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GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare is for you!
Jazz Thornton, Mental Health Advocate
Dr Hinemoa Elder, Psychologist,
Starship Hospital

Join us for one
life-changing experience

Who: You! A passionate young woman aged 15 - 18, with a heart for healthcare or wellbeing, whether it's Psychology, Sports Therapy, Nursing, or beyond.
No prior experience or knowledge is required.

What: The ultimate 10-day GirlBoss Accelerator, fully funded and online!

When: From April 14th to 23rd, 2023.

This self-paced programme is designed to fit around your busy schedule, with just 1-2 hours a day to commit to unlocking your full potential.


Gain Confidence
& Direction

"I just wanted to reach out to say THANK YOU as  I was just accepted into Medicine at The University of Auckland this year, Class of 2026!

I did your programme as a Year 13 student at Mount Maunganui College in 2020 and absolutely loved it and it really helped me solidify ideas about what direction I wanted to go in!"

- Blayze, GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare Alumni
Applications for the 2023 Cohort are now closed.
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Be Inspired by the Best


Jazz Thornton

Mental Health Advocate & Tik Tok Sensation

Our 2021 Young New Zealander of the Year,

Jazz Thornton, is excited to meet you through GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare.

She will be giving big sister vibes as she shares how she used her own mental health struggles to raise awareness and spark change,  whilst inspiring over 2 million followers on TikTok.

Dr Hinemoa Elder

Doctor, Starship Children's Hospital

Ngāti Kuri, Te Rarawa, Te Aupouri

Dr. Hinemoa is a renowned Psychologist, Forensic Psychiatrist, Neuroscientist, and best-selling Author. She developed groundbreaking approaches for children with traumatic brain injury as a director at New Zealand's Centre for Brain Research.

Meet her at GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare for real-life insights on being a Doctor.

Dr Justin Sung

Founder, JTT Med & Foster our Future

Medical Doctor, Auckland City Hospital

Want to get into Med School? 

Dr Justin is the undisputed king of Med School Entry - 1 out of 3 of NZ’s successful medical students have been coached by Dr Justin. 


Through GirlBoss Edge you will get the inside tips, tricks, and secrets from people who have been there, done that.  

Get 1:1 mentoring from New Zealand's

biggest industry players

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Alexia Hilbertidou, Founder, GirlBoss NZ

Our promise to you

After graduating from GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare you will:
  1. Feel more confident to pursue a career in Healthcare
  2. Be better prepared for University
  3. Make new friends
  4. Be inspired by role models
  5. Develop the self-confidence to achieve your dreams. 
We're proud to report that 100% of our GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare alumni agree with the above statements. This level of positive feedback is almost unheard of, and is proof of just how genuinely amazing this programme is.

Siying, 16, Auckland

The GirlBoss Edge programme is like a dream come true: my confidence has increased by 100x in my own home! Being in a community of like-minded young wahine, I am no longer fearful of the future.

Hear from our Alumni 

Monika, 17, Auckland

This opportunity has provided me with skills and knowledge that will greatly benefit me in the long run. It has motivated me to not only pursue my future career but also to commit and achieve whatever I put my mind to, and to do everything with a purpose. I am truly grateful to have been selected for this programme.


Emma, 18, Christchurch

I loved every second of it because it pushed me to think inwardly and also about the world around me and what needs changing. The energy that I have felt as well as the empowerment that has come from being a part of this amazing opportunity is overwhelming and inspiring. It is one of the best things I have done.

Don't just take our word for it

Discover how we have helped 400+ young women like you: 

"Medicine is a difficult and intimidating course to go into, I now have a newfound confidence and feel as if I have the upper hand thanks to this programme!

I really enjoyed the group of girls I got to meet! I am so happy I got to meet like-minded people! The knowledge from the modules was very valuable, and I learnt things I would otherwise never have had access to. The Facebook Lives were very inspiring and gave me a better insight into healthcare careers.”

 - Crissy, 17, Auckland


Here's what you get

Unlock a world of opportunities to kick-start your career in healthcare.

Accelerate Your Career with Our Self-Paced Modules

Sharpen your skills and gain the confidence to network with the biggest players in NZ's healthcare industry with our self-paced modules on Personal Branding, Networking, Interviewing, and LinkedIn. By the end of the program, you'll have a cohesive personal brand and a killer LinkedIn profile, ready to ace any job or scholarship interview!

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Learn from the Best in Healthcare!


Don't settle for just any advice - seize this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join Facebook LIVE interviews with healthcare legends Jazz Thornton and Dr Hinemoa Elder, and gain invaluable knowledge that will set you apart from other aspiring healthcare professionals.

And that's not all – learn the insider secrets of Dr Justin Sung, the coach behind 1 out of 3 of NZ's successful medical students.  This is your chance to get the inside scoop and gain a competitive edge in your healthcare career. 

A CV Worthy Healthcare Challenge

Are you ready for a CV-worthy challenge that will set you apart from the rest?

Showcase your skills and knowledge by taking on a Healthcare Challenge that tackles some of the most pressing health and wellbeing issues in New Zealand. With just 5 days to complete and submit your entry, you'll have the opportunity to shine and win incredible prizes.

Plus, it's something to brag about during your Med School interview or Scholarship applications!


Find your Tribe

You'll join a squad of like-minded, ambitious young women who are all about slaying the healthcare game.

Connect with your new besties in our exclusive Facebook group, join our Networking events, and kick back with our Netflix Parties!
At GirlBoss Edge, we know the power of finding your tribe, and we can't wait to welcome you into ours.

That's not all! You will also receive:

  • A complimentary 25-minute one-to-one mentoring session with Healthcare experts from our industry partners

  • A free GirlBoss goodie bag (including a GirlBoss HydraFlask (valued at $40.00) 

At just 24 years old, Alexia has achieved an extraordinary level of success, founding GirlBoss NZ, New Zealand's largest organization for young women with over 13,500 members and programs implemented in more than 100 schools across New Zealand.


She has received over 30 awards for her work, including Forbes 30 under 30, Pacific Young Entrepreneur of the Year, and the prestigious Queen's Young Leader Award for Services to the Commonwealth.

Now, she is sharing the most valuable lessons she has learned on her journey with you.

By participating in this 10-day programme, you will gain exclusive access to Alexia's expertise and insights gained from over $500,000 worth of personal development training at prestigious institutions such as the Facebook Leadership Fellowship in San Francisco, the Eisenhower Peace Fellowship in Spain, and the United Nations CSW in New York.


Join GirlBoss Edge: Healthcare today and start on your path to greatness!

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The Facilitator

We believe in equity of access. 

Your place in the programme is fully funded thanks to the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment as part of co-hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.

Nothing should stand between you and your career dreams. 

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