This month’s Girls Leadership Girl & Grown-up Book Club selections remind us that true belonging gives a more profound sense of being home than any place can give.
We’ve sorted through the new season’s shows on TV and streaming platforms to find the best, most empowering shows for elementary to middle-school girls. 5 min read
Depicting a moment 43 years ago, this movie engages a timeless subject: Equality requires hard work. It’s a fight that pioneers like Billie Jean King took on for all women, and with women still not paid equally to men in many professions, one that continues today.
The books we’ve chosen for the first Girl & Grown-Up Book Club meetings of the 2017-2018 school year feature characters who are struggling to develop new friendships and dealing with change in their existing friendships. We chose to think about these books with a focus on inclusion and empathy.
“FOMO,” short for “fear of missing out,” isn’t new. What’s markedly different now is how public it has become, with social media documenting exactly how, what, when, and where girls are not included.
This year, in addition to giving ourselves a new name and expanding the grade levels of our participants, we’ve decided to announce all the book titles for the whole year… right now!
How can I support a 12-year-old with a very rare genetic skin disorder? She’s entering a middle school with mostly new friends, at a time when most kids become more body-conscious and want to be accepted by their peers. 5 min read
Most of us don’t know where to begin to design tech boundaries – or iRules – for smartphones and devices. That’s ok. 4 min read
If your kid is wondering “What’s wrong with me? Why don’t I know what I’m passionate about?” these steps can help. 7 min read
Check out this list of middle school books centered around strong, smart, powerful female characters. 5 min read