At the end of 2010, after several meetings organized and supported by the Association of Women’s Rights in Development, the Central American Women’s Fund, and the Global Fund for Women, Amina Doherty was hired as FRIDA’s founding Coordinator. It is with this date in mind that we are celebrating our fifth birthday! “She couldn’t keep her […]

Celebrating FRIDA’s 5th birthday!

On August 10, 2016, FRIDA celebrated five years of being the only youth led fund focused exclusively on supporting and strengthening the young feminist movement with our San Francisco supporters. It was a night of music, cake and magic. Thank you so much to those who were able to attend! Shilo Shiv Suleman from The Fearless Collective […]

Gifting her birthday to young feminists

Dedicating your birthday for a noble cause is always a nice gesture but Barbora Nemcova’s celebration of her birthday this year has inspired many of us to utilise our special day to give to those who need resources the most. A long time friend and supporter, Barbora decided to dedicate her birthday to the young feminist […]

The beginning of a colorful collaboration

As you know, we have been sharing, sneaking and inserting posts for the last couple of months about FRIDA turning five. In case you missed them, you can click here to read our birthday blog and the story behind our five amazing years (and counting!) of funding young feminist organizing globally. But today, we want […]


When did FRIDA begin? Who founded it and where? These are difficult questions for us. FRIDA – the idea, the mission, the institution – was conceived and created by so many young feminist activists and their allies that it’s hard to pinpoint a date and time. No matter what origin story we tell, there is […]