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"GoGirlGo! is the primary programming focus of the Women’s Sports Foundation designed to combat the alarming physical and psychological health hazards affecting America’s young girls. GoGirlGo! uses sport and physical activity as an educational intervention that supports girls’ health and wellness in childhood and early womanhood. The GoGirlGo! program consists of:
Women’s Sports Foundation’s research points to physical activity and sport as solutions for many serious problems faced by American girls. The research also illustrates the importance of sports and physical activity for girls in local and underserved communities. Read Her Life Depends On It and learn about other research.
Education and awareness initiative
With both a third to eighth grade and a high school version, the GoGirlGo! curriculum shows girls how to cope with circumstances and change behaviors that threaten their well-being and to embrace a physically active lifestyle. Order your copy.
More than $3 million in cash grants has been awarded to further the GoGirlGo! mission. The grants enable new sport and physical activity opportunities to be offered to economically disadvantaged and underserved girls and expand programs to accommodate recruited inactive girls. Learn more about our grants, and apply today for the Ambassador Team Awards.
The GoGirlGo! Communities bring the GoGirlGo! initiative to the local level through public information campaigns, grant opportunities and free events. Discover how you can spread the GoGirlGo! message in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and San Antonio.
A Web site designed specifically for girls, GoGirlWorld.org lets girls connect with friends and learn how to embrace sports and phy"