Support Her Empowerment & Girls' Resilience, Enterprise, and Technology Initiative (SHE's GREAT!)

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Key Information

SHE’s  GREAT!  is  a  holistic  community-based  gender  responsive  program  for  boys  and girls  in order  to identify and  transform  gender  stereotypes  and  build inclusive communities  where  students  are  equipped with  the networks,  Science,  Technology,  Engineering,  Arts/Design,  and  Math  (STEAM)  training,  confidence,  and leadership skills  to fully  participate in  their  communities  and careers.  Through the  SHE’s  GREAT!  program implementation,  a  greater  network  of  stakeholders  and  partners  at  the  community  and  national  levels  are harnessed  to better  promote girls’  increased economic,  technology,  leadership,  and innovation skills  and opportunities

Lead Implementing Organization(s)


Not applicable or unknown


Benin, Ethiopia, Georgia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Saint Lucia


Not applicable or unknown



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US Department of State

COVID-19 Response


Government Affiliation


Ministry Affiliation


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • STEM

Cross-cutting areas

  • Gender equality
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school)


13 - 17

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

  • Boys (both in school and out of school)
  • Other community members - female
  • Other community members - male

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

School-related gender-based violence

  • Support in and around schools (e.g. peer counseling, adult-to-student counseling)

Tutoring/strengthening academic skills

  • STEM - in the classroom
  • STEM - outside the classroom
  • Tutoring - general

Women's empowerment programs

  • Empowerment training
  • Leadership training

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

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Cross-cutting goals

  • Increased agency and empowerment
  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms

Additional Information Back to Top

Primary Contact

Micah Johnston
International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
Project Manager