Skip Navigation

Main sections

Skip section navigation (navigation may have changed)

Section navigation logo

About this site

Sounding board

The Sounding board is a panel of young women (ages 10 to 17) with diverse backgrounds. They provide ongoing feedback on adolescent girls’ health programs to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women's Health. Sounding Board Application

Are you outgoing, passionate, and active in school or your community? Do you stay on top of what’s going on in your world and love to talk to others about it? Want a chance to make your opinions count in a place where you can really BE YOU?!

If you answered yes to these questions, you may want to submit an application to our Sounding Board! is giving girls ages 9 to 14 a chance to be a member of our Sounding Board — a group of girls who share their opinions about everything from what’s going on in their lives to what’s new on our website.

You will be a part of a girls-only group where your opinions matter and your voice will be heard. Earn great prizes for participating. The more you participate, the more you could receive!

To enter, you will need to do each of these steps:

  1. Get permission from your mom, dad, or caregiver to participate.
  2. Print and fill out the application and be sure to spend a little time on the “opinion statement” at the end of the form. You will be judged on creativity, thoughtfulness, and enthusiasm.
  3. Show the filled out application to your mom, dad, or caregiver and make sure they are OK with your responses.
  4. Mail or fax the application to:

    Sounding Board Application -
    Office on Women's Health
    Department of Health and Human Services
    200 Independence Avenue, SW Room 712E
    Washington, DC 20201
    Fax: 202-205-2631

Be sure to read our official rules and privacy policy before you enter.

Content last updated January 18, 2011

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health.