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October 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

“Rewriting the Rules:” Building Confidence in Young Girls

Last fall, the folks at Always launched a campaign to combat negative stereotypes associated with young girls, ages 10-12. The campaign’s focus – removing the stigma associated with the phase … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Inspiration: Getting Girls to Code

When girls are inspired, when they believe the payoff is worth the risk, discomfort, fear or effort, they can be unrelenting in the pursuit of a goal. Self-doubt doesn’t stop … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Getting Girls into STEM

  Last year, I found a new purpose. Okay, it is not exactly a new purpose but a revised purpose — to help young children (especially young girls) develop a love … Continue reading

August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Be You

I found this great visual reminder that being true to oneself is the best thing anyone can do. Be you! tlb Source

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Year of the Code

There is a growing movement to introduce coding into the fabric of our everyday curriculum especially in the primary grades. This is not a brand new movement; however, the success … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Giving Girls Voice

Giving young girls voice has to be a priority in our schools. tlb Source

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Acquiring Strength

What do we need to instill in girls: strength, courage, & confidence. Always do the thing you think you cannot. tlb Source Source

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Dark Side of the ADHD Gender Gap

For years, we’ve speculated and worried about the number of boys diagnosed with ADHD. A 2002 study by a team of professors of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley, led … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

NYC: “I’m A Girl Project”

NYC: “I’m A Girl Project” I began my day with a message from a dear friend. My friend said he ran across a piece of information and immediately thought about … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment