Girl Effect’s work piloting Technology Enabled Girl Ambassadors (TEGA) in Saginaw, Michigan, is featured in Fast Company, a leading progressive business media brand.

Fast Company, a publication with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, and design has delivered an in-depth article about Girl Effect’s TEGA US project

The feature 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.

TEGA empowers adolescent girls to conduct research

“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.”

TEGA empowers adolescent girls to conduct research, via innovative mobile technology, to provide safer, faster, more scalable and authentic research into young people’s lives around the world.

Read the full Fast Company article here.