Here you will find our behind the scene moments, stories of those we are a voice for,
and the details shared from those who have joined our movement. We invite you to explore and enjoy!

Here you will find our behind the scene moments, stories that matter, and the details shared from those who have joined our movement. We invite you to explore and enjoy!


Why Paraguay?: Fulfilling a Promise Made 30 Years Ago Written by Brianna Canty Why Paraguay? We at Girls Soccer Worldwide get this question posed to us often. And it’s a fair one. We are a non-profit primarily located in the Bay Area, California focused on helping girls rise out of poverty through sports, education, and […]

Fulfilling a Promise

April 6, 2024

A Quiet Strength: Interview with Alice Written by Brianna Canty We at Girls Soccer Worldwide talk a lot about the heart behind all we do. We say it is our Ambassadors—they are our driving force, they are empowerment and leadership in action, they are doing the inspiring soul work that makes a real difference. And […]

A Quiet Strength

March 28, 2024

A Look Back as She Steps Forward Written by Brianna Canty “90% of life happens when we show up.” One of our co-founders, Pamela, said this quote to Katie Guerra and it changed her life. She took those words to heart, using them in her passion project and in her college essays. When asked what […]

Reflections with Katie Guerra

October 16, 2023

Building a Foundation for Change Written by Brianna Canty Over the past six months, we’ve been talking a lot about growth, reconnection, and change. In blogs and newsletters, on our Instagram feed and in-person meetings, we’ve brought up, time and time again, the idea of doing more. In March, we published a blog with statistics […]

Meeting the Girl Where She is At

August 29, 2023

Don’t Give Up: Inspiring Words from Dahiana Written by Ava StratmanEdited by Brianna Canty “I have a 100% certainty that we can change the world.” Those 10 words hold so much power. They hold faith, hope, determination, joy, pride, and so much more. For Dahiana, a 16-year-old girl in Paraguay, this is possible. Anything is […]

Ava’s Interview With Dahiana

July 30, 2023

A Passion Project Close to the Heart Written by Brianna Canty At the end of each year, the Ambassadors create and present passion projects that encompass the main focus for their year group. For Year 1 Ambassadors, their projects are self-focused, with many choosing to speak on personal growth or challenges they’ve overcome. When the […]

Passion Project: Jana Barron

June 22, 2023

The Heart of a Volunteer: An Interview with Kathy Dore Written by Brianna Canty There is only so much one person can do with a dream. But when that dream is shared, it becomes a movement. Girls Soccer Worldwide cannot do all we plan and want and hope without those who share our passion. To […]

Donors Make a Difference

May 31, 2023

Food Kits: Meeting the Need Written by Brianna Canty COVID-19 was racing across the world and cases were rising, upending society as we knew it. Girls Soccer Worldwide had to reevaluate, change gears. If we were locked down, unable to travel to Paraguay, what were we going to do? So, we reverted back to our […]

Our Food Kits Mission

May 5, 2023

Ambassadors for Change: Humanizing the Leadership Experience Written by Brianna Canty Raymond Kethledge and Michael Erwin, the authors of Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude, state: “A leader needs to have presence, to show up to the moment grounded in one’s self, as centered as one can be, ready to hear, to listen, to […]

Humanizing the Leadership Experience

April 25, 2023

“Grassroots: Gratitude and Growth“ Written by Brianna Canty On Friday afternoons in Livermore, California, girls of all ages mill about the futsal court. There are our Girls Soccer Worldwide Ambassadors, high school student-athletes with workshop materials and soccer balls in hand; young girls between the ages of 6 and 13, eagerly awaiting the events of […]

A Conversation on Grassroots

April 10, 2023

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