Global Activism: GirlForward continues to uplift refugee girls

March 6, 2014

Courtesy of Blair Brettschneider
Blair Brettschneider with her mentee, Depika. While celebrating the holiday Teej, Blair was included in the dancing and festivities.


Blair Brettschneider, founder of GirlForward, has been quite busy since first being featured on our Global Activism series. She’s expanded her work helping refugee girls find new lives in America from just one girl from Tanzania, to scores around the world. She was also featured as a “CNN Hero."Blair will update us on all of the changes in her work and life and talk about GirlForward’s upcoming event: “Girl Jam 2014”, Tuesday March 11, 7pm at Revolution Brewing, 2323 N. Milwaukee, Chicago