Founded in 2011, FearlesslyGirl is an internationally recognized organization that, through innovative school assembly programs, classroom curriculum, and on campus clubs, inspires confidence and empowers young women to be kinder to themselves and each other, creating a KINDER GIRL WORLD. FearlesslyGirl currently comprises over 200 Chapters running in 27 States, 7 Provinces, and 7 countries around the world.
In June of 2017, Fearlessly Girl USA, a 501(3)(c), non-for-profit organization, was founded with the sole mission of expanding FearlesslyGirl’s programming and other tools to more young women across North America. As FearlesslyGirl grows, an ever-expanding KINDER GIRL WORLD can follow. Click here to donate!
Meet Our FEARLESS Founder
Kate Whitfield is a speaker, author, social entrepreneur, and the founder of FearlesslyGIRL.
Kate started her speaking and girls empowerment company while still in high school, and since then, has spoken to over 250,000 teens all across North America, shared her big-sister-style advice on radio and TV shows including CityTV, CTV, and regular appearances on Breakfast Television. Kate is the author of the teen girl handbook, FearlesslyGiRL: Tips, Strategies, Advice & Everything You Need To Know To FEARLESSLY Navigate Girl World!
Kate’s approachable style, sense of humor and passion for inspiring young women has earned her a reputation of being an honest, bold and exciting speaker, and a “real” role model and “big sister” to a whole generation of girls. Kate has quickly established herself as a “go-to” expert on girl world and anti-bullying, and has recently been selected by Instagram and the Prime Minister’s Office as an #EducationCan Ambassador, advising the Prime Minister on youth and education related issues, and named an “Exemplary Canadian” by Facebook Canada for her work empowering young women.
Meet Our FEARLESS Ambassador
Madison Keys is an American professional tennis player. The 22-year-old from Iowa leaped to the top of the women’s tennis rankings during the 2016 season, breaking into the Top 10 winning her second WTA title and qualifying for the prestigious year-end WTA Championships. The oldest of three sisters Madison joined FearlesslyGIRL in 2016 and has since held two FearlesslyGIRL school summits, and co-hosted the biggest anti-bullying assembly ever alongside FearlesslyGiRL founder Kate Whitfield, reaching oner 24,600 girls in schools and online. Her dream of taking FearlesslyGIRL global will come true in 2018 when she plans on hosting numerous FearlesslyGIRL summits around the world.
In The News
Changing the World, One Girl at a Time – New York Magazine, December 2nd, 2016
Madison Keys hits back with FearlesslyGiRL’s anti-cyberbullying campaign – ESPN, December 2nd, 2016
KEYS HOSTS FEARLESSLYGIRL SUMMIT IN HOMETOWN – WTA, November 22nd, 2016
Madison Keys Joins FearlesslyGIRL – Forbes, August 24th 2016
FearlesslyGiRL Goes To Parliament Hill – June 1st 2016
Measures Taken To Combat Girls Bullying Girls Online – Toronto Sun, January 3rd 2015
How Canada’s Youth Are Using Social Media To Put An End To Bullying – Global News, November 18th, 2014