Girl Rising Storytelling Challenge

Girl Rising Storytelling Challenge

Girl Rising Storytelling Challenge

Entries are now open for the My Story - Girl Rising 2020 Storytelling Challenge (the “Contest”).

Girl Rising is looking for diverse stories of how individuals, groups and organizations are working to support racial justice, gender justice, access to education or simply helping their communities in this challenging time.

Tell them one of the following:

  • A story about yourself - Share a story that demonstrates what you have been doing to advance gender equity and/or racial justice, or to meet a need in your community.
  • A story from your community - Share a story that demonstrates what a person/people have been doing to advance gender equity and/or racial justice, or to meet a need in the community.
  • A story about a group or organization - Share a story about how a group or organization that you know is taking action to advance gender equity and/or racial justice or to meet a need in the community.

    Prize Information

  • 15 stories will receive a financial award of $500 USD & will be showcased at the Girl
  • Rising International Day of the Girl celebration in October 2020.
  • Select stories will be featured on Girl Rising's Social Media channels.

    Eligibility Criteria

  • This Contest is only open to participants with a valid email address who are 14 years and older.
  • For those who are not at least 18 years old as of the date of entry, a parent or legal guardian must provide an electronic signature and electronic contact information on the submission form.

    Employees and affiliates of Girl Rising and HP, or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Contest, and the immediate family, and persons residing in the same household, as such individuals are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

  • This Challenge is not open to residents and/or citizens of Canada. This Contest is void where prohibited.


    Anyone over the age of 14 can submit a story in a variety of formats.

  • Formats accepted:
  • Video/Audio (2 minutes maximum)
  • Writing (Essay, poem, song, etc.) (500 words maximum)
  • Photos (Up to 3 photos)
  • Artwork (Up to 3 digital images)
  • Languages They accept stories from anywhere in the world and in all languages. Instruction translations can be found in Spanish, Urdu, Bahasa, Vietnamese and Thai.

    If you submit a story in a local language, they encourage you, when possible, to include a translation or English subtitles.

    For essays, this translation will not count towards the word limit.

    Apply by 1st September.

    For more information and application details, see; Girl Rising Storytelling Challenge

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