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20 Tips For Your First Marathon

Avelist | Posted 11.14.2016 | Healthy Living

I couldn't run a mile in high school gym, but a decade later, I completed the NYC Marathon! It was one of the best, most triumphant days of my life. I'm proof that anyone can do it! It all comes down to training. Here are my tips for crushing your first marathon.

Women's Empowerment: Not a Once-a-Year Issue

Diane von Furstenberg | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Diane von Furstenberg

It is proven that women empower other women. At the fifth annual DVF awards, like past years, the women honored are courageous survivors and leaders who represent the definition of strength.

The Tweet That Changed My Life

Becca Wertheim | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Becca Wertheim

I love how social media quickly and conveniently connects people all around the world. But what I love most is that it always seems to connect me with the right people who all share one incredible goal -- to make the world a better place.

Brennan Williams

What Changed Raven's Life On Broadway? | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.27.2012 | Black Voices

Last month actress and television producer Raven Symone made her Broadway debut as Deloris Van Cartier in the theatre adaption of "Sister Act." In add...

She's the First Tie-dye Cupcake Bake-off!

Alanna Anuszewski | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Alanna Anuszewski

I am organizing a She's the First tie-dye cupcake bake sale at my school to raise money to sponsor girls in countries like India, Nepal, Guatemala, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan.

Meeting Emotional Creatures in Brooklyn

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

Once upon a Saturday in Brooklyn, three young women walked into the Brooklyn High School of the Arts auditorium, although very different paths led them there.

A Tie-Dye Cupcake Can Change the World

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 10.28.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

When Lindsay Brown, a junior at the University of Notre Dame, decided to host a bake sale in her dorm last year to fundraise for girls' education at the Kopila Valley Children's School, she had no idea that she was launching a movement.

Invest in Women to Improve the World

Emmie Twombly | Posted 09.05.2011 | Impact
Emmie Twombly

The women of Vital Voices show that you cannot let obstacles big or small keep you down. The women and their stories taught me that you cannot use your past or circumstance to hide behind.

Raising Our Voices for Girls' Education at Internet Week New York

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

Allow me to take you to the whirlwind inside Internet Week New York known as GIRLS WHO ROCK -- the benefit concert for She's the First, to be held on Friday, June 10 at Gramercy Theatre.

Putting a Girls' Education Spin on National Poetry Month

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

Never underestimate the potential of a tweet.

'She's The First:' From Simple Fundraisers To Life Changing Education

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Woman...

Music is Universal, Education Should Be Too

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

Girls around the world fascinate me endlessly. Although I'm 25, I'm able to develop a bond, and an awareness of their dreams, through social media.

A First Birthday Like None Other

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

On November 1st in New York City, we are celebrating our first birthday with the She's the First Soiree, a bash to benefit the work of our grassroots campus chapters and sponsorships of girls at our partner school in India.