Boston GLOW is a breeding ground for the modern day superwoman. GLOW fosters opportunities for women of all ages to become empowered community leaders and active world citizens.

SPARKS: The Leadership Initiative


This year, SPARKS will bring together various girls from all across Boston, who will work together on leadership and community service projects. The program will meet monthly at various locations around the city, and participants can expect to acquire leadership skills, build compassion, meet new people, and make a positive impact on her community, her peers, and the world around her. Awesome, right!?

And if it doesn’t get better than that, upon being selected and completing the program, members will have an opportunity to apply for a 2017 SPARKS Scholarship.

The application is brief and the spots are limited. Please help us spread the word! Deadline: April 15th, 2017. SPARKS is open to any 13-19 year old who identifies as a young woman or girl.




Over 5 years we have seen more that 100 ideas from young women ages 14-19.

Their ideas amazed us, so we decided to make them a reality!

Each year, Boston GLOW selects TEN Girl Leaders as IGNITE Change Finalist.

These young women receive scholarship, prizes and the support of Boston GLOW to learn what it takes to be a community leader.

For our GRAND PRIZE WINNER, her plan for change BECOMES A REALITY!

The young women of Boston are SMART, INNOVATIVE, RESILIENT, CREATIVE, SUPPORTIVE and are




Applications for the 2016 IGNITE Change Contest are coming soon.  Please email [email protected] for more information.



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