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GLOBAL GOALS WORLD CUP
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NYC 2017 Teams

Drumroll....   It is TEAM TIME!!  

Presenting the teams who have qualified to play in the GGWCup NYC on Tuesday September 19th. 
We are humbled by the diversity of teams and their cool plans for action. They come traveling from Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.  They are activistas and change makers.  They are the stars of the Global Goals World Cup!
Get latest updates on the ggwcup facebok page. 
We can't wait to see you all in action! 
Hold cursor over team photo to read about the teams

  MAMAS UNITED  Playing for goal 3:  Health and Wellbeing  An allstar team of maternal health advocates from maternity foundation and other organizations. "no woman should die giving life" www.maternity.dk

MAMAS UNITED
Playing for goal 3:  Health and Wellbeing

An allstar team of maternal health advocates from maternity foundation and other organizations.
"no woman should die giving life"
www.maternity.dk

  MOVING THE GOALPOSTS  playing for goal 5: Gender Equality  The winners of the Nairobi tournament. Young women from the Kilifi Coastal Region. https://www.mtgk.org/

MOVING THE GOALPOSTS
playing for goal 5: Gender Equality

The winners of the Nairobi tournament. Young women from the Kilifi Coastal Region.
https://www.mtgk.org/

  SPORTS EQUALITY ENFORCERS  Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality  Female athletes fighting for the right to participate in sport and attend sports events on equal terms. 

SPORTS EQUALITY ENFORCERS
Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality

Female athletes fighting for the right to participate in sport and attend sports events on equal terms. 

  CLIMATE REALITY   playing for goal 13: Climate Action  Players from the Nature Island of the Caribbean: Dominica. They come together in NYC to tackle the Global Goals in our own unique way. "We play to protect all families, our environment and future generations from the impact of the climate crisis!"

CLIMATE REALITY
playing for goal 13: Climate Action

Players from the Nature Island of the Caribbean: Dominica. They come together in NYC to tackle the Global Goals in our own unique way. "We play to protect all families, our environment and future generations from the impact of the climate crisis!"

 GLOSSIER playing for goal 5: Gender Equality (profile coming)

GLOSSIER
playing for goal 5: Gender Equality
(profile coming)

  SDG CHANGEMAKERS  Playing for goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals  Uniting all dynamics of society to make sure "no goal is left behind" facebook.com/sdgchangmakers

SDG CHANGEMAKERS
Playing for goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals

Uniting all dynamics of society to make sure "no goal is left behind"
facebook.com/sdgchangmakers

  BIG FC   Playing for goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities  Players from BIG -Bjarke Ingels Group, designing for Hedonistic Sustainability. BIG seeks to change the surface of the planet for the better—we’re committed to designing sustainable cities and communities that fit the way we want to live!" http://www.big.dk/

BIG FC
Playing for goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Players from BIG -Bjarke Ingels Group, designing for Hedonistic Sustainability. BIG seeks to change the surface of the planet for the better—we’re committed to designing sustainable cities and communities that fit the way we want to live!"
http://www.big.dk/

  GIRL BE HEARD!  Playing for goal 4: Quality Education Local NYC team of members and staff from the Girl Be Heard performance group. They believe that  through education and storytelling we have the ability build the capacity for empathy in our communities to combat bigotry and intolerance. http://www.girlbeheard.org

GIRL BE HEARD!
Playing for goal 4: Quality Education
Local NYC team of members and staff from the Girl Be Heard performance group.
They believe that  through education and storytelling we have the ability build the capacity for empathy in our communities to combat bigotry and intolerance.
http://www.girlbeheard.org

  THE SDG 5 DREAM TEAM  playing for goal 5: Gender Equality  These amazing gender equality activists have been hand picked from all over the world by established role-models  and decision makers. At the GGWCup they will be united for the first time on the pitch, and experience the power of team spirit and the support from adoring fans, which is normally reserved for sports stars.. Players are still being nominated. Read more on http://ggwcup.com/sdg-dream-team/  

THE SDG 5 DREAM TEAM
playing for goal 5: Gender Equality

These amazing gender equality activists have been hand picked from all over the world by established role-models  and decision makers. At the GGWCup they will be united for the first time on the pitch, and experience the power of team spirit and the support from adoring fans, which is normally reserved for sports stars..
Players are still being nominated. Read more on http://ggwcup.com/sdg-dream-team/
 

  WOMEN DELIVER  playing for goal 5: Gender Equality  Because we know that girls and women are powerful change makers and critical drivers of progress for sustainable development.  And we know that when the world invests in girls and women, there is a ripple effect, and everybody wins! http://womendeliver.org

WOMEN DELIVER
playing for goal 5: Gender Equality

Because we know that girls and women are powerful change makers and critical drivers of progress for sustainable development.  And we know that when the world invests in girls and women, there is a ripple effect, and everybody wins!
http://womendeliver.org

  MEYERS FC  Playing for goal 4: Quality Education  A team of awesome women working for Meyers USA around New York City. "Everyone should have a right to good education". http://meyersusa.com/

MEYERS FC
Playing for goal 4: Quality Education

A team of awesome women working for Meyers USA around New York City.
"Everyone should have a right to good education".
http://meyersusa.com/

  JOE AND THE JUICE  Playing for goal 4: Quality Education  A team of badass juicers from around the world.  "We work for a company that does more than just employ young people. They build a community  and platform of education and support for their crew and young people all over the world". 

JOE AND THE JUICE
Playing for goal 4: Quality Education

A team of badass juicers from around the world.  "We work for a company that does more than just employ young people. They build a community  and platform of education and support for their crew and young people all over the world". 

  TEAM SAUCE   Playing for goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation Players from Youth Action Liberia They  travel all the way to New York to raise awareness of how many people still live without access to clean water.   Read more   https://www.facebook.com/youthactionliberia

TEAM SAUCE
Playing for goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Players from Youth Action Liberia
They  travel all the way to New York to raise awareness of how many people still live without access to clean water.  Read more

https://www.facebook.com/youthactionliberia

  GANNI GIRLS   Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality Staff, bloggers and models, passionate about expressing their independence and individuality through style.  http://www.ganni.com 

GANNI GIRLS
Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality
Staff, bloggers and models, passionate about expressing their independence and individuality through style. 
http://www.ganni.com 

  STAR STRIKERS  Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality This team of badass feminists from Denmark, US and Canada will tell it straight.  @mettedyhrberg

STAR STRIKERS
Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality
This team of badass feminists from Denmark, US and Canada will tell it straight.

@mettedyhrberg

  GLOBAL GOALS NYC FC  Playing for goal 17: Partnerships For the Goals This amateur team wants to do more than just play great soccer. They are dedicated to support their local community and use their skills to build partnerships for the Global Goals.  @beyondfcwomen

GLOBAL GOALS NYC FC
Playing for goal 17: Partnerships For the Goals
This amateur team wants to do more than just play great soccer. They are dedicated to support their local community and use their skills to build partnerships for the Global Goals. 
@beyondfcwomen

  UNDP  Playing for goal 1: No Poverty Staff at the UN Development Program. "we want to kick the idea that poverty is permanent right out of the field. It’s not permanent. It’s not inevitable. Can you imagine a world where no one lives in extreme poverty, anywhere? We can be living in that world by 2030" @UNDP

UNDP
Playing for goal 1: No Poverty
Staff at the UN Development Program. "we want to kick the idea that poverty is permanent right out of the field. It’s not permanent. It’s not inevitable. Can you imagine a world where no one lives in extreme poverty, anywhere? We can be living in that world by 2030"
@UNDP

  SAVE THE CHILDREN  Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality Proudly presenting one of our  two next generation teams (u18) of young activists, rolling in from Weston Connecticut to stand up for the rights of the Girl Child. @SC_Campaigns

SAVE THE CHILDREN
Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality
Proudly presenting one of our  two next generation teams (u18) of young activists, rolling in from Weston Connecticut to stand up for the rights of the Girl Child.
@SC_Campaigns

  GOLEADORAS  Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality A local team of women from the Greenpoint coed soccer leagues, welcoming the GGWCup to their hood!    

GOLEADORAS
Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality
A local team of women from the Greenpoint coed soccer leagues, welcoming the GGWCup to their hood!
  

  SATURDAY NIGHT LIGHTS   Playing for goal 10: Reduced Inequality  One of our two Next Generation teams (u18). These young ladies form East Harlem come from the City in the Community Foundation program supported by NY FC. "We fight for equal access to sport for all  so that everyone has a spot on the pitch regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, or socio-economic class!" https://www.nycfc.com/community/about

SATURDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Playing for goal 10: Reduced Inequality

One of our two Next Generation teams (u18). These young ladies form East Harlem come from the City in the Community Foundation program supported by NY FC.
"We fight for equal access to sport for all  so that everyone has a spot on the pitch regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, or socio-economic class!"
https://www.nycfc.com/community/about

  InStyle EDUCATORS  Playing for goal 4: Quality Education The InStyle Educators are all employees of InStyle magazine who are passionate about education for young girls and want to ensure that they have access to mentorship.   www.instyle.com

InStyle EDUCATORS
Playing for goal 4: Quality Education
The InStyle Educators are all employees of InStyle magazine who are passionate about education for young girls and want to ensure that they have access to mentorship. 

www.instyle.com

  ASK for CHOICE       Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality  Everyone look out! These are former college players from Harvard, Columbia and elsewhere - uniting to represent Coaches Across Continents' global female empowerment initiative: "we aim high with Goal 5! and challenge ourselves to create opportunities for 1 million girls to raise their voices and ASK for Choice.!" coachesacrosscontinents.org

ASK for CHOICE   
Playing for goal 5: Gender Equality

Everyone look out! These are former college players from Harvard, Columbia and elsewhere - uniting to represent Coaches Across Continents' global female empowerment initiative: "we aim high with Goal 5! and challenge ourselves to create opportunities for 1 million girls to raise their voices and ASK for Choice.!"
coachesacrosscontinents.org