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Smart Girls Read Poetry

Poetry Foundation | Posted 04.12.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

On the value of getting your hair wet. By Meredith Walker What is the impact of poetry in our creative, professional, and personal lives? For me, all...

15 Questions For Women On The Red Carpet That Are Better Than 'What Are You Wearing?'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.19.2015 | Women

On the red carpet, women celebrities often get the "rabbit food" questions, which means that essentially they're only asked about what they eat and w...

When Being 'The Good One' Isn't So Great

TueNight | Posted 03.25.2015 | Women
TueNight

The hardest part was to rewrite the narrative of who I was based on what I had internalized from other people's expectations. As if it was some immutable, narrow thing, rather than choices and work.

How I'm Learning To Be A Bold Change-Maker -- And You Can, Too

Katy Ma | Posted 09.20.2014 | Teen
Katy Ma

On July 9 and 10, over 300 girls from more than 30 states and six countries gathered under one roof in New York City for the very first Smart Girls Conference.

Amy Poehler On Boston Attacks: My Eyes Need A Break

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.19.2013 | Impact

Amy Poehler’s eyes are tired. They’re tired of the bloody, gruesome and heartbreaking images being projected around the clock of the Boston attack...

WATCH: Amy Poehler Gives Teen Girls Makeup Advice

Posted 07.14.2012 | Style

Amy Poehler has walked quite a few red carpets, but she's rarely regarded as a beauty guru. But we should all think again, as the "Saturday Night Live...

Super Daughters, Super Powers

Jennifer Lauck | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lauck

How do we western women, so often raised by unempowered mothers, make a necessary shift in our thinking and our actions in order to gift our daughters with a full inheritance of feminine power?

The Trouble With Bright Girls

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

What makes smart girls more vulnerable and less confident when they should be the most confident kids in the room?