From the very beginning, BET SHE CAN’s approach has always been to set objectives, monitor progress, reflect on results and learn – even when the numbers were small. There’s still a long way to go, but we’ve built a strong base upon which we can start to think big.
(*) Girls, boys, young females and males
(**) Families, tutors, teachers, partners and collaborators
(***) Participants, people involved, social media followers (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
Sara, 11: “I’m very proud. I really liked learning about the world of technology.”
Sofia, 9: “Our programme was really good – it was engaging, interesting and wonderful. I’ll never forget it. Thank you for paying us so much attention.”
Elisa, 10: “I loved the project. I really liked it because I learned lots of new things about trains and technology.”
Riccardo, 18: “All of us matured both practically and mentally. It was lovely to work with younger girls.”
Giovanni, 16: “I think I became more responsible.”
Francesco, 17: “It was a great experience that made us understand how to work as part of a team.”
Christian, 17: “I learned to work with the girls, who are really creative. It showed me that you can work with people of any age.”
Elia, 17: “I was really struck by the ability of the girls to learn new technical ideas, as well as their willingness to participate. I was also impressed by the fact that they weren’t afraid of interacting with older kids.”
Claudia, 9: “At the start I didn’t think I was going to like the experience, but then I realised it was the best thing in the world.”
Luca, 17: “One girl was so happy to be with the older kids and gave me a hug because I was nice to her!”
Marta, 9: “It was fun. I liked working with clever, intelligent, friendly people.”
Davide, 17: “I wasn’t that clever at their age!”
Manuel, 17: “Fantastic experience! The girls showed they knew how to use the same programmes we use. They were really great. I’d like to do this experience again!”
Francesco, 17: “I was pleasantly surprised by the girls’ work. I think I learned more from them than they did from me in the end!”
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BET SHE CAN video on FREEDA, in collaboration with TIMNBY and The Candy Box – October 2017
Appearance on QVC informa on QVC – December 2018
BET SHE CAN collaborates with the following organisations who work in female empowerment in Italy
BET SHE CAN is also involved in the following international initiatives
Shaking the habitual project (2015 to 2017), featuring the Progettinfanzia association, the Hjalli Forskolan network of schools in Rejkavik (Iceland), the Swedish municipality of Harryda (coordinating partner) and the Egalia and Nikolaigarden schools in Stockholm. The project was a collective reflection exercise on training for teachers and educators, designed to create equal opportunities for play and learning in educational services.
Spreading social innovation
Participation in the 2017 and 2018 Milan editions of the Festival della Crescita [Festival of Growth], an initiative devised and delivered by Future Concept Lab. The festival’s aim is to create a virtuous cycle between the protagonists of growth and development, including citizens, institutions, companies, creatives, students and professionals.
World of children
Collaboration with Carthusia Edizioni, a children’s publishers, targeted at people who – like them -love good stories.
Diversity non-profit of the Year – Legal Community Prize – July 2017
BET SHE CAN is one of the leading foundations in Italy working to fight gender stereotypes in school. In order to achieve this, the organisation has run several projects in collaboration with lots of municipalities, schools, colleges and companies, including Mattel and the Gruppo Ferrovie dello Stato.
Stefania Bonfanti – General Manager LC Publishing Group –