Hasbro Launches Girl Innovators of Play
Hasbro announced the STEM-based program with Girl Up on International Day of the Girl to mobilize a movement of girl leadership, innovation, and creativity.
In partnership with Girl Up, a girl-centered leadership development initiative of the
“Girl Innovators of Play is the next step in Hasbro’s commitment to collaborating with and celebrating innovative women and girls with groundbreaking ideas,” said
“Supporting girls in STEM isn't just about breaking barriers; it's about pioneering progress,” says Girl Up CEO
As part of its partnership with Girl Up, Hasbro will provide:
- A Girl Innovators of Play Bootcamp: comprised of a dynamic hands-on program for girl leaders globally to create human-centered design-led solutions to problems in their own communities, as well as learn from and engage with prominent women leaders at Hasbro and the inventor community.
Opportunity to apply for seed funding, up to
$1,000: following the bootcamp, Girl Up participants will have the opportunity to apply for seed funding, supported by Hasbro, through the Girl Up ProjectAwards program.
- Ongoing support from Hasbro’s Women’s Leadership Network, employee volunteers and women executives, through program design and implementation, speaking engagements, mentoring and more to continue bridging the gender gap in STEM.
More program details will be shared in January. Those interested to learn more about Hasbro’s Girl Innovators of Play and the 2024 program launch can learn more here.
Hasbro is a leading toy and game company whose mission is to entertain and connect generations of fans through the wonder of storytelling and exhilaration of play. Hasbro delivers engaging brand experiences for global audiences through toys, consumer products, gaming and entertainment, with a portfolio of iconic brands including MAGIC: THE GATHERING, DUNGEONS & DRAGONS,
Hasbro is guided by our Purpose to create joy and community for all people around the world, one game, one toy, one story at a time. For more than a decade, Hasbro has been consistently recognized for its corporate citizenship, including being named one of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens by
About Girl Up
Girl Up is a girl-centered leadership development initiative, focusing on equity for girls and women in spaces where they are unheard or underrepresented. We believe when girls and women are in positions of influence, they work to create a more just and equitable world for everyone. Girl Up operates a global network of regional affiliates reaching 200,000 girls in 152 countries. We deliver evidence-based leadership development training through our girl-led Clubs, programs, and events. As members of a global movement, girls are a force for social good — connected to a Community of their peers who are advocating for policy change and advancing gender justice. Founded in 2010 and hosted by the