Why We Lead Roundtable: AANHPI Girls Speak Up Thursday, June 20, 2024 12:00 pm PT/3:00 pm ET   Watch the Recording   Two years ago we set out to research the complex, nuanced, and intergenerational story of the leadership development of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) girls and gender-expansive youth. That result …

To celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, we’ve created a list of books for young people by and about members of the AANHPI community. We encourage you to read these with the girls and gender-expansive youth you know, and connect over characters who face challenges, stand up for themselves, and …

Based on our many years of running programs and countless conversations with girls, parents, caregivers, and educators, we know that our work is impactful. Yet we’re always so deeply moved to hear how our programs and tools help people make positive change in their lives. We recently had an opportunity to chat with Stacy Peña, …

The wellness needs of students, especially girls and gender-expansive youth (anxiety and depression in teen girls is twice the rate of boys), have evolved and intensified during the past few years, so it’s more crucial than ever for all of us adults working and supporting girls and gender-expansive youth to nurture warm and authentic relationships …

Based on our many years of running programs and countless conversations with girls, parents, caregivers, and educators, we know that our work is impactful. Yet we’re always so deeply moved to hear how our programs and tools help people make positive change in their lives. We recently had an opportunity to chat with Jenn Wert, …

We know from our Ready to Lead report that Black and Latinx girls are the most likely to self-identify as leaders, practice leadership skills, and aspire to leadership compared to girls of other races. Our research also found that racial and gender bias specifically from teachers hinders the leadership of Black and Latinx girls, while …

After two years of virtual everything, it was both shocking and wonderful to watch my colleagues Hénia Belalia and Cassandra Brown make magic at SXSW EDU this month for Girls Leadership’s session, Co-creating Justice-Centered SEL with Students. During this session, Hénia and Cassandra shared our curriculum development process, which is based in Liberatory Design and …