Congratulations to the 12 Girls' Voices for Change Winners!

300 talented young women from 20 countries around the world entered the contest to share their stories of courage, their ideas for change, and their creative perspective. We asked you to vote and share the contest with your friends, and you delivered with over 7,700 votes! Six deserving girls won the Audience Award because of you! Our esteemed panel of judges have also selected their six favorite projects to receive the Judge’s Award. All the girls who participated in the contest should be incredibly proud of the hard work their put into their videos and photography. A special thank you goes out to the facilitators who mentored our girls throughout their projects.

Our panel of judges includes female journalists, activists, filmmakers, and actresses. They’ve joined the Girls’ Voices team to lend their expertise to help pick the winners.
Learn more about them here!

Courage Awards

Judge's Award - My Dream
Radhiya, 18, Kenya
Audience Award - I Want Give a Legacy to My Daughter
Camila, 19, Brazil
Judge's Award - Hope for Junub
Sarah Sunday, 19, Kenya
Audience Award - Marah's World
Marah, 18, Jordan

Changemaker Awards

Judge's Award - Our Road
Viergnelie, 17, Haiti
Audience Award - Our Big Hearts for Their Big Problems
Elona, 16, Kosovo
Judge's Award - Feminist Photography
Catalina, 18, Argentina
Audience Award - A Cup of Rina's Vision
Rina, 19, Kosovo

Creativity Awards

Judge's Award - I'm a Film Director
Ashley, 19, Venezuela - Argentina
Audience Award - Arpita's Reflection
Monalisa, 19, India
Judge's Award - Tree of Hope
Rama, 16, Jordan
Audience Award - Colors of Honduras
Karol, 16, Honduras

Support Girls' Voices!

Every girl who participates in Girls’ Voices receives scholarship funding from This helps them overcome the financial barrier to getting an education. Thanks to your continued support, we have provided scholarships to over 400 girls. Your donation will ensure that future generations of Girls’ Voices scholars can continue their education.