Women Who support Us

Changing the world for – and through – girls

Because I am a Girl addresses an issue whose time has come. Every day, increasing numbers of women are joining the movement to show their support. These inspiring supporters are showing the power of women in Canada to change the future for girls and women in developing countries across the world.

We thank these amazing women for giving their significant talents, energy, time and passion to the movement. By raising awareness and funds in Canada, they are helping to create a brighter future for girls and women in developing countries across the world.

Sandra Pierce

Sandra Pierce

The Bag Lady of Bay Street™ and Associate Director, Investment Advisor with MacquariePrivate Wealth, Toronto, has raised over $60,000 for the movement through two fundraising events.

Enza Ruscillo

Enza Ruscillo

This business consultant, whose boutique firm specializes in "Helping People Connect the Dots," connected her network with the movement through a fabulous 40th birthday party event.

The Cambridge Turbos

The Cambridge Turbos

The World Club Champion ringette team from Cambridge created two dynamic fund-raising events to raise awareness and funds.

Sara Sterling

Sara Sterling

Owner of the Raceworks, a full-service race organizing company, Sara used her talents to create the Markham Women’s 5K and Girls’ 1K Race in support of the movement.

Maha Zeibak

Maha Zeibak

The co-owner of Yorkville's UPC Boutique held a silent auction in her store in December 2010 to support the movement.

Stacey Mowbray

Stacey Mowbray

This high profile CEO hosted a cooking night fundraiser, which included a presentation about the Rwanda school project, and a cooking class.