Future Heroes
Be your own hero
We are a sisterhood without borders

Future Heroes is a growth mindset-driven leadership & entrepreneurship program for girls aged 13-17 to unlock their potential and create positive impact in the world
We all need role models, courage, support and determination to believe we can achieve anything we set our mind and heart to. It takes guts to stand alone, speak up and make great change happen. Future Heroes dares to be real and do things differently.To have more daring and diverse heroes to look up to, we've created an open environment for a driven community of girls with a passion to grow, work together and solve problems.
Welcome to a personal growth and change program to unlock your potential. During 6 months and 10 skills & mindset workshops, girls get to test their strengths, boost their life skills, grow their sisterhood and be inspired by diverse role models. Most importantly, dreams are made a reality by running projects that girls are most passionate about in teams of five, supported by mentors. Consider it a support network to jump-start your future.
We want every business or social action that's created during the program to have positive impact on the society. Be it a start-up that works towards mental well-being. Be it a social action project with a focus on better education or climate action. You get to decide what creates the most meaningful change in the future and we'll make sure to be your sisterhood without borders. It's literally the time and place to become a hero.
Future Heroes programme has been running in Estonia for 4 years already. Get insight from their
1st season in 2016!

Testimonials and feedback from participants, mentors, coaches,

inspirational speakers and partners.

Sustainable by Nature
We are determined to be sustainable in the way we operate, the way we think, act, celebrate success, encourage and empower the next generation of heroes.
Diverse at Heart
Our speakers, coaches and mentors are men and women from different countries, age groups, mindset, mission, cultural background and walks of life.
Global in Vision
Our first language is English. We are a sisterhood without borders in action. Open and reaching out to make growth and change accessible, one girl with a cause at the time.

Future Heroes checklist

You're a great fit to be a Future Hero, if…

You are a 13-17 year old girl
and want to make a difference in the world


You are willing to take action in your life
and broaden your views of the world


You want to gain confidence and courage
to stand for yourself and openly speak your mind


You are ready to be a part of Future Heroes'
open and inspiring community


You are set to committing your time
and best efforts to be a hero

Become a Future Hero!
Application deadline is
20 September 2020!
24 October 2020 – April 2021

Future Heroes program is also a competition and every hero should come prepared for a fair battle! The program consists of 10 workshops, all held in English and free of charge.

Future Heroes workshops are held twice a month in Riga on Saturdays between 10:00 - 17:00
Sessions are kicked off by inspirational speakers, followed by practical skills workshops and squad mentoring to drive the projects forward.

*Some of the workshops might be held online.
24 October at 10:00
24 October at 10:00
Ideation & Team Building
7 November at 10:00
7 November at 10:00
Tech & Entrepreneurship
21 November at 10:00
21 November at 10:00
Leadership & Problem Solving
5 December at 10:00
5 December at 10:00
Voice & Will
19 December at 10:00
19 December at 10:00
Mystery workshop
9 January at 10:00
9 January at 10:00
Financial Literacy & Fundraising
23 January at 10:00
23 January at 10:00
Digital Impact & Media Literacy

6 February at 10:00
6 February at 10:00
Practice & Pitch
20 February at 10:00
20 February at 10:00
Mystery workshop
6 March at 10:00
6 March at 10:00
Final Pitch
March 2021
March 2021
Future Heroes Gala event

Future Heroes ends with a Gala in March 2021
The Gala is all about celebrating success together, giving out awards in different categories and illustrating the heroic journey through inspirational videos, guests speakers and lots of performances!
The most impactful team in the competition will be awarded with an inspiring and excitement packed study trip to meet the global heroes!
Future Heroes Estonia Gala 2019
Coaches & Mentors
Aiva Vīksna

Chairwoman of the Board / Association "LĪDERE"

Business Development Head / publishing house/ Lietišķās  informācijas dienests

Vice President / Employers’ Confederation of Latvia

Marika Ģederte


Founder / International College of Cosmetology

Diāna Stankeviča
Talent optimization & Performance expert
Associate / Progressica Ltd
Partner / The Predictive Index
Eva Einmane
Consultant, Entrepreneur, Lecturer
Expertise: business process optimisation,
effective communication, investment projects
Alise Dīrika
Co-founder / Infogram
Senior Product Manager / Prezi
Board Member / Riga TechGirls
Claudio Rivera
Deputy Dean, Professor, Director of Bachelor’s Programmes / RTU Riga Business School
Lead of Education / Foreign Investors Council in Latvia

Anna Andersone
Founder / be-with
Chief Empowerment Officer / Riga TechGirls
Dagnija Lejiņa
Co-founder / Oratore / “Lejina and Sleiers”
Co-founder, CEO / Digital Freedom Festival
Laura Vanaga
Business and Career Coach, HR Consultant
Co-founder / Oratore
Elīna Miķelsone
Project and Idea Manager, Lecturer
CEO / Idea and Innovation Institute
Education program / Idea Fitness
Reinis Širokovs
Personal Development trainer / Freelancer
Group Facilitation, Mentoring and Coaching
Expertise: Inner Peace and Subconsciousness
Olga Dzene
Leadership Development Expert, Coach / TRIVIUMS
Researcher, lecturer / RISEBA
Vita Zariņa
Professor, Consultant and supporter
of young entrepreneurs
Silva Jeromanova-Maura
Board Member / Sia SilJa
Founder / The Business Embassy

Inspirational Speakers
Lotte Tisenkopfa - Iltnere
Founder, CEO / MADARA Cosmetics

Alise Dīrika
Co-founder / Infogram
Senior Product Manager / Prezi
Board Member / Riga TechGirls

Anna Andersone
Founder / be-with
Chief Empowerment Officer / Riga TechGirls

Lolita Čigāne
International consultant
Gustavs Terzens
The Founder of Beatles
Kristīne Komarovska
TV producer
CEO / marketing agency KK PR & Production
Eva Johansone
Studying biology after studying philosophy
News anchor / Latvian Television (LTV)
Tatiana Ginzburg
Director of English Language Center
and University Preparation Center /
RTU Riga Business School
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Sandra Prince
Programme Manager
Aina Špaca
Programme Coordinator