The 2018 Girls Voices for Change Contest


Girls’ Voices for Change is a global media challenge inviting girls to create media demonstrating their courage, creativity, and vision for for a more empowered future for girls. Currently 400 girls in 13 countries around the world are creating media to participate in the contest!

Our panel of judges, along with the public, vote and choose the winners. Winners in each category get a grant to help them further their education and implement their ideas in their community.

Interested in Participating?

The deadline for media submissions is October 5th.  Email patriciacogley@greatergood.org to receive a Girls’ Voices Partner application. Photography and video submissions are welcome, but video submissions should be no longer than 3 minutes.

Prize Categories


Courage asks girls to show us their fighting spirit in the face of uncertainty and adversity. The winner and runners-up in each category receive grants to help them work with their communities to implement their solutions and further their education. First prize wins $1200 to support girls’ education at her school.

Changemaker asks girls to not only show us a barrier to education in their area, but to also come up with a solution. First prize wines $1000 towards implementing a community project.

Creativity asks girls to show us the world from their eyes, using everything they’ve learned about composing a shot. First prize wins $1000 towards supporting creative programming for girls.

Check out the 2017 contest submissions, winners, and runners-up