Palo Alto Student Takes Home Prestigious Grant Presented by Clinton Global Initiative

The Vital Voices grant award is given to 20 female high school students for promoting social change.

Shivonne Logan. Credit: Vital Voices
Shivonne Logan. Credit: Vital Voices
Shivonne Logan is among 20 recipients of a prestigious grant presented to female high school students for promoting social change in their communities.

She is credited with building an online community to discuss global women's issues and creating a speaker series for girls in her community to gain exposure to established women leaders.

Logan is a Palo Alto High junior. She attended the School for Ethics and Global Leadership in Washington D.C. last semester, where she launched her organization supporting women's empowerment internationally.

The Vital Voices award was presented by the Clinton Global Initiative and Ann Inc., the parent company of women's fashion brands Ann Taylor and LOFT.

Vital Voices President and CEO said Alyse Nelson described the winners a pioneers advancing social change in their communities.

"These young women are part of a powerful network of peers that will emerge together to blaze the trail as the next generation of leaders," Nelson said in a prepared statement.

“We are honored to partner with ANN INC. to invest in the visionary plans of these impressive young women and look forward to all they will accomplish.”

dena dersh October 08, 2013 at 02:29 AM
It says right there, Palo Alto High School.


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