Laura Jones

Helping girls develop essential life skills and the confidence and belief to achieve their dreams

Girls as young as six see themselves as different, and often lesser than boys. Even at this young age, many girls are avoiding subjects that are for “really, really smart” people.

This International Women’s Day hear how gender stereotyping and hidden biases affect girls’ aspirations and self-belief which, as adults, limits their ability to prosper.

If effectively supported during their formative years, girls have the potential to change the world – both as the empowered girls of today and as tomorrow’s workers, entrepreneurs, role models, family heads, and leaders.

Book now to hear how Girls Friendly Society (GFS) is having an impact on the lives of girls living in the most deprived areas of England and Wales. How GFS helps girls aged 5-12 years develop essential life skills and the confidence and belief that they can achieve their dreams.

GFS work with girls and young women, but they need and appreciate the support and allyship of people of all genders and all ages. What Laura shares will resonate not just with all who have been a girl, but also colleagues, friends, brothers, dads, granddads, and uncles.

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