Future Heroes Estonia

SDG 5: Gender equalitySDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • Original Title: Future Heroes
  • Year: 2020
  • Award: WSA European Young Innovators
  • Category: European Young Innovators
  • Producer: Eva K. Ponomarjov, Maria Heinsar, Elina Liina Heno, Laura-Liis Järvela, Britt-Lauren Oltsmann
  • Country: Estonia
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Future Heroes is founded with a mission to make entrepreneurship and leadership accessible for young women, inspired by Marian Wright Edelman’s quote: “You can’t be what you can’t see.” Future Heroes is a leadership and entrepreneurship accelerator for teenage girls to unlock their potential. In 3 months and 8 workshops, girls get to test their strengths, boost their life skills, create companies and be inspired by diverse role models. Its a blended experience of using the latest digital learning solutions combined with face-to-face workshops with project deep dives and mentor sessions.
It is the bravest leadership & entrepreneurship program for 15-19-year old girls. They help girls to unlock their potential and create positive change in the world. Girls get to test their strengths, boost their skills, grow their sisterhood and be inspired by diverse role models. A program that has a high impact!