Founded in 2011, FearlesslyGirl is an internationally recognized organization that, through innovative school assembly programs, on campus clubs, online programs and global initiatives, inspires confidence and empowers young women to be kinder to themselves and each other, creating a KINDER GIRL WORLD™.
FearlesslyGiRL has reached over 100,000 girls, trained over 3000 leaders and hosted the world’s largest anti bullying assembly reaching 17,600 young women LIVE in their schools. We’ve also teamed up with FEARLESS athletes including Madison Keys, Lindsey Vonn and Amy Purdy and worked with brands including HBO, Dove, Instagram, Nike, The Lindsey Vonn Foundation, Evian, Ultimate Software, Moroccan Oil, The USTA, The WTA and been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Vogue, & Refinery29.
FearlesslyGiRL has also designated May 21st as Kinder Girl World Day to put a stop to toxic behavior among girls online, and replace it with kindness. Tracking the official hashtag #KinderGirlWorldDay, we had a total media reach of 171 MILLION, including thousands of posts of kindness across 20 different countries! Athletes, influencers and organizations who participated included: Madison Keys, Serena Williams, Billie Jean King, Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, Sloane Stephens, Kevin Anderson, Julie Foudy, The US Olympic Committee, Girls Inc, Women’s Sports Foundation, US Women’s Soccer, US Synchronized Swimming, US Ski and Snowboard, US Figure Skating, Volvo, Evian, Ultimate Software and others.
FearlesslyGirl is for any girl (or anyone identifying as such) that wants to take action, create change, make their spectacular mark and take on the world…fearlessly!
And I’m Kate!
Kate Whitfield is a speaker, author, podcast host, social entrepreneur, content creator, consultant and founder of FearlesslyGiRL Inc – a movement and school program for a new generation of girls taking on the world – fearlessly!
Kate recognized a need for community, collaboration and conversation amongst young women and began working with Gen Z girls right as they began entering middle school almost 10 years ago. Since then, FearlesslyGiRL has expanded to over 200 Chapters in 7 countries, embarked on over 15 Summit Tours, and recently hosted the biggest anti-bullying assembly in history, reaching over 17,000 girls across North America.
Kate has established herself as a “go-to” expert on Gen Z girls and was 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.
What We’ve Been Up To
Changing the World, One Girl at a Time – New York Magazine
Madison Keys Joins FearlesslyGIRL – Forbes
Measures Taken To Combat Girls Bullying Girls Online – Toronto Sun