Our entrepreneurship programs cultivate confidence and leadership skills in girls ages 8-18
Between ages 8 and 14, girls’ confidence levels can drop by 30% and lack of confidence can alter their career trajectories.
Girls outperform boys academically, yet men hold 80% of C-suite positions in the largest publicly held companies.
Women earn 55-87 cents for every dollar men earn and retire with 30% less money than men.
We have served more than 5,000 girls through our entrepreneurship programs
95% of our
Half of our girls served come from historically under-represented groups
Girls Crushing It
Announces Generous Grant from #startsmall
Girls Crushing It is thrilled and honored to receive a generous grant from #startsmall! This support will allow us to continue our strategic planning for 2024 and beyond, expand our programming for girls from historically underrepresented groups, and equip Bay Area girls with the skills, leadership experience, and confidence needed on the path to economic empowerment. #startsmall is Jack Dorsey’s philanthropic initiative to fund global crisis relief, girls health and education, and open internet development. Dorsey—Block Head Chairman and cofounder of Block, Inc.—transferred $1 billion (28% of his wealth) to #startsmall in 2020..