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Maiden is a Global Ambassador for the Empowerment of Girls through Education

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“We were told we couldn’t do it, but we showed how sailing is a level playing field. Now, I’m making it my mission to advocate for girls’ education around the world.”
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Our Mission
The Maiden Factor Foundation works with, raises funds for and supports communities to enable girls into education and empower and support them to remain throughout their teenage years to reach their full potential and create better futures for all.

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Our Vision
A world where every girl has access to 12 years of quality education; empowering them to choose their future and fulfil their dreams.

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What We're Doing

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Maiden inspires women and girls all over the world and raises funds for girls’ educational programmes around the world

Maiden World Tour

Maiden's World Tour took the crew to countries across the globe, visiting schools, supporting charities and inspiring thousands. This September, she will be taking on a new adventure: the Ocean Globe Race 2023.

Over 30 years since changing the world in the 89/90 Whitbread, Maiden is sailing the seas with an all-female crew once again.

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World Tour

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From Southampton to Senegal, catch up on Maiden's World Tour journey here.

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The Movie

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The inspirational documentary of Maiden against all odds.

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Get Involved

More than 130 million girls are out of school today

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Official Partners

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Official Suppliers

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