Leadership development and empowerment for middle school girls
Our mission is to empower girls through year-round leadership development and mentoring that builds self-confidence and fosters diversity. LiveGirl helps young women, especially those who need us most, realize their full potential.
LiveGirl provides a community network in Fairfield County focused on leadership development and empowerment for our middle school girls, which provides the following benefits:
- Small group mentoring & access to positive role models
- Leadership development designed to boost social & self-esteem
- Positive social-emotional development & connectivity to their community through diverse friendships and role models
Girls are encouraged to participate in our year-round programming throughout their middle school years and then remain involved as high school mentors and summer camp counselors!
What We Do
LiveGirl brings together middle school girls from across Fairfield County for a variety of leadership experiences. We offer year-round programming that fosters deep connections, including weekly mentoring groups, a monthly leadership series, and a summer camp. We employ a variety of leadership activities, athletics, and performing arts to facilitate team-building in a diverse, team-based environment.
Who We Serve
LiveGirl provides free-of-charge programming to middle school girls. To date, LiveGirl has reached over 1,200 girls in Fairfield County, including 378 girls enrolled during the 2016-17 school year and 58 full scholarship recipients for our summer 2017 leadership camp. LiveGirl has partnerships with the following organizations to deliver programming: Wakeman Boys & Girls Club (Bridgeport), Jerome Orcutt Boys & Girls Club (Bridgeport), Greenwich Boys & Girls Club, New Canaan Public Schools, Carver Center (Norwalk), Norwalk Housing Authority, Boys & Girls Club of Redding-Easton, Stamford Peace, and Stamford Boys & Girls Club.