Eligibility

  • The summit is open to girls, ages 14-16 (at the time of the summit)
  • Applicants from Chicago and its 28 international sister cities are invited to apply for the program; applicants must reside and attend school in Chicago or one of its 28 sister cities (see below)
  • Applicants must have a good command of the English language (no interpretation services will be provided)
  • Applicants should have an interest in international relations, leadership, advocacy, activism or gender studies
  • Applicants must be willing to participate in an online exchange with fellow awardees before and after the summit
  • Eligible cities:
    • Accra
    • Amman
    • Athens
    • Belgrade
    • Birmingham
    • Bogota
    • Busan
    • Casablanca
    • Chicago
    • Delhi
    • Durban
    • Galway
    • Gothenburg
    • Hamburg
    • Kyiv
    • Lahore
    • Lucerne
    • Mexico City
    • Milan
    • Moscow
    • Osaka
    • Paris
    • Petach Tikva
    • Prague
    • Shanghai
    • Shenyang
    • Toronto
    • Vilnius
    • Warsaw