Together with the WNBA, Girls Leadership is celebrating International Day of the Girl by launching three free Belonging in Basketball resources that we created through the Her Time To Play initiative:  Certification: Training to equip coaches with activities, coaching tips, and mindsets to create a strong foundation of wellbeing, belonging and community for their teams.  …

Our next Girl and Grownup workshops are right around the corner, and Girls Leadership staff have been hard at work to tailor this year’s program to the evolving needs of participants of every age and ability. To lead this intergenerational approach, Girls Leadership recently hired a Family Program Director,  Laureina Toler-Farmer, or Beina, who is …

On June 22, 2023 the Positive Coaching Alliance hosted a webinar with Girls Leadership’s Dr. Kendra Carr, and Carolyn Sideco, Certified Athletic Administrator and Consultant, on how to effectively recruit and retain girls onto your sports teams and throughout your programs, especially in under-served areas. The discussion was moderated by Kim Turner, Positive Coaching Alliance …

Check out these inspiring highlights from an event hosted by Warriors Basketball Academy powered by Rakuten and Girls Leadership. February 1 was National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), a nationwide celebration to enable girls and women to reach their potential in sports and life. This special experience at the Warriors Basketball Facility in …

  Try this “Relax, Risk, and Reckless” comfort zones lesson. It is included in the Girls Leadership curriculum from our Brave Space Groundwork workshop for youth-serving professionals on February 21. Or join us March 4-6 in Oakland, CA for our Collective Belonging training. Every day at Girls Leadership we ask students, parents and caregivers, and …

We recently had the pleasure of having Dr. Shawn Ginwright, author of the book “The Four Pivots: Reimagining Justice, Reimagining Ourselves”, come and speak to our staff about healing-centered engagement. According to Ginwright in “The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement”, “A healing-centered approach views trauma not simply as …