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We must protect federal funding for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

Last month, the House Appropriations Committee passed its version of the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education appropriations bill for FY17, ...

Reflections On 20 Years Of Activating Youth To Change The World

Steven Culbertson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Impact
Steven Culbertson

It's been said all that young people need the same nine things: Purpose, Meaning, Adventure, Community, Power, Respect, Structure, Challenge, and Opportunity.

Meeting The Needs In A Bold, Strategic Way

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

Every day, in communities across the U.S., girls encounter significant obstacles to their well-being and success. They are confronted with messages th...

Empowering Girls Through Media Literacy

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 05.02.2016 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

Earlier this year, a remarkable video, "We Are #WomenNotObjects" received significant attention for raising awareness of the objectification of women ...

Mentoring: Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 01.07.2017 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

January is National Mentoring Month, established to highlight and promote the positive difference mentors make in the lives of young people. Quality mentoring relationships are a critical asset for young people, providing them attention, support, and new possibilities.

Cross-sector Collaboration to Empower Girls

Judy Vredenburgh | Posted 10.09.2016 | Impact
Judy Vredenburgh

The charge to educate girls is amplifying. Girls Inc. is proud to partner with The White House's Let Girls Learn initiative to help adolescent girls around the globe complete their education.

Engineering Girls' Passion for STEM

Victoria Juarez | Posted 06.18.2016 | Education
Victoria Juarez

Nobel Peace Prize winner and education activist Malala Yousafzai is quoted with saying, "Every girl deserves to take part in creating the technology that will change our world and change who runs it."

Someone Spent $122,500 On Warren Buffett's Autographed Cadillac In Charity Auction

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact

By Jonathan Stempel Feb 20 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's 2006 Cadillac attracted a high bid of $122,500, more than 10 times its market ...

Warren Buffett's Auctioning His Cadillac To Support Girls' Education

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2015 | Impact

Feb 9 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett has put his 2006 Cadillac on the auction block to raise money to benefit a children's charity he has long supported...

6 Great Ways to Make a Difference in a Girl's Life

Suki Kramer | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
Suki Kramer

It isn't easy growing up as a girl. How many of us has seen once strong, confident and brave girls hit 13 and turn into cowering puddles of insecurity...

How We're Paying For Putting Ourselves Down (And Why We'll Pay For You To Say Something Nice!)

Anya Strzemien | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Anya Strzemien

Even though I'm not normally one for saccharine self-affirmations and cheesy platitudes, I want to use the comments section of this post to flip the script and ask you all to say something positive about yourselves.

Who's Rescuing Foster Kids, Runaways And High School Dropouts? (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 12.25.2011 | Impact

More than 4 million people between ages 16 to 24 were either unemployed or had dropped out of school in 2000, according to Yet, t...

How to Use Sexualized Halloween Costumes to Discuss the Power of Mothers and Daughters

Joyce McFadden | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Joyce McFadden

When my daughter was twelve, I asked her what she and her girlfriends were going to be for Halloween. She casually mentioned that one of the girls in her class was going to be a prostitute, and one of the boys would be going as her pimp.

Matt Sledge

Warren Buffett's Daughter Takes On Early Childhood Education And Gangs | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact

NEW YORK -- By just about any measure, Susie Buffett and Latron Louis have a remarkable friendship. Both are from Omaha, but Buffett is well-off and w...

Warren Buffett Childhood Home Sale To Benefit Charity

Omaha World-Herald | Steve Jordon | Posted 09.15.2011 | Impact

Warren Buffett's early childhood house sold for a premium price, and it's headed for a charitable use. That's because the buyer is John Morgan, the Mi...

Don't Know Melanne Verveer? Why you Should

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Homa Sabet Tavangar

Women stand at the center of every type of dramatic change occurring in the world today: whether it's coordinating relief in Japan, consolidating democracy in Egypt or running Facebook.

United Nations Foundation Launches 'Girl Up' Initiative

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tina Wells

The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.

Sheila Radziewicz Overcomes TAR Syndrome To Earn Black Belt

Tonic | Anne Driscoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Right from the start, Sheila Radziewicz was a miracle baby. The girl born 32 years ago with a genetic disorder -- without arms or kneecaps -- wasn't s...

From Girls to Women: Struggling with the Dilemma of Naughty or Nice

Stacey Radin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Radin

Girls and women are repeatedly told that they have so many opportunities that did not exist decades ago. Girls can now engage in competitive sports, run their own companies, and aspire to be a CEO.

A Stimulus Package for Future Generations

Joyce M. Roché | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joyce M. Roché

In the midst of a seemingly endless stream of dismal economic news, I saw real reason to be optimistic about the future when Obama established the White House Council on Women and Girls.