By Michal Shvimer, editorial volunteer for MEDIAGIRLS, is a rising junior at Boston University studying Journalism with a minor in International Relations. At Boston Calling, a summer music festival, I saw three girls standing quietly off to the side while a big crowd was enjoying the music. They were about 15 years old and wearing …
A #REALMEDIAGIRL is someone who uses her social media to be authentic, speak up for what she believes in, and lift up other girls and women.
Captain Marvel provides a wonderful opportunity to talk to your girl about what it’s like to be a girl in a male-dominated world.
Tech may spike anxiety and stress in girls and young women, but the MEDIAGIRLS Youth Advisory Board shares apps that boost well-being. 5 min read
A lot is going on in the world right now that is frustrating.
What’s an aspiring teenage girl social media activist to do? 4 min read
Young people came out in record numbers in the 2018 midterms. Here’s what younger teens think about the voting age, and how to engage with your girl about politics. 5 min read
What to do when a social media post is in the gray area between cyberbullying and harmless fun. 4 min read
Good news – girls feel more empowered. Unfortunately they’re still valued by attractiveness. Here are 4 tips to equip our girls to transform the culture of media.
6 min read By Amanda Mozea is the Education Outreach Manager for MEDIAGIRLS Girls and young women are inundated more than ever with messages that contradict each other about female power. We see the unquestionable might of Emma Gonzalez from Parkland, FL, who has used the tools of social media to become a poster child …
Middle schoolers tell us they are addicted to YouTube, spending endless hours a day consuming favorite shows, music videos, DIY tips, and more. How can we empower girls to share their creativity with the world without focusing too much on fame or the more shallow aspects of YouTube culture? 6 min read