Girlz For Impact Days is a main component of the #She_Is_A_Scientist campaign, launched by the US Mission in Morocco, to showcase and celebrate the incredible contributions made by women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Morocco.
Girlz For Impact Days consist of a series of STEM-focused activities and projects that all Moroccans - men and women - across the country can volunteer to take part in between March 8-20, 2023. These volunteer initiatives are an opportunity to “give back” to one’s community, while also celebrating the success of Moroccan women in STEM fields and encouraging girls to pursue careers in STEM.
Girlz For Impact is a platform designed by Anoual association which aims to engage civil society in celebrating the incredible contributions made by women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in Morocco. Girlz For Impact encourages people to “give back” to their communities by volunteering to take part in STEM-focused activities and projects.
The Girlz For Impact Days initiative is a main component of the #She_Is_A_Scientist campaign, launched by the US Mission in Morocco to highlight the incredibly talented Moroccan women and girls operating in STEM and who participated in U.S. exchange programs. The Girlz For Impact Days initiative invites all Moroccans – men and women – across the country to volunteer to take part in STEM-focused activities between March 8-20, 2023.
STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
Everyone is invited to take part in this initiative – men and women of all ages and from all areas in Morocco, representing either an academic institution (public or private), an association or club, or an individual who is passionate about making a difference in their community and celebrating and empowering STEM education among Moroccan girls and women.
There are many ways to you can get involved in this exciting initiative! The first, is to think about a STEM-focused activity or project that you, or a group, can implement in your community between March 8-20, 2023. Your idea should have a clear objective that aims to enhance women/girls’ involvement in science, leadership, and social innovation. Only legitimate activities/projects and those that accomplish the overall goals of the GIRLZ FOR IMPACT DAYS initiative will be accepted.
Registration to take part in Girlz For Impact Days will be open from February 11th until March 4th, 2023, with the understanding that all events will take place between March 8-20, 2023. The earlier you register your event on the Girlz For Impact Days platform, the more time you will have to promote your event.
First, create your account on the GIRLZ FOR IMPACT DAYS platform. You are not limited to just one activity/project; you can add as many as you would like. After you create your account on the platform, you can then add one or more events to the map by providing the requested information. After you have shared the details of your event, you can choose who may attend or participate. Each event is registered separately in the same account. After the details of your event have been entered into the system, our administrative team will verify the event before featuring it on the map. Once your event is validated, you will receive an email notification with guidelines and next steps.
Your event can take many forms and is only limited by your imagination! Examples of events include: organizing a seminar or conference, hosting a series of informational talks, conducting a hands-on workshop, or taking part in a community volunteer activity.