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The 2016 G(irls)20 Summit will be held in China next August. A delegate from each G20 country, as well as the African & European Union, Pakistan, Afghanistan & MENA region, will be selected to represent their country.
All applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • Female, between the ages of 18-23 (at the time of Summit);
  • Lives in and holds citizenship in a G20 member country, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the African or European Unions, or the MENA region;
  • Is proficient in the English language for all verbal and written communications;
  • Has or can obtain a valid passport and visa for travel no later than April 31, 2016
  • Has an interest in the economic advancement of girls and women;
  • Will commit to launching a post-Summit initiative/project in her own community;
  • Has parental or guardian permission to travel to China and to fully participate in the summit for the duration of the Summit (This may require absence from school); and,
  • Will provide consent to appear in any and all media



In order to ensure successful completion, please download and save files to your computer before filling forms.
STEP 1: Review the Application Instructions Form here
STEP 2: Review and Sign the Delegate Commitment Form here
STEP 3: Complete the Delegate Application Form here
STEP 4: Reference Form to be completed by school official, NGO sponsor or community organization who has known the applicant for a minimum of 1 year. Relatives will not be considered here
STEP 5: Compile all other required documents:
  • Personal Biography, 250 words maximum. If selected, this may be used on our website.
  • Head and shoulders photograph. If selected this may be used on our website.
  • Video submission file (.mp4) as outlined in Application Form.
  • Scan of Passport.  If you do not have a passport at the time of application, submit a government document to show proof of age – birth certificate, national identity card, etc.
STEP 6: Ensure all 7 required documents are complete.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.  Please save all files as follows:
  1. Commitment Form: 2016Commitment_Country_FirstNameLastName
  2. Application Form: 2016Application_Country_FirstNameLastName
  3. Reference Form: 2016Reference_Country_FirstNameLastName
  4. Personal Biography: 2016Biography_Country_FirstNameLastName
  5. Headshot: 2016Photo_Country_FirstNameLastName
  6. Video Submission (.mp4): 2016Video_Country_FirstNameLastName
  7. Passport or Proof of age: 2016Passport_Country_FirstNameLastName
STEP 7: Submit your application, with all required documents attached in one email to info@girls20.org.


  • Deadline to submit complete applications: January 15th, 2016, Midnight (EST);
  • Two finalists from each country will be selected and contacted by mid February, 2016. Phone interviews will be held shortly thereafter (only those selected for an interview will be contacted); and,
  • G(irls)20 2016 Final Delegates will be announced March 8th, 2016 on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
The following will be provided to all G(irls)20 Summit Delegates:
  • Summit learning materials and supplies;
  • Return economy air travel arrangements, from the closest international airport to the delegate’s home to China;
  • Accommodations while in China (in transit accommodations to be covered by the delegate);
  • Meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner and refreshments each day;
  • All ground transportation while in China.
Visit the official website link

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