We want everyone to identify and encourage young women to consider applying. If you are a priest, campus minister, religious sister, or any member of the lay faithful who knows a young woman with exceptional faith and potential, please let her know about the GIVEN Forum and send her the link to our website. Impact Investment sponsorships are also available [...]
The deadline to apply for the GIVEN Forum is February 18, 2022, and The GIVEN Institute will notify the young women who have applied whether they have been accepted into the 2022 cohort in March.
The deadline to submit an application for the 2022 GIVEN Forum is February 18, 2022.
You can meet the 2022 GIVEN Forum speakers here!
Yes! Past participants have come from many countries, including Canada, Ireland, Mexico, Singapore and the Philippines. International applicants should note that they will be responsible for traveling to the Forum and coordinating any needed documentation.
The GIVEN Institute welcomes young adult Catholic women to apply for the 2022 Forum who will be between the ages of 21 and 30 as of June 21, 2022, who have significant leadership experience or leadership potential, who are engaged in their Catholic faith, and who desire to cultivate their gifts to enrich the culture, the Church, and those in [...]
The GIVEN Forum will be hosted by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The program will include visits to the St. Charles Borromeo seminary and the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, which is home to St. Katharine Drexel's tomb.
The 2022 GIVEN Forum will begin on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 and end on Saturday, June 25, 2022. Participants must commit to attending the entire Forum.
“There were so many examples of women in the Church living vibrantly through different vocations. As a single woman with a career in business, being present at GIVEN opened my eyes to see that God can do anything with your ‘Yes’ if you give it to Him.” “I had been discerning a vocation to the religious life for a few [...]
The GIVEN Forum is a one-of-a-kind, multi-day event that provides leadership training, faith formation, and networking opportunities to emerging Catholic female leaders. It is designed to help young adult Catholic women with a heart for mission and an aptitude for leadership identify their particular gifts and find practical pathways to put them in the service of the Gospel.