This month we’re enjoying stories about girls who have outdoor adventures, who appreciate the wonders of nature, and who look at the world through bright, curious eyes.
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.
First, welcome to the fourth year of Girls Leadership Girl & Grown-Up Book Club! It’s exciting to have the opportunity to connect communities through talking about books and life. Whether you’re here for the first time or the fourth (or anything in between): Welcome! This month our clubs will read and discuss books about girls …
Here are all the Girls Leadership Girl & Grown-up Book Club selections for 2018 – 2019.
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 …
Do our girls see leadership qualities in themselves? In the way that they include rather than exclude, speak truthfully rather than keep the peace, and ask for what they need rather than settling for what’s given to them?. 5 min read
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
Before I build a moat around my daughter, I have one big question: Why isn’t anyone teaching me (and her) how to use social media as a tool for her power? 6 min read
Do ad campaigns that do not digitally retouch their models make a difference for girls? Here are 5 questios to start thinking about these campaigns and the greater movement that they symbolize. 5 min read
As we write this, 5th graders from all over the world are getting ready to join us at camp for the first time. Together, they’ll build a brave space and safe community, one where they take risks, like shouting their poems into the Pacific ocean, or creating original plays in three hours starring themselves. During …