Ms. President US

The Wilton Historical Society is proud to partner with Ms President US for the “Girls Lead!” video challenge.

August 18th marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment securing women the right to vote, and to celebrate this centennial,  Ms President US held its “Girls Lead!” video challenge.

The “Girls Lead!” video challenge was open to all girls in 4th thru 8th grades. The 1-3 minutes video prompt was: “As a leader in my town, I would…”

This years winners are:

Mirabel Rodgers, 7th grader at Scotts Ridge Middle School and is from Ridgefield, CT:
Tiger Tough

Gopika Sheth, 6th grader at The Foote School and is from Hamden, CT:
Read, Read, Read” 

This video contest is made possible with generous support from Fairfield County Bank

Ms President US motivates and prepares girls to aim for the highest civic leadership positions, and is a non-partisan, non-profit, community-based 501(c)(3) organization.  For more information about the Ms President US program, participant/mentorship opportunities and enrollment applications, please visit