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Diane Fender
Diane is the Vice President of Girls’ Globe, a global network of individuals and organizations raising awareness about the rights, health and empowerment of women and girls around the world. Diane is passionate about promoting awareness about global injustice issues related to girls and women. Her passion for global development, women's empowerment and grassroots initiatives have taken her to Cambodia, Malawi, Uganda, India, Malaysia, Ethiopia, Nepal and Indonesia. Diane lives in Atlanta, Ga., and enjoys running, traveling, spending time with family and exploring the city.

Entries by Diane Fender

5 Ways to Empower Young People

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2015 | 5:28 PM


Do you remember as a child being asked the age old question: What do you want to be when you grow up? I can remember the answer changing every time someone would ask me. I wanted to be a Marine Biologist,...

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Girls Are Everyday Heroes

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2014 | 10:52 AM

When I was a little girl I dreamed of being a super hero. In my imagination, I would fly to remote places and use my strength to help other people. One of my favorite "super powers" was being invisible, while the second was the ability to speak any language. On...

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Envisioning a World Where Youth Voices Matter

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 2:58 PM

As a tenacious 12-year-old girl, a "top secret" girls meeting took place in the basement of a community youth room with my closest friends. During this meeting, I boldly encouraged my friends to consider their worth, strength and value as young girls. Little did I know at the time that...

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Women Who Inspire: Maternal Health in Karamoja

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 3:27 PM

In rural villages, urban centers, hospitals and communities around the world, women and girls are leaders, visionaries and investors on the front lines of change. Though their stories are often untold, throughout history women and girls have shaped the fabric of societies. These powerful change agents press through great obstacles,...

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