Sonali Pathak represents Her Future on International Day of the Girl

A letter written by one of our girls, Sonali Pathak, was chosen by Michelle Obama’s Girls Opportunity Alliance, and mailed out to their entire community to represent and celebrate International Day of the Girl!
In 2020 we received a grant from GOA to sponsor one of our computer labs in our Learning Center. Additionally, their grant helped us keep high-risk girls in school during covid – Sonali was one of them.


Inspiring Conversations with Sarah Symons of Her Future Coalition

Read an inspiring interview between founder and author, Sarah Symons and Voyage Jacksonville. Voyage’s goal is to help hard-working, inspiring people tell their stories authentically and in their own words. 

POP SUGAR – April 2021

Our Sonali interviewed by Michelle Obama and Lily Singh

Watch POPSUGAR’s Girl Talk: Knowledge Is Our Superpower, featuring Michelle Obama and the Girls Opportunity Alliance, for inspiring conversations and more with special celebrity guests in support of girls’ education across the world. We hope you’ll join POPSUGAR in donating to the Girls Opportunity Alliance Fund so we can create a brighter future for girls.

TEEN VOGUE – October 5, 2020

Michelle Obama and Malala Yousafzai In Conversation For International Day of the Girl

Priya Modal, a 17-year old in our program with local partner, South Kolkata Hamari Muskan, was chosen by the Girls Opportunity Alliance to interview Michelle & Malala! This inspiring trio speaks about the importance of educating girls around the world.

THE HIDDEN WHY – November, 2021

Lessons of Courage

Sarah is the founder and Director of Her Future Coalition, an organisation creating powerful and positive change in the lives of survivors of gender violence and girls at the highest risk. Helping break the cycle of poverty and exploitation, by providing education – and a full range of services that support education – to survivors and the most vulnerable girls in India and Nepal. In this episode, I talk to Sarah about the work she does and the lessons of courage, reliance and hope that she gets to witness every day.

GOING BEYOND MOVEMENT – November 19th, 2021

If one wo(man) is enslaved, no one is free w/ founder Sarah Symone

After witnessing the devastating toll COVID took on vulnerable populations across the world, Sarah makes the case for approaching wellness on a global scale. She suggests volunteering at charitable organizations or local food banks, and explains the remarkable healing power that helping those less fortunate can have, namely providing a sense of control in a time when our lives feel so out of control.


Answering A call: Sarah Symons Founder of Her Future Coalition

Trafficking of women for sexual exploitation is an international human rights crisis. How do girls and women that have been exploited overcome the trauma and create a livelihood? Today we talk with Sarah Symons, Founder and Executive Director of Her Future Coalition, an international non-profit and social enterprise fighting human trafficking and other severe gender violence with shelter, education and employment.

AUTHORITY MAGAZINE – February 29, 2020

Social Impact Heroes: How Her Future Coalition helped over 3,000 on their journey to freedom and independence

Leadership is standing firmly in your own truth and vision while creating space for others to use their talents and ideas in service of the highest good.
Sarah Symons speaking about leadership in Authority Magazine

CELIA – January 21, 2020

Episode 28: The Blueprint for Moving Forward: Collaborating, Listening, and Learning with Sarah Symons

In this episode of the Emancipation Nation, Sarah Symons, a self-educated, non-profit developer shares her anti-trafficking journey. Sarah shares her insights on what it has been like going from a songwriter for soap operas to owning and operating a non-profit organization that serves 750 girls a year.
Indian women laughing in beautiful saris