Originally published on Modern Mom Last week, I spoke with the founders of Girls Leadership, whose mission it is to equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice. In our discussion, we spoke about the importance of actively teaching social justice, particularly to girls. We are in a unique time period, one …
“We equip girls with the skills to exercise the power of their voice.” Last May, I was thrilled to be preparing for my third summer as a Girls Leadership Summer Program Staff member. Whether I was delivering morning announcements to a full cafeteria audience, leading discussions on anger or body positivity in workshop, or performing …
This month, Girls Leadership book clubs will read books about girls who are willing to take great risks to achieve great things.
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This month, Girls Leadership book clubs will read books in which the main characters take control of their lives by thinking for themselves, making bold choices, and taking action that furthers their own hopes and dreams.
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