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High School Girls

The Words That Made This Teen Finally Embrace Her 'Crazy-Curly' Hair

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 07.18.2014 | Teen

Avery felt like she didn't fit in at school, until her friend Emma told her something that changed everything. "The first time I saw you in a room...

Parents Allege Their Daughters Were Indoctrinated Into A Cult By High School Teachers

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.23.2014 | Crime

A family in Avon, Connecticut, has filed a lawsuit in federal court that alleges teachers at Avon High School indoctrinated their daughters into a cul...

4 Ways To Help Your Daughter Cope With Mean Girls

Mia Redrick | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Moms can focus so much attention on consoling their daughters' pain that they feed their struggles instead of empowering their girls with the wisdom and truth of their own personal journey.

High School Girls Learn to Code and Design Mobile Games for the Technovation Challenge

Women 2.0 | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

While volunteering with Iridescent's Technovation Challenge, I would often come home from mentoring the group of teenage girls with a smile on my face and a fist pump in the air. "Finally!"

Technovation Challenge's Emilie Robert Wong Encourages Girls To "Hammer Up!"

Women 2.0 | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Women 2.0

Since winning the first Technovation Challenge, Emilie Robert Wong has developed three more apps (two for Michelle Obama's Healthy Kids initiative and...

Cleopatra Lives in High School Halls

Vicky Alvear Shecter | Posted 10.08.2011 | Women
Vicky Alvear Shecter

More than 2,000 years ago, a brilliant Roman politician, Augustus, used sexually demeaning insults as part of a smear campaign to take a strong woman down. It worked. And this tradition is alive and well today in high school hallways.

Girls as Inventors

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Chklovski

We are getting ready to conduct six Technovation Challenge programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York City this coming spring, reaching out to more than 300 high school girls.