides a yearlong training program to...

November 22, 2018

On Sunday, November 4th, the Girls’ Education Committee hosted Diary & Discussion. In this event, we brought in three amazing women to speak about how they promote girls’ education and female empowerment in the Columbus community and around the world.

Takeaways!

1) Ms. S...

November 22, 2018

On Monday, November 19th, AWOW hosted a showing of the second episode of the A Path Appears series. Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn co-authored the book A Path Appears before it was eventually made into a three-episode series which focused on women’s rights. The se...

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