About us

The Shift Foundation is a youth-development organisation supporting young women aged 12-25 years to lead their best lives. We help young women feel more:

CONNECTED

with strong, trusted relationships with peers, positive role models, and their wider communities.

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CONFIDENT

in their self identity, self-worth and holistic well-being.

EMPOWERED

in their lives, with opportunities to influence the issues that matter to them.

OUR APPROACH

  • Build whanaungatanga (strong relationships)

  • Co-design and collaborate

  • Create inclusive and fun experiences

  • Holistic - focus on the needs of the whole person

  • Empower the next leaders

SHIFTING THE SYSTEM

We also support people who influence young women’s lives to be more:

  • informed - about what works for young women

  • capable - to meet young women’s needs through their practice

  • inclusive - of young women in their decision-making processes

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FUNDED BY
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