Celebrating Proof of Concept!

We received some very important feedback on our video! Twin 9 year olds response was "It makes me feel proud!" and "Aren't there more to see?" Unprompted and unabridged. These are the words we have been working towards and it feels sweet! Congratulations to our donors and the team - especially Penelope, Elizabeth, Gloria, Sophia, […]
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Behind the scenes photo gallery: Shooting our interview with Chief (Dr.) Tracie Keesee

More images from our wonderful interview with Chief (Dr.) Tracie Keesee. Our interviewer was Stefy, and our camera people were Zahra and Stephanie May. Huge thanks to Katie Lienert for these beautiful photos.
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Stefy Interviews Chief Tracie Keesee

We had fun and inspiration interviewing Chief Tracie Keesee, who was the first first female to achieve the rank of police captain in Denver, Colorado, and the first doctorate to achieve the title of Chief.   We learned about what it means to be a police officer, as well as Tracie's advice on career and […]
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Nicole interviews Cleo Parker Robinson

We had a fabulous time with Cleo Parker Robinson, the incredible multi-ethnic dance teacher. Besides being amazed by her as a dancer, we were all inspired by her as just a great human being, and her stories of growing up in the segregated US with parents of 2 races. I was most touched by her […]
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Training Session for Fall Interviews.

! We had a fabulous training session with our teen interviewers from Girl Scouts and Girls Inc, in the gym of Girls Inc of Metro Denver. We have a terrific slate of interviewers, series of fall episodes planned, and a new intern Stephanie May helping with the shoots, editing and training. She has two professors […]
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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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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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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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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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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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SheHeroes was created by a group of MIT alumni who were concerned by the lack of diverse role models for their growing daughters. Today, SheHeroes is an inspired group of educators, business leaders, scientists and doctors who firmly believe our videos of influential and relatable women role models open girls’ minds and horizons.

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