Alliance for Girls' 4th Annual Conference

Year of the Girl

On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, more than 350 girls’ champions, including 60 girls and young women, from across the country gathered in San Francisco to learn, share stories, and celebrate the #YearoftheGirl. Watch the videos below to see the inspiring speakers!

*  Executive Summary  *  Photos  *

Watch the Year of the Girl

Keynote Speaker

Pamela Shifman
Executive Director of the NoVo Foundation

 The Future of the Feminist Movement

Lara Kaufmann
, Girls Inc.
Surina Khan
, Women's Foundation of California
Jeannette Pai-Espinosa
, National Crittenton Foundation & the National Girls' Initiative

Girl Talks

Jasmine Murray-Thomas

Community Organizer at the Young Women's Freedom Center
Co-Chair of the Center's Youth Advocacy Board

Amanda Harris
Alumnae of Holy Names High School
Winner of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge

Closing Keynote

Peggy Orenstein
Author of Girls & Sex and New York Times best seller Cinderella Ate My Daughter


Dimensions Dance Theater 


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors

Champions Circle


 Judy Bloom Healthcare Businesswomen's Association
 Loren Mahon Jan Medina  Roselyne C. Swig