While data is critical, hearing directly from girls and women about the progress and challenges they are seeing in their own lives will help focus efforts to advance full participation. In 2014, No Ceilings launched the No Ceilings Conversations to discuss the diversity of challenges that girls and women face in all aspects of society. These conversations engage participants in live and virtual conversations across continents and on social media platforms including Google Hangouts and Twitter on topics such as economic opportunity, education, and maternal health.
The No Ceilings Conversations are focused on listening and learning. Through these events, we want to hear directly from girls and women around the world about the progress they are seeing in their own lives and the challenges and barriers they still face. With these conversations we can better understand where we need to focus our efforts to truly make progress towards full participation.