Brown Girl Woke News
Keep up to date with all the programs, conferences, aid missions and everything our organisation has been doing. We continue to lift up our communities with our programs, conferences and speaking, being the voice that is heard!
Creating young leaders
Our programs and Conferences are aimed at providing a space and supportive space to all our young pacific men and women. So they can create, explore and speak about issues they may be facing.
Brown Girl Woke provides the tools and our young leaders strive to create a difference in their communities here at home and across the globe.
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Brown Girl Woke Scholarship Program
Our Scholarship programs allow our BGW Club members to further their tertiary studies in which their skills and knowledge go towards the development of our community in which they provide much help and support through different programs and events we hold for youth.
16 Days of Activism 2022
We started 16 days of Activism partnering with Striders Sports Club Samoa
Special Olympics Samoa Mental Health Showcase
Our partnership with Special Olympics Samoa, SOS, where we showcased our mental health music number
Humanitarian training took place for 3Days at Millenia Hotel, with amazing therapist from America and Australia Brooke Randolph LMHC and Roby Abeles Phy D.
Meeting with Canada Donor for Menstrual Hygiene Program
Meeting with one of our funders Canada in the Pacific took place in our office. Canada helped fund 5 women seamstresses to sew 3000 free reusable pads for young girls all over Samoa.
Chanel College School Visit
BGW visited the College with the Legendary Mr. Tee and Talented public figure Asuelu to speak and sing to our youth for our program on suicide awareness
Received boxes of bras and donated to Samoa Cancer Society for Pinktober
Our amazing team made the donation on behalf of BGW. CEO Su’a John Ryan received the donation on behalf of the society. Our team has been assuring our community is informed and help raise cancer awareness.
New Zealand Ambassador Gender Equality, sports and social inclusion visit BGW office
We had the honor to have Her Excellence Louisa Wall and staff the staff from the NZ High Commission graced us with their presence
Safety Program Poster Display
Our safety kids program poster is showcased at our local library
International Coastal Cleanup Day
SPREP made us as youth partner to speak about International coastal clean up day
Suicide Awareness with Gospel Artists
Afi Pasefika Trust Samoa gave us the opportunity to go into schools and speak life. Through this we had the amazing artists Faith Sosene, Lavinia Williams and Lychee Jared Tavai to pray, sing and minister to youth and students.
PACIFIC FEMINIST FORUM
This is the first time a feminist forum is taken place in Samoa. Samoa Feminist Forum is to take place over 2 days.
Donations of books and shoes to schools
Our team drove out to donate books and shoes to schools we run our after-school programs in.
A contribution in any amount to the funding of BGW program will help to make this once in a lifetime opportunity a reality for underprivileged Samoan youth.