At Project Fearless we know we are not the first team to work on lifting up those around us and we certainly hope we aren’t the last!
We would not be where we are today if it weren’t for these incredible pioneers who all played a part in the inspiration behind Project Fearless.
Not in Amsterdam? Check out these other impact makers creating empowerment opportunities across the globe.
Please note, we are not affiliated with these programs, just beyond thankful they exist.
Athletes Serving Athletes- Maryland, USA
With the belief that everyone is an athlete, ASA relies on supporting runners to allow those with disabilities to feel the freedom and empowerment of racing.
Edinburgh Tool Library- Scotland, UK
Making tools accessible to everyone, thus reducing their environmental impact and creating building opportunities for everyone in their community.
Gates Foundation- Global
Through empowerment, opportunity, and access the Gates Foundation works to lift others up around the world.
Project Fearless has donated copies of Melinda Gates' recent book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, to local schools in Amsterdam. With the hope of inspiring women's empowerment around the globe, starting with the younger generation.
Girls Build- USA
Encouraging girls to stand up, speak out, and be the change she wants to see in the world.
Girls Garage- Califorinia, USA
A wonderful inspiration for our makers-space programming. Girls Garage gets girls building, welding, and speaking out for social justice.
Big thank you to the badass team at Girls Garage for welcoming us into your shop and showing us how power tools can change lives. A special thank you to GG- Founder, Emily Pilloton who has been an ally of Project Fearless from the beginning and paving the way for builder girls around the world.
Girls on the Run- USA
Using running as a tool to inspire living joyously, life long friendships, and a healthy lifestyle in young girls.
She Jumps- USA
By creating a safe “challenge-by-choice environment”, She Jumps encourages girls and women to explore out of their comfort zone in the outdoors.
Wintergreen Adaptive Sports- Virginia, USA
With their “all we see is possibility” mindset, WAS shares the love of outdoor sports with persons of all types of disabilities.
*Mérida spent 5 winters volunteering with the WAS and still considers it the best “job" she ever had… until now.
Women skate the world- Amsterdam, the Netherlands & Athens, Greece
Inspiring, engaging & empowering women and girls through skateboarding. Project Fearless is lucky to have Nanja van Rijsse, co-founder of Women Skate the World, as the head coach for our Skateboarding courses.