About the project

Who we are?

  • Inthecity studio

    Inthecity studio

    The Netherlands

    Inthecity Project Development is a creative multimedia agency. Its team of “digital storytellers” incorporates recognised and proven expertise in filmmaking, animation, web design and development, event video production, and social media. The company’s specialization is in discovering diverse real-life experiences and bringing the stories to life so they can reach a wide audience with the original message and spirit of the experience.
    Website: www.inthecitystudio.com
    Contact Person: Reneta Palova reneta.palova@gmail.com

  • Avangard Personal Consulting Ltd

    Avangard Personal Consulting Ltd

    „Avangard Personal Consulting“ Ltd., founded in 2003, is a consultancy and training company providing complex services – consultancy and coaching, vocational and soft skills trainings in the field of human resources management, organizational development, entrepreneurship, incl. social entrepreneurship.
    Contact person: Galya Todorova office@avangardpc.com



    FONDO FORMACION EUSKADI (FFE) is a human capital organisation, located in the Basque Country, with more than 30 years of experience in occupational and continuous vocational training for employees and unemployed, people at risk of social exclusion. The organisation develops local development projects, provides professional guidance and advisory and support to learning.
    Contact person: Marta Palacio, marta.palacio@ffeuskadi.net

  • Spektrum Educational Centre

    Spektrum Educational Centre

    The Spektrum Educational Centre was established in 1996 as a nongovernmental organization.
    As a self-sustaining, dynamic organization that is open to cooperation, our aim is to offer a wide range of formal and informal trainings to the organizations wishing to develop in the region, and also to those wishing to learn without age limits.
    We offer language courses, from the beginner to advanced levels in effective small groups and individual lessons as well in ENGLISH, GERMAN, ROMANIAN, FRENCH, ITALIAN, SPANISH, HUNGARIAN, and CHINESE.
    Within the framework of our educational development projects we are searching for effective ways and means to prepare the region’s workforce for the rapid economic changes and encourage entrepreneurship.
    Website: http://sec.ro
    Contact person: Zsofia Pal
    e-mail address: sec@sec.ro

  • Point Europa

    Point Europa

    Point Europa is a not for profit organisation operating from South East Cornwall, since 2004. We specialize in adult education opportunities, vocational and non-vocational training, support and guidance, youth and community work.
    Our objective is to improve the economic and social situation of our area, which has high unemployment, insufficient public services and limited opportunities, through education and training. We work with disadvantaged groups towards social inclusion and to improve life opportunities.

    We achieve this through our community work, by providing:
    – Lifelong learning opportunities, vocational and non vocational training and Youth activity for our local community members.
    – Providing work related skills to improve employability for individuals and to increase entrepreneurship and the development of social enterprises
    – Support and development of activities with other community organizations
    – Promotion of inter-cultural communication and international cooperation through exchange and mobility within and for our local community members.
    – Promotion the principles of sustainable development, and education in this field for community members.
    – Promotion of active citizenship on a local and transnational level, through volunteering and other community activities

    Contact person: Michelle Maunder
    Michelle.maunder@pointeuropa.org or info@pointeuropa.org
    Website: www.pointeuropa.org

  • K.A.N.E., Greece

    K.A.N.E., Greece

    Social Youth Development KANE creates projects and structures for the youth, to provide educational and training opportunities for young people and professionals and promote the value of education and training. The organisation aims at fighting discrimination, fostering intercultural and social development, and promote social inclusion and equality, particularly for young people.

    Website: www.ngokane.org
    Contact person: Filaretos Vourkos
    Email: filaretos@ngokane.org

  • Pistes-Solidaires


    Pistes-Solidaires is a European Non-Governmental Organisation founded in 2002 and very active at European level. The organisation comprises 3 departments:
    – Educational mobility: this department gives people the chance to experience learning mobility through European programmes such as ESC, youth exchanges, training courses, lifelong learning projects, senior volunteering, as well as international voluntary civil service through the French civil service.
    – European cooperation: Pistes-Solidaires aims to increase the impact of EU cooperation at local level in the following spheres: education, social inclusion, socio-cultural fields (such as Grundtvig multilateral projects, Fundamental Rights & Citizenship, Leonardo Transfer of Innovation in previous programmes, KA1, KA2 and KA3 since 2014)
    – Local development: we aim to raise local knowledge of Europe and European values. We are ‘Europe Direct Information Centre’ label since 2013.

    Pistes-Solidaires is based in Pau, in the southwest of France, and is also a part of a European-wide federation comprising 13 member organisations.

    Website: www.pistes-solidaires.fr
    Contact person: Jutta Faller

What we aim at?

‘Girls lead’ project aims at providing innovative and flexible ways for young women to get involved in entrepreneurial and social learning, enabling them to act as a force for change in their local communities and in wider society, and thus to overcome deprivation, inequality, educational disadvantage and social exclusion.
The project addresses young women with the aim to contribute to cultivate and enhance youth social thinking and confidence, to developing their leadership attitude and deep community connections, and to reduce the opportunity gap for disadvantaged youth. It raises awareness of needs of changing girls’ attitudes towards leadership and entrepreneurial thinking and learning by showing clear pathways to excellence while applying “confidence-building” measure and effective methodology for youth work in the field.

What are we doing?

‘Girls lead’ activities include:

  • Promoting the Impact stories of female social entrepreneurs;
  • Developing curriculum for Girls’ Leadership Support training program;
  • Developing Girls’ Leadership Support Training kit with digital materials;
  • Creating and piloting “Motivation hub for girls” as a model for sharing social skills andentrepreneurial ideas;
  • Creating and reinforcing an online platform for young women’s interaction, communication and meaningful information about opportunities with social entrepreneurship and tools for generation of entrepreneurial idea with social impact.

Who can benefit?

The project core target groups are:

  • Girls and young women, who are in one of the following disadvantaged situations: unemployed, with lower level of education, or currently not attending any vocational, higher or continuing education;
  • Young women willing to run own businesses;
  • Youth workers and local/regional youth training organisations.