Post Tagged with: "girls"

Our New ‘Teen Voices’ Series: Girls In Uganda Learning Leadership Skills Through Education

Our New ‘Teen Voices’ Series: Girls In Uganda Learning Leadership Skills Through Education

We’re excited to launch a new mini-series on GTHQ! We’re partnering with a non-profit organization called Women In Leadership, based out of Uganda, to help promote one of their initiatives. […]

April 12, 2017 ×
GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling On Her Mission To Encourage A Generation Of Girls In STEM

GoldieBlox Founder Debbie Sterling On Her Mission To Encourage A Generation Of Girls In STEM

We like to think of Debbie Sterling as a one-woman revolution. As an engineer and founder of toy brand GoldieBlox, her mission is to encourage a generation of girls to […]

April 5, 2017 ×
STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

According to a new Kickstarter campaign launched to raise funds for a STEM-focused comic magazine for girls, 74% of middle school girls say they love science, but less than 15% […]

April 3, 2017 ×
Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Canadian Campaign Puts Girls In The Driver’s Seat To Create Empowering Advertising Messages

Imagine a world where young girls get to grow up consuming media that isn’t dominated with subtexts and messages screaming “SEX SELLS!”. Think of the major cultural shifts that could […]

March 29, 2017 ×
Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

According to UNICEF, 60% of women aged 20-24 today were married before the age of 18. Despite the Child Marriages Act being implemented in 2006 which outlaws child marriage, it […]

February 24, 2017 ×
If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

If We Want Gender Equality To Happen In Society, We Must Ensure It First Happens In The Home

By Noreen Chada “Why is he cleaning the house when there are three girls just sitting there?” Melina‚Äôs mum said as Melina and I sat upstairs getting ready to go […]

February 15, 2017 ×
Malawi’s First Female President, Joyce Banda, Pens Op-Ed On Empowering Girls In Africa

Malawi’s First Female President, Joyce Banda, Pens Op-Ed On Empowering Girls In Africa

She rose to power as Malawi’s first female president in April 2012 and continued on until she was defeated at the next election in May 2014. In 2012, she was […]

February 9, 2017 ×
Glamour Mag Puts Female Photographers & Stylists In Charge For Its Photoshop-Free Feb Issue

Glamour Mag Puts Female Photographers & Stylists In Charge For Its Photoshop-Free Feb Issue

It is already known as a media destination for all things female, but Glamour magazine has just taken things up a notch for its February 2017 issue. Every single photo […]

February 2, 2017 ×
College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

College Freshman Joins UN Program To Champion The Economic Empowerment Of Women

The phrase “the future is female” should definitely be applied to Sarah Hesterman, a freshman at Long Island University’s Global College studying in Costa Rica who has also been chosen […]

January 11, 2017 ×
New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

November 21, 2016 ×
It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

It’s Not Just Women, We Need To See More Girls Playing Sports Through Puberty

By Cassie Brewer As young children, girls and boys are encouraged to get out and play sports. No one is excluded, Everyone has a chance to show their stuff on […]

November 14, 2016 ×
Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

We live in a world where it is hard to escape stories about celebrities, negative gossip, trash, and superficial issues. The younger generation are growing up only knowing a world […]

October 6, 2016 ×