When adolescent girls are a topic of discussion, they are somehow still missing from the conversation. The solution to this problem is easy: girl-driven and girl-operated efforts to end inequality.
Author: Sarah Hesterman
Sarah Hesterman is a student at Long Island University Global and a graduate of George Washington University Online High School. She is an advocate for gender equality and sustainable development who has worked in the U.S. and the Middle East for the past three years. She has supported the advancement of women and girls on Capitol Hill, at the headquarters of the UN, and at the White House. She has lobbied members of Congress for bills that enhance the welfare of adolescent girls and refugees, has represented the U.S. twice at the United Nations Youth Assembly and has worked with wonderful organizations like UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, the Malala Fund, Under One Sky, Girl Effect, RESULTS and Global Citizen.