She-Ra Celebrates 25 Years of Being a Female Superhero

At SheHeroes one of our main goals is highlighting the achievements of amazing and inspiring women. Especially when those achievements have been made in fields that generally don’t see a lot of women in them. It’s important for young girls to be exposed to women in such fields so that they understand that they too […]
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The Women on the Bench

Most of my female role models growing up have been women that could be classified as pretty strong women and Sandra Day O’Connor was no exception. I can recall with great clarity sitting in my high school library my freshman year working on a report about the life of the first and only female Supreme Court […]
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SheHero Sneak Peak: Polly Baca

SheHeroes got the opportunity to interview an amazing SheHero last week!  Nicki Sun is, our new videographer, along with Brodie Bartholomew and Madeleine Nagle (who came along to offer a kid’s perspective and questions for the shoot) met with Senator Polly Baca at her home in Denver Colorado. Baca was the first Hispanic woman elected […]
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SheHero of the Week: Raye Mitchell

Raye Mitchell has a graduate degree in business and a law degree from Harvard. She operates a law firm out of her hometown of Oakland, CA and is a recipient of the Jefferson Award. All the makings of a true SheHero, right? Of course, but there’s more to Mitchell than that.
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Girls Inc. Featured at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

Last week was the 2010 annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative.  The Clinton Global Initiative's main goal is to “turn ideas into action and to help our world move beyond the current state of globalization to a more integrated global community of shared benefits, responsibilities, and values.” Annual CGI meetings have been attended by […]
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Britain Holds Fashion Magazines and Advertisers To a Higher Standard

We have all seen magazines on the newsstands overflowing with images of airbrushed actresses and supermodels. A lot of research has shown in recent years that those images have a major impact on young girls, the increase of eating disorders among them and their self-image. While watchdog groups attempt to point out airbrushed supermodels on […]
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SheHero of the Week: Katherine Schwarzenegger

Nothing is more inspiring than using your celebrity to help young girls feel better about themselves. And that’s what California’s first daughter and part of the Kennedy dynasty, Katherine Schwarzenegger has written her first book, “Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty.” It may seem strange that a girl who’s […]
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Women Earning More PhD's Than Men

It feels like we are constantly being bombarded with studies show how few women are involved in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). But a recent report about women in academia has shown that in some areas women are making some serious strides. Last year was the first year in history that more […]
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SheHeroes In The News: Margaret Murnane

Here at SheHeroes we are never surprised when we hear about the SheHeroes we have interviewed doing even more amazing things. But a recent announcement made last week made us smile just a little bit wider when we read the news. Last week President Obama announced his intent to appoint several individuals as Members of […]
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New Study on Girls in STEM

Reports that were  recently  released show some dismal statistics. It appears that girls today are no more interested in the subjects of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) than they were 10 - 20 years ago. According to a study from the Florida Gulf Coast University and the University of Colorado at Boulder getting girls to […]
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