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!
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
GSW: How would you like to be introduced to our Girls Soccer Worldwide community in the states? My name is Johana Duarte, I am 24 years old and I live in Coronel Bogado, Itapúa Paraguay. Currently, I am the soccer coach for Girls Soccer Worldwide in the first EVER ALL girls recreational soccer team in […]
CLICK HERE for a SPECIAL VIDEO MESSAGE from MARIA She was the first girl we met with her cleats up in the air shouting to the world she wanted to be a futbolera! When we traveled to Paraguay we never imagined what would take place after meeting Maria Lujan. An 11 year old girl, who despite […]
My unsure feelings about the trip disappeared once I arrived in Paraguay. While it was our mission to help the girls there, they changed my life for the better. Before going to Paraguay my mind was restless with the stress from school, soccer, and social life, but the girls grounded me by showing me how […]
Our world relies on numbers and statistics to illustrate success. For our trip with Girls Soccer Worldwide I could list many. The number of girls that participated on the trip, the number of supporters we have in not only California. Spanning throughout the country, the amount of hours we spent traveling, the dedicated patrons in […]
Nahir Raidán Ibarra is our Girls Soccer Worldwide Program Manager in Coronel Bogado, Paraguay. She is leading the way for equality and empowerment in a small rural town where she grew up and she believes strongly in using her voice for change. Learn more about Nahir and her involvement with Girls Soccer Worldwide in our interview […]
My name is Ashna Patel, I am 14 years old and I have been playing soccer since I was about 5 years old. I currently play for San Ramon 06G NPL. As a 10 year old playing soccer, I always wanted to be unique, but I am not an overly outgoing person. At one of […]
This trip was life changing. I can barely put my experience into words. It not only made me more grateful for my life and to appreciate the little things but also has inspired me to use my voice to inspire others to create change as well. Throughout my life I’ve always tried to be kind […]