Empowering Girls

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power of yet
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Do you want to grow up to be an author, an astronaut, a scientist, or a doctor? That's great! But maybe you don't know how many bones are in an arm or even h...
student voice
sexism
gender equality
Twelve-year-old Gwendolyn Allen attended the final 2019 CBC Massey Lecture in Toronto and asked the last question of the night: she wanted to know how to get the boys to pay attention to her presentation on sexism. Armstrong answered and then said: "I'm coming to your school."
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math minds
future is equal
Several studies have already debunked the myth that boys are innately better at math than girls, and new brain images offer more proof.
science
space
NASA
YouTube
Female spacewalk
On Friday, Oct. 18 starting at about 7:50 a.m. EDT, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will venture outside the International Space Station for ...
literacy
Climate
empowering picture books
environmentalists
A Mighty Girl's top picks of books for children about trailblazing female environmentalists of the past and present.
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global
feminism
empowerment
Our mission is impact-rich and inclusive. We shine a spotlight on women and girls who are striving, building, and innovating, changing the status quo, crushing stereotypes, and defying the odds. We also cover topics, news and issues that matter to women and girls.
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influential women
From authors to political leaders, these women are speaking out on the importance of gender equality.
disability
girls
awareness
empower
Twenty women with Down syndrome from around the world who are making history.
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International Women's Day 2019 theme is #BalanceforBetter #IWD2019
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international women's day 2019
women's day special
women's day march
International Women's Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is a focal point in the movement for women's rights.
literacy
empower girls
stem books
The best books about girls and women who love science and invention!
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empower girls
stem girls
From an aerospace engineer to a helicopter pilot to a microbiologist, these five remarkable women will help lead the way in space exploration!
literacy
books
empowering
empower girls
You'll want to read these titles inspired by real women's lives year-round.
culture
New York Times
girls today
What does life look like for girls turning 18 in 2018? We gave young women photographers around the world an assignment: Show us 18 in your community. This is 18 — through girls’ eyes.
literacy
student voice
girl power
October 11th is the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child.  A day "to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights." The theme for 2018 is With Her: A Skilled GirlForce, focusing on empowering girls through education and skills that will prepare…
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Makerspace
Girls RISEnet, a partnership between the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, the Association of Science-Technology Centers, and SECME, Inc., strengthed the professional capacity of informal science educators to engage and motivate minority girls in grades 6-12 to explore and pursue science and engineering careers. The project addressed the national need to cultivate diversity in preparing the next generation of female scientists and engineers.
Learn to code! Free summer programs and after-school clubs for teen girls. Explore coding in a fun and friendly environment. Find a program near you!