TEGA US featured in Fast Company

Girl Effect's work piloting Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGA) in Saginaw, Michigan, is shared in Fast Company online.

Fast Company has written an in-depth piece about Girl Effect's TEGA US project. The piece is based on the TEGA findings from Saginaw, as well as an interview with Laura Scanlon, Girl Effect Director of the TEGA initiative and Renee Johnston, CEO and president of the Saginaw Community Foundation. 

“Adolescent girls can be the hardest to reach demographic in the world,” says Laura Scanlon. “This is borne out of the insight that an adolescent girl is far more likely to speak and open up to a girl just like her, who comes from her community and understands what it’s like to grow up facing the challenges that she’s facing.”

Read the full article here.