Unlocking inclusive economies with girls, and their allies
Bridging Gender Equality and Social Innovation, through challenge-based design
The ORIBI Girls in Business program inspires girls to become womXn innovators who will lead and change the world.
It is a social innovation program providing awareness and social venture building skills for 200+ young girls in Township high schools.
Youth of South Africa still accounts for 59% of the unemployed population. Moreover, young women and girls continue to be marginalized in the South African economy and are at risk of increasing women-based violence.
We use social innovation and social enterprise to unlock new career pathways for young girls to unlock their independence, agency, and develop entrepreneurial mindsets for positive
Awareness talks with girls
Community deep dives with local organisations
Girls in Business is a 3-STEP innovation program designed to help young girls identify problems they are passionate about, find innovative ideas and create business opportunities.
All-day activities with 100 girls exploring problems and ideating possible solutions.
5 projects, 25 girls, selected for mentoring and coaching support to develop idea into a minimal viable solution.
2 projects awarded a seed start award to
turn their solution into an operational