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OUR STORY

Who we are

The Confident Girls Foundation aims to provide opportunities for vulnerable Australian girls to thrive through netball.

The Foundation helps girls achieve their dreams by highlighting and helping eliminate key drivers of gender bias including, financial barriers, lack of leadership opportunities, isolation, gender stereotypes that negatively affect young women, and barriers to physical activity.

Vision

All girls have the opportunity to become Confident Women.


Mission

To provide opportunities for vulnerable girls to thrive through netball.

"Two-thirds of girls (69%) think gender inequality is a problem in Australia."*

Engagement through sport

The Foundation recognises that participation in sport is key in providing opportunities to girls to develop physical, social, and emotional health and wellbeing; fundamentals in fulfilling dreams and aspirations.


Creating safe environments in netball

Netball provides safe places for girls and their communities to come together in building confidence, empowerment, leadership, acceptance and a sense of belonging.

Empowering girls

The Confident Girls Foundation raises funds to invest in programs and opportunities designed to help and encourage girls to be the best they can be.


You can play a role

Together with your support, the Confident Girls Foundation is improving girls’ opportunities in life by supporting them on their journey of becoming strong empowered women, with the confidence and self-belief to achieve their dreams.

“Investing in girls is one of the smartest things we can do to promote a healthier, more prosperous world. More importantly, it’s the right thing to do.”

- United Nations

*Everyday Sexism. Plan International Australia and Our Watch survey (2016)