Preparing to Serve: Suggestions for Young Women

Missionary service is an opportunity, not an obligation, for women in the Church. Prayerfully counsel with your parents and priesthood leaders about your decision of if and when to serve.

The church has put up a great page for YW about serving a mission, here is the link https://www.lds.org/youth/article/preparing-to-serve-suggestions-for-young-women?lang=eng