Cumbre de Liderazgo 2020

Join hundreds of young leaders from around the world for our 2020 Girl Up Leadership Summit in Washington, DC on July 7-9, 2020

Preguntas frecuentes

Get all the information you need about financial aid, the official hotel, and registration here!

  1. When can I register?
    Register now and secure your spot for the early bird rate of $129 USD. Early bird registration is open until March 31. Summit registration closes on June 7 or once capacity is reached, whichever comes first. Past years have sold out quickly, with a long wait list. Don’t delay in registering for your spot!
  2. Who can attend the Girl Up Leadership Summit?
    The Leadership Summit is open to students aged 13-22, with a program especially designed for students in high school. We encourage students of all genders and backgrounds to attend.
  3. ¿Qué incluye el cargo de inscripción?
    The registration fee covers the cost of attending all programming, breakfast and lunch, and transportation for the day of action. El cargo de inscripción NO cubre el costo de la habitación del hotel. Debes reservar y pagar el alojamiento por separado.
  4. ¿Hay descuentos para grupos?
    No, there are no registration discounts available at this time.
  5. ¿Por qué no puedo inscribir a muchas personas al mismo tiempo?
    Se puede inscribir solo una persona a la vez. This allows Girl Up to capture all the pertinent information for each participant including birthday, t-shirt size, and dietary needs.
  6. ¿Mis padres o mi acompañante pueden inscribirse en la Cumbre de Liderazgo?
    Due to high demand and youth-centered programming, no parents or adult chaperones may register for or attend the Leadership Summit. Parents with questions or concerns can contact Girl Up at
  7. I can’t afford the registration fee or travel costs. What do I do?
    You can apply for travel financial assistance by February 16. Girl Up also has a list of ideas to fundraise your way to the Summit!
  8. ¿Qué sucede si mis planes se modifican y no puedo asistir a la Cumbre? ¿Pueden reintegrar el cargo de inscripción?
    You can request a refund directly from the Summit registration platform, Eventbrite. All requests for refunds must be submitted by June 1. Si tienes algún problema para recibir los fondos, escríbenos a
  9. Can Girl Up sponsor my visa?
    Girl Up no puede patrocinar ninguna visa de viaje. If you are traveling to the Summit from outside of the U.S., please plan to secure your visa prior to registering.


El JW Marriott Washington DC es el hotel oficial de la Cumbre de Liderazgo 2020 de Girl Up. The hotel is in the center of downtown Washington, DC, within walking distance of the National Mall and White House. Attendees booking other accommodations can confirm the details of their stay with the hotel of their choice.

  1. ¿Cuál es el precio de una habitación del hotel?
    Girl Up ha reservado un sector del hotel con un precio rebajado de 269 USD por noche, más impuestos.To reserve a room, please book online through Girl Up’s unique link (stay tuned – coming soon) to receive the discounted rate of $269/night, plus tax.
  2. How long do I have to book my hotel room at the discounted rate?
    Stay tuned for more information on how and when to book your room with Girl Up’s discounted rate.
  3. ¿Las personas que asisten pueden compartir habitaciones para repartir el costo?
    Sí, Girl Up anima a los participantes a que compartan habitaciones para que esto forme parte de la experiencia general de la Cumbre de Liderazgo. La Comunidad Girl Up en línea es un excelente lugar para conectarse con otras personas que asistirán y organizar la distribución de las habitaciones. Nota: Sharing a room is optional; Girl Up cannot directly match you with other participants and is not responsible for any roommate issues that arise.
  4. ¿Cuál es la política del hotel en relación con los menores?
    Minors under the age of 18 cannot check-in to the hotel without a parent or guardian, so please plan accordingly. Además, todos los huéspedes deben presentar una tarjeta de crédito al registrarse. Please consult the JW Marriott Washington, D.C. for further details.


  1. ¿Cuándo comienza y finaliza el programa?
    Breakfast will be served before daily programming begins each morning around 8am. Programming will finish at approximately 5 PM each day. Esperamos que las personas que asistan participen en todas las actividades. There will be optional evening events on Tuesday, July 7 and Wednesday, July 8 for those who wish to better connect with fellow Summit participants. You can see last year’s agenda as an example.
  2. When will the program agenda be available?
    Registered participants will receive emails leading up to the Summit, and a final program agenda will be sent to all participants before the event. You can find a “sneak peek” of featured speakers and workshop announcements in the Girl Up Community. You can also see the 2019 Leadership Summit program for an idea of what to expect.
  3. ¿Qué deben empacar las personas que asistirán a la Cumbre?
    Dress is casual on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ponte ropa que te haga sentir cómoda y confiada. Please remember that even though July in Washington D.C. is hot, air conditioning indoors can be chilly. Te recomendamos empacar por lo menos un suéter o un buzo. On Thursday, attendees will participate in a “day of action.” Attire will include the official Girl Up Leadership Summit t-shirt and attendees should plan to wear comfortable shoes. More information will be shared in a Participant Packet in the weeks leading up to the event.
  4. I am interested or know someone who is interested in speaking at the Summit. Whom do I contact?
    Please email all speaker-related queries to
  5. What are the options to participate in for Day of Action?
    Stay tuned! The Girl Up team is putting together a high impact Day of Action for attendees.


  1. How can I get to the Summit?
    Summit programming will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center at 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is a short walking distance from the JW Marriott Hotel. It is also accessible via the Red, Orange, Blue and Silver lines on the D.C. metro, for those who opt to stay elsewhere. Visit to plan your trip.
  2. ¿Cuál es el aeropuerto más cercano al sitio de la Cumbre?
    The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is the closest airport to the Leadership Summit venue and hotel, around 4 miles away. Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore–Washington International Airport (BWI) are both around 30 miles from the venue and sponsored hotel.
  3. ¿Cómo se trasladarán los participantes desde el aeropuerto hasta el hotel?
    Transportation from the airport to the hotel is the responsibility of the attendee and will not be provided by Girl Up, but there are several convenient shuttle services, taxis and public transportation options at each airport. You can visit WMATA’s website to learn more about the Washington D.C. metro system and plan your trip.
  4. How will participants get to Thursday’s day of action location?
    Girl Up will provide free, round-trip shuttles from the Ronald Reagan Building to the designated location.


  1. ¿Los acompañantes deben inscribirse y pagar?
    El programa ha sido creado específicamente para estudiantes. Parents/chaperones that accompany a participant to Washington, DC will not be able to participate in Leadership Summit programming but can drop off and pick up attendees from the Summit venue.
  2. ¿Girl Up proporcionará personas que acompañen a los participantes durante la noche?
    Official programming concludes each day around 5pm. Girl Up will not provide chaperones for Leadership Summit attendees after scheduled programming has ended.
  3. ¿Los participantes menores de edad necesitan un acompañante?
    Girl Up does not require minors to attend the Leadership Summit with a chaperone. Any chaperones traveling with Summit attendees will not be able to participate in Summit programming, but are free to drop off/pick up participants at the registration area and check-in with the participant by phone as needed.

Ayuda económica

  1. Can I apply for financial assistance?
    Yes, Girl Up has limited need-based funds to help assist with attending the Leadership Summit. Apply here.
  2. ¿Cuál es la fecha límite para que me consideren para recibir ayuda económica?
    The deadline to apply for need-based financial assistance is February 16, 2020. Girl Up cannot consider applications after this date.
  3. ¿Cuándo sabré si me otorgarán ayuda económica?
    Applicants will be notified on a rolling basis, at the latest by the end of March. La ayuda económica se basa en la necesidad, lo que significa que los fondos se otorgan en función de la capacidad de los asistentes de cubrir los gastos relacionados con la Cumbre.
  4. ¿Girl Up se encarga de organizar el viaje y el alojamiento de las personas que reciben ayuda económica?
    Cada persona que asiste es responsable de reservar su propio viaje y hotel.
    Girl Up does have a hotel block which will provide attendees a room for a discounted rate (see “Hotel” section, above).