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Girls Leadership

Meet the Cunninghams

Wendy Doyle | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women
Wendy Doyle

It's so easy to get caught up working for long-term change that sometimes we forget to stop and look at the differences we're making today. That's why I'd like to stop and take a moment to tell you about a remarkable family of strong women leaders whose involvement in various Women's Foundation programs strengthens and perfectly exemplifies our mission.

Because #YesAllWomen Will Not Be Enough

Bernadette Lim | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Bernadette Lim

As a millennial, I worry that the hashtag is becoming not only the preferred form of social protest, but the only form of social activism and social justice of our generation.

Girls Are Leaders. Leaders Are Storytellers.

Maria Bobenrieth | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Maria Bobenrieth

Storytelling, like sport and leadership, is something learned. The ability lives within every girl, many of whom come from communities rich in storytelling traditions. And, like all skills, storytelling excellence can be taught, honed and practiced.

Speak Up! Education Alone Is Not Enough

Vivian Onano | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Vivian Onano

In villages where the elder (always a man) dictates everything from what you wear to whom you marry to when you speak, how do these educated, smart girls choose to become a pediatrician who never marries and likes stilettos over saris?

Let Girls Lead

Let Girls Lead | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Let Girls Lead

According to the UN, there are 600 million adolescent girls around the world who live in poverty, are unable to complete school or see a doctor when they need one, and are victims of violence and exploitation. But they don't have to be.

Uniting Girls to Change the World

Annie Gersh | Posted 08.14.2013 | Teen
Annie Gersh

The past three days, over 100 passionate, energetic, and excited teen girls from around the country gathered in the Sun Trust building in Washington, D.C. for the 2nd Annual Girl Up Leadership Summit.

The 4 Biggest Challenges Facing Girls and Young Women Today

Omega Institute | Posted 10.03.2012 | Women
Omega Institute

With increased safety, educational opportunities and recognition that their voices count, girls and young women have more opportunity than ever to be ...

The 9-Day Self Challenge

Cassandra Levey | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Cassandra Levey

This summer I attended the Eleanor Roosevelt Girls Leadership Workshop in Hyde Park, New York. This amazing nine-day program is an experience I will never forget.

Leadership Lesson From A Puppy Matchmaker

Stacey Radin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Radin

Your vision serves as the foundation for everything you do moving forward and provides you with the scaffolding to return to when you might stray.