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Because I am a Girl

Join us in celebrating International Day of the Girl in New York City!

Join us to celebrate the International Day of the Girl and the power of our New York City community, united on behalf of girls around the world!

Tell the world that Girls Belong Here! corporate board rooms, government offices, and in leadership roles. They belong anywhere boys or men belong.


  • Girls Supporter Ticket $95

    Includes 1 ticket to the event
  • Girls Advocate Ticket $250

    Includes 1 ticket to the event and protects 5 girls in Nepal from sex trafficking
  • Girls Champion Ticket $500

    Includes 1 ticket to the event and sends a girl to school

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We’re sorry to hear that you can’t attend! Please consider making a gift to the Because I am a Girl Fund. Your generous gift will educate and empower girls in the countries where Plan works!

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Malika, 17

Because I am a Girl Youth Advocate

Moderator: Ronnie Eldridge

Pioneer Women's Rights Activist

Samantha Davis

Chef (and former oncology researcher)

Dr. Nieca Goldberg

Cardiologist, Women’s Health Pioneer

Rochelle “Rocky” Jones

The First Female Battalion Chief of the NYC Fire Department

Leighann Lord

Stand-Up Comedian, Author, Keynote Speaker, Co-host of StarTalk Radio

Dr. Susan Roberts

Head of Chemical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute


DATE: October 11, 2017

VENUE HOST: Grant Thornton, 757 3rd Avenue, New York City, NY 10017


To State Street Global Advisors for their "Fearless Girl Initiative"

6:00 Reception and Raffle | 7:00 Program & Panel | 8:30 Mingling & Networking


If you have additional questions, please contact Cathie Cabral at 401-562-8415.


The NYC Leadership Council, a volunteer group of NYC women leaders who passionately believe in the mission of Plan’s Because I am a Girl movement, and who know that the potential of girls in developing countries is greater than the poverty they are born into.

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