It’s no easy feat mobilizing world-renowned organizations to collaborate together around a common, highly challenging cause. And for anyone familiar with the global health sector, change doesn’t happen overnight. But for Gary Cohen, Founder of Together for Girls (TfG), change is possible with “deep passion, common motives, effective facilitation and constant persistence.”
That’s how he founded TfG in 2009, bringing together leading organizations from across sectors to form a global partnership working to end violence against children, particularly sexual violence against girls. In celebration of TfG’s 10-year anniversary, we sat down with Gary to learn more about how TfG came to be—where it all began, the challenges, the successes, and what’s next.
Learn how Gary’s background in the private sector and his extensive experience in global health, cross-sector engagement and social impact helped him build a first-of-its-kind multi-sectoral partnership leading the movement to end sexual violence against children.