The STEM Sessions

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It is known that women are not well represented in the industries of science, technology, engineering and medicine (STEM). Only 35% of students enrolled on STEM courses at UK universities are women and a pitiful 22% of jobs in STEM … Continued

Striving for excellence

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Something that is really important to us is that we work hard to make the GFS experience fulfilling and worthwhile, not only for the girls who attend our groups, but for everyone who is involved with them. So when our … Continued

Spread the GFS love

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We currently have more than 120 amazing members. You vote at our AGM, you keep up to date with our news, and your fees allow us to provide our services for girls and young women. Having you in our corner means … Continued

Volunteers’ Week special!

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Volunteers’ Week is a great opportunity for us to say a great big thank you to our amazing volunteers for the many ways in which they give their time to us. As well as thanking our volunteers, we’ve been speaking … Continued

Girls, body image and self-confidence

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How do we build confidence in girls so they grow up to become strong, empowered young women ready to take on the world? How is low self-esteem affecting the lives of girls and young women today? Being a girl or … Continued

Long Service Volunteer Awards

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Congratulations to our dedicated volunteers who have shown outstanding commitment to their GFS Groups over the years and who received long service awards at the recent GFS National Weekend. Pam Hutchison: 45 years Group: Eldon, North East Pam is a … Continued