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 14 -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 9 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.
Award Ceremony Season 4

Future Heroes Latvia Season 4 ended with a long-expected Unicorn Gala Event - where dreams and stars aligned. VEF Kvartāls "Mansards" welcomed the future leaders and

program's amazing supporters for a grand finale

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 14-17 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

October 2023 – March 2024

Future Heroes Latvia program is also a competition and every hero should come prepared for a fair battle! The program consists of 9 workshops, all held in English and free of charge.

Future Heroes workshops are held in a hybrid mode on Saturdays according to the schedule below
Sessions are kicked off by inspirational speakers, followed by practical skills workshops and mentoring to drive the team projects forward.

20 October
20 October
Ideation & Team Formation
11 November
11 November
Leadership & Problem Solving
9 December
9 December
Entrepreneurship & Product Management (online)
16 December
16 December
Digital Impact & Media Literacy (online)
13 January
13 January
Financial Literacy & Fundraising
27 January
27 January
Manage Yourself & Master Time (online)
17 February
17 February
Build & Bond (online)

2 March
2 March
Practice & Pitch

23 March
23 March
Final Pitch

20 April
20 April
Award ceremony

Future Heroes season ends with
a festive event
The award ceremony 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 are awarded with an inspiring and excitement packed study trips to meet the global heroes!
Future Heroes Latvia

Meet our powerful team mentors

and skills coaches

  • Marika Ģederte


    Founder / International College of Cosmetology

  • Inga Muižniece
    CEO / Call Centre Sonido
    Founder of social project "Parunāsim?"

  • Rihards Zeiļa
    Founder / marketingaskola.lv
    Lecturer / Riga Business School & RISEBA
    Key Account Lead / Aleph Holding
  • Inga Pumpure 
    CEO / Biznesa komplekss
    Coach (APC), Lecturer
  • Kristīne Grapmane
    Chief Operating Officer / STENDERS
  • Aleksandrs Šatohins
    Entrepreneur, business owner
  • Ance Āboliņa 
    Innovation lead / SEB Latvia
  • Aija Miķelsone 
    Head of Baltic SME segment / SEB Latvia
  • Agnese Strazda
    Director of Programs, Marketing, Communication and Student Experience /
    RTU Business School
  • Pauls Siliņš
    Senior Project Manager & Co-Creator /
    Riga TechGirls
  • Claudio Rivera
    Director / RTU Riga Business School
    Director / MIT J-WEL Project
    Lead of the Education / FICIL
    Social entrepreneur, Writer
  • Kārlis Karolis

    Baltic Head of Innovations / SEB Latvia
  • Aldis Greitāns 
    Assistant Professor, MBA Program Director /
    RTU Riga Business School
    Chairman of the Supervisory Council / Latvia Radio and Television Centre
  • Alise Dīrika 
    Product Director / Linearity.io
    Riga TechGirls
  • Jana Bunkus
    Head / J.B.Spark Communication
    Head of Communication Field / Turiba University
  • Kristina Castronovo
    Youth worker, non-formal education trainer, neurographica instructor, aesthetic coach / NGO Miromida
  • Joanna Kristīne Golubeva
    CEO/ O'My Days planner
    Professional Integral Coach and Trainer
  • Enno Ence
    Executive Education program lead / RTU Riga Business School

  • Linda Šablinska
    Sales Support Manager in Private Clients Segment / SEB Latvia

  • Māris Saulājs
    Head of SME Segment / SEB Latvia

Inspirational speakers

  • Anastasija Samoilova
    Beach volleyball player
  • Tomass Pildegovičs
    Senior Expert / NATO Stratcom
    Co-Creator / podcast Ārskats
  • Courtney Adams
    Co-founder, Director / Girls Gearing Up
    International Leadership Academy
  • Elvīra Zaltāne
    Co-Founder, CEO / Legal Hackers Riga
    Founder / Legally
  • Anna Dovbiša
    CEO / SEB pensiju fonds
  • Kārlis Danēvičs
    Member of the Board / SEB Bank
  • Zane Eniņa
    Traveler, blogger and writer
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Aina Špaca
Program Manager
Inese Leoho-Čudare
Program Coordinator