There are 31 million girls of primary school age not in school

Seventeen million of these girls will probably never attend school in their lifetimes.

Globally, 65 million girls are not in school.

Our Team

Elizabeth Patterson

Elizabeth Akua-Nyarko Patterson is the founder and executive director of the Girls education initiative of Ghana, GE...

Robert Bernstein

The Girls Education Initiative of Ghana (U.S.), Inc. is a registered and incorporated corporation in New York State ...

Brendan Taliaferro

Brendan is a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania studying comparative literature with a concentration in the l...

Valarie Otarola

Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Valeria got a scholarship to play tennis for Caldwell University, located in New Jersey...

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Projects

30Girlsin20Days Fundraising

  The Girls Education Initiative is on a fundraising mission to raise tuition ...
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Global Citizenship for Development

The use of Universal Design for Learning and Information and Communication Technologies ...
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Geigus Intern

  Internships and professional exposure is important to comprehensive educatio...
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ICT-Integrated Innovative Education for Global Citizenship to Eliminate Poverty
ICT-Integrated Innovative Education for Global Citizenship to Eliminate Poverty
ICT-Integrated Innovative Education for Global Citizenship to Eliminate Poverty SPONSOR: IVECA Center for Internation...
Trailblazing Women- A Women’s Day Celebration
Trailblazing Women- A Women’s Day Celebration
GEIG- US is hosting a panel featuring 3-4 trailblazing women in their respective industries. The discussion will highlig
Consultation on the Status of Women CSW
Consultation on the Status of Women CSW
  Title: Innovative Educational Approaches for Women's Econo...
Ramapo for Children Youth Leader Conference
Ramapo for Children Youth Leader Conference
The Youth Worker Leadership Conference is an interactive and exciting event for high school students working with youth
2017 Public Service Career Expo
2017 Public Service Career Expo
SAVE THE DATE for the 2017 Public Service Career Expo on Thursday, March 2! ( flyer attached)The 2017 Public Service Car
NGO Committee on Education, Learning and Literacy
NGO Committee on Education, Learning and Literacy
The use of Universal Design for Learning and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) enablemore accessible and

Join Our Partners

Global Student Exchange (GSE) is a professional, full time international study abroad company with over 28 years
of experience in the secondary student study abroad field. The company is organized exclusively for educational
purposes and is established as a permanent organization in the State of Florida seeking to enrich communities
through educational and cultural activities.  GSE promotes global learning, leadership and American culture
by providing educational opportunities for international secondary students.  Since 2003, GSE has been involved
with and the placement of international secondary students into high schools across the U.S.
This is a college pathway program for students seeking to attend colleges and universities in the U.S.
-Global Student Exchange

Person Centered Care Services is a nonprofit advocating for social change within communities by supporting different groups of people on their search for identity and acceptance.

-Person Centered Care Services

Through direct service youth programs and highly regarded training programs for adults, Ramapo works on behalf of children who face obstacles to learning, including children with special needs, enabling them to succeed in the classroom, at home, and in life. At the heart of our work is the conviction that all children seek the same things: to learn, feel valued, and experience success. Ramapo helps young people learn to align their behaviors with their aspirations.

-Ramapo for Children
ReelAbilities Film Festival brings together the community to promote awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. ReelAbilities Film Festival showcases films, conversations and artistic programs to explore, embrace, and celebrate the diversity of our shared human experience
-ReelAbilities NY film festival
Diversability is an award-winning global movement to rebrand disability that began in Washington, DC with Tiffany Yu in 2009.We foster community online and off to connect, showcase, and empower people of all abilities doing amazing things. We want to get more people talking and thinking about disability as a core part of the diversity conversation. We unite the disability community, engage allies, and celebrate disability pride and empowerment.
-Diversability