“I’m so excited to announce the launch of a dream come true!” says veteran journalist Shaun Robinson. The S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls was created as a grant-making foundation that will support grass-roots non-profits that focus on one of five key areas of girls’ issues. Using the acronym of S.H.A.U.N., the foundation’s divisions are: (S)TEM, (H)EALTH (A)RTS (U)NITY and
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The foundation’s multi-faceted mission will focus on awarding grants to organizations that get girls involved in STEM education; help girls lead healthier lifestyles – physically and mentally; promote positive images of young women in the Arts; unify girls in the U.S. with girls across the globe; and improve the lives of girls and young women in underserved neighborhoods.
“I was inspired by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,” says Robinson. “The S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls will work to reduce the inequities that hold girls and young women back and seek creative solutions through partnerships with non-profits who are truly making change. We will use our resources and influence to forge new paths for girls to believe in themselves and dream BIG!”
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