Registration is now open for the 2011 Girls for a Change conference, to be held on Saturday February 26th, 2011 at the Montana State University Student Union Building. Girls in grades 8 through 12 are encouraged to participate and "create the world you want" including keynote speaker humanitarian Jane Olson.

History of GFAC:
Girls for a Change is a grass-roots initiative designed to empower girls to embrace their future—confident in their individuality, supported by friends, parents and mentors, and secure in the their ability to lead and achieve self-sufficiency, fulfillment, balance and success. Founded in January 1997 by sixteen girls and their female mentors, Girls for a Change (GFAC) is a signature program of Thrive devoted to supporting and encouraging the successful development of girls.
GFAC Activities:
Each year GFAC plans an annual conference and fundraiser, does one local and one international community service project, participates and facilitates workshops and attends a retreat. GFAC participants also meet and facilitate activities with international visitors resulting in an ongoing dialogue about girls’ and women’s issues in different cultures.

For more information and to download registration forms, visit the official THRIVE website here