Photo credit: Chloe Jackman Simone Marean and Takai Tyler are the co-CEOs at Girls Leadership. Simone is the organization’s co-founder, and Takai started out as the Chief Operating Officer and transitioned to co-CEO in July 2020. Learn why shared power matters and what they have learned from it. How did the decision to become co-CEOs …

If I told you that on average, the lowest income Black girls have greater leadership skills and ambition compared to the highest income white girls, would you be surprised? Girls Leadership found exactly that in its Ready to Lead report on what contributes to Black and Latinx girls’ confidence and leadership aspiration. Key factors included …

Think about the confidence on Simone Biles’ face every time she sticks a landing. Where does that confidence come from? That is the confidence we can only earn from our own hard fought experiences. But the community that makes building confidence possible? That environment is created by her relationships with her family, her coaches, her …

Simone Marean is the Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Girls Leadership, a national educational nonprofit that teaches girls  to exercise the power of their voice. In Girls Leadership’s eleven years as a nonprofit, it has impacted over 300,000 girls, and is on track to reach one million girls by 2023. She began her career teaching in New …

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 Michael Glassman, …

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, …

How to Evolve Through Diversity with Co-CEO and Co-Founder of Girls Leadership, Simone Marean  Simone shares details of her journey as a founder, and demonstrates the effectiveness of sharing power and building community and the healthy succession and release of responsibility through an organization.

All in for Impact Forum: Leadership Perspectives on Diversity and Inclusion Susan Reid and Simone Marean discuss leadership, diversity and inclusion in this video with Lisa Shalett, CFO of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

It’s hard to believe that back-to-school season is here. Many districts around the U.S. are now in session and others will follow over the next several weeks. And given that the pandemic is far from over, educators will be on the front lines, helping families navigate stress and uncertainty while also executing curriculum, supporting students, …

The Individual All-Around Women’s Gymnastics Final Will Go On Without Biles An interview with Girls Leadership’s National Training Director about Simone Biles’ powerful decision to prioritize her wellbeing.