Girl Security is a nonpartisan, 501C3 organization empowering the next generation to secure our nation. We believe engaging girls will be the most important national security advancement of the 21st century.

To learn more about the impact young women are having in the field, read essays by young women in national security.


How We Work



with information

Through specialized programming designed with national security experts, school mental health professionals, and educators, Girl Security explores girls' understanding of personal security and provides an intensive and comprehensive understanding of U.S. national security. Learn more about our programming.




with practical training

As part of the Girl Security program, girls participate in simulation exercises developed by women national security practitioners.  Learn more about the Girl Security simulations.




with Placement

For girls interested in national security careers, Girl Security provides girls with placement in a phased mentorship network that pairs them with a woman national security professional one step ahead of them in their academic and professional advancement. Become a mentor.


Student Quote

"Because of Girl Security, I decided to pursue a career in national security." - High School Student, '18

Parent Quote

"This program gave my daughter a sense of purpose." - Parent, HS Girl, '18


Where We Work


In Schools

Girl Security presents the curriculum and scenarios in the classroom during the academic year, after school, or as part of summer programming.



With Schools

Girl Security is working with educators and administrators to incorporate national security curriculum and programming that enhances their learning objectives, reflects state and national learning standards, and fulfills certain Social and Emotional core competencies.



In the Community

Girl Security also offers community programming that educates girls and their communities about strategies to strengthen their understanding of national security.