Study Shows Girl's Self-Image Different Online Than in Real Life

Did you know that a vast majority of girls use Facebook (91%) and MySpace (28%) regularly? Thirty-eight percent have a Twitter account, and girls average eight tweets per day. These facts come from research and an interesting National Survey taken recently called, Who’s That Girl: Self Image in the 21st Century by Girls Scouts USA. […]
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Inspiring Words from J.K. Rowling

In 2008 J.K. Rowling gave the commencement speech for Harvard's 2008 graduation class. Many kids today are still loving the Harry Potter series which is a great excuse to encourage them to sit down with you and watch this inspiring video. We live in difficult times and we're sure you'll find as much comfort in […]
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Pac-10 Combines Women's and Men's Basketball Tournament

Though strides are made in women’s sports by individual women every single day across the nation, there are certain strides that need to be made at a higher level by organizations that actually put on some of the higher profile sporting events during the year. That’s why we were excited to hear the news that […]
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SheHeroes of the Week - The Whittier Moms

When perusing the web and news for women to showcase as SheHero of the Week, I always try and keep my eye out for not just women doing amazing things, but women doing amazing things to help young girls. And when I read the story of these moms in Chicago’s Southwest Side I knew that […]
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Women in Space

This week we celebrate one of the most inspiring moments in women’s history here in the United States. While Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan were aboard the space shuttle Challenger, making it the first space flight to include two women, Sullivan became the first U.S. woman to walk in space. Both women hold a special […]
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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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