#ThisLittleGirlIsMe: successful women share their stories

The campaign is spurring girls to achieve their dreams
#ThisLittleGirlIsMe: successful women share their stories

On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl, celebrated each year on 11 October, the Singapore arm of charity Inspiring Girls International launched the #ThisLittleGirlIsMe social media campaign, encouraging women to post photos of their younger selves with their personal tales to show girls that they, too, can achieve their dreams.

During this month-long global campaign, many women – among others, politicians, business women, entrepreneurs and NGO executives – shared their photos and personal experiences aiming to empower young girls around the world. Moonshot has gathered some of the most inspiring posts they shared. 

Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission

Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund

Melinda French Gates, American philanthropist and co-chair of the Gates Foundation

Indranee Rajah, Singaporean politician, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office

Amy Weaver, President and CFO of Salesforce

Samantha Renke, Broadcaster, Public Speaker & Disability Campaigner Agent

Ana Botin, Executive Chair at Banco Santander

Inspiring Girls International, which launched the campaign, is an organisation dedicated to raising the aspirations of young girls around the world by connecting them with female role models. It is present in 26 countries and in 2020 they reached over 24,000 girls worldwide across 306 events.

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