February 7, 2012
Can Gender Quotas Help Our Girls?

Recently we talked on the blog and on Facebook about a study that was done about the difference in educational priorities for girls in areas of India where there are gender quotas for women in politics versus areas in India where there are no women in power. The differences were obvious. This post led to a […]

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February 1, 2012
Girls, Baseball & National Girls & Women In Sports Day

Did you know today was National Girls & Women In Sports Day? If you’re unfamiliar with National Girls and women in Sports Day, here is the lowdown from their website: “On February 1, 2012, thousands of sports educators, coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, students, and parents across the country will show their […]

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January 31, 2012
You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

“You can’t be what you can’t see.” – Marie Wilson The need for more positive role models for young girls is not exactly news to us here at SheHeroes. In fact, you could say that need is the biggest part of why SheHeroes came to be in the first place. Which is why when see studies […]

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January 17, 2012
Cookies, Badges and Lessons in Diversity

Last week I had intended on writing a blog post about the Girl Scouts. It was going to be about how they are celebrating 100 years of scouting this year and one of the coolest things we would see from Girl Scouts would be an overhaul of their badges. Last year over at SheHeroes I […]

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January 11, 2012
Inspiring Whenever and Wherever We Can

Of the different things I do at my kid’s school throughout the year my favorite is by far volunteering in the library twice a week. Once with each of my children’s classes. One weekly visit with my son’s third grade class and one visit with my daughter’s first grade class.

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December 28, 2011
SheHeroes in the Garden: Katie's Krops

We LOVE showing off SheHeroes who are making the world a better place and 9 year old Katie is a perfect example of just that kind of SheHero! According to Katie’s website her project “Katie’s Krops” began when she was in the third grade and was working on a report on how the school could […]

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December 20, 2011
Sheheroes in the South Pole

One of the fun parts of celebrating Christmas and Santa today is by following Santa’s trip around the world on Christmas Eve via Norad (you can check it out on Facebook, Twitter or via the website). But I recently discovered someone even cooler whose adventures are not only even more amazing but very real that […]

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December 16, 2011
Girly Legos - The Gateway Toy

Now I have to admit that I am the first one to roll my eyes at Lego’s whole new girl targeted line of “Girl Legos." I wish so much that Legos could just be Legos and girls and boys who like Legos could play with them without feeling the need to label them as a boy […]

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December 13, 2011
She Can Do Anything

Last week on Facebook you may have seen the fabulous story we posted about the 17-year-old SheHero, Angela Zhang, who created a Nanoparticle that kills cancer. That’s right, kills cancer. Zhang’s project “Design of Image-guided, Photo-thermal Controlled Drug Releasing Multifunctional Nanosystem for the Treatment of Cancer Stem Cells” will not only save countless lives but […]

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October 25, 2011
The White House Helps Bring More Girls into STEM Careers

Science, Technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are all industries that are vital to our civilization. And the need for more women in all of these fields is by no means a new need or desire. The things women bring to the table are invaluable and it’s no wonder that so many orgs like SheHeroes are […]

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