September 10, 2009
Celebrating Our First Birthday

We are celebrating our birthday!  September 3, 2008, was the first conversation between 2 founders about pursuing the concept of SheHeroes - although at the time it was just an idea, a dream, and a longing with no name and no resources.  Today we've come a long long way to making that dream a reality, […]

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August 28, 2009
Behind the scenes on the advisory board: Meet Cathy

Since we conceived of SheHeroes, Dr. Cathy Cohn has been a source of wisdom.  She brings 12 years experience as a school psychologist and school social worker, teaches resilience/preventative psychology strategies at the college level, and maintains a private psychotherapy practice with youth. Cathy's most important role has been sharing her experience working with kids in […]

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August 22, 2009
Behind the scenes on the advisory board: Meet Jill T.

Jill Tietjen is both and advisor and director of SheHeroes. She is a nationally known consultant, Electrical Engineer, Author, board member, and great supporter of youth. To be honest, I haven't figured out how she does it all... Her latest book, "Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America” has been a terrific […]

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August 21, 2009
Behind the scenes on advisory board: Meet Von

I've been asked who our advisory board is and what they do several times in the past week.  Let's meet them over the next week! Von is assistant superintendent of schools here in Boulder, Colorado, and is an amazing educator with a wealth of knowledge in both education and low income communities. He is helping […]

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August 10, 2009
Breaking Out in Hope

There are some tough moments building a nonprofit in today's economy. No doubt. But every time a well intentioned adviser starts in with potential downsides: the amount of work we have to do, how another nonprofit has folded, etc., I leave a bit depressed. But then I break out in hope. It just keeps coming […]

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August 7, 2009
New SheHeroes Recruited!

We’ve been busy lining up more brilliant SheHeroes in the Colorado area as well as amazing women like globally-recognized Gloria Steinem and Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America. Stay tuned for more updates!

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June 25, 2009
Shout-Out! 1465 Expert Volunteer Hours for SheHeroes

I am touched, and amazed, by the progress of the SheHeroes team. Thank you all so much for all of your work to get us this far! There is a lot of work that our viewers will never realize. Let's take a few moments to acknowledge and celebrate these quiet heroes! This week we compiled […]

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June 4, 2009
Our First SheHero

I stood at the door of Marion Downs’ classy Denver, Colorado apartment, sagging under the weight of 2 cameras, 2 tripods, assorted cords and microphones, and a very heavy light kit, excited to finally be doing our first SheHero interview. Upon arrival, Carly and Nicole, our interviewer and assistant producer from Girl Scouts of Colorado, […]

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May 31, 2009
Life Changing Stress Management

It's pretty stressful starting a non-profit in the current economic climate. The mission is important, we care deeply about it, and we've been working hard for 7 months now. Maybe that's why I cried upon opening an envelope with a major donation the other day, bringing our one month total to $32,000. Or maybe its […]

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May 20, 2009
Great Books on Parenting

One of the fringe benefits of SheHeroes is all the reading -- necessary to understand tweens and our target market -- makes for better parenting. Half the people I meet with say "Hey, I have a book you have to read." When the people you talk with are leaders in the fields of psychology and […]

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