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.
*Data updated as of December 31, 2021
(*) Girls, boys, young females and males
(**) Families, tutors, teachers, partners and collaborators
(***) With participants, people involved, followers in Social Networks (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!”
Lara, 8: “I think these`` labels ``are a bit like patches ... the more they are on, the more effort it takes to remove them - but then you feel much better”
Chiara, 10: “Labels do not exist. They are only the result of people's imagination”
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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 and 2019.
Selling on QVC’s TV and online channels of “Volo con te”’s special edition- March 2019.
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.
Fellowship ASHOKA – February 2019
Diversity non-profit of the Year – Legal Community Prize – July 2017
“Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, seeks social innovations that bring specific solutions for a social problem plaguing society, as well as a vision of changing entire paradigms. BET SHE CAN embodies all of this: it wants to activate that mindset change and unleash the potential of girls and young women so that their dreams are not blocked by outdated social patterns.”
Enrica Cornaglia – Venture Program Manager Ashoka Italia