October 14, 2011
Spelling Archeologist

Though we may do our best to expose our SheHeroes and Heroes to inspiring images, gender barrier busting SheHeroes from history and anything that may help them strive to be more than what the media says they can be, sometimes the best sources of inspiration come from out of nowhere.

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October 4, 2011
Eva's Story

One of the great things about social media is the amazing ability to constantly connect with people and other organizations that share a similar mission as SheHeroes. We also get the chance to hear inspiring and uplifting stories of SheHeroes from all over the world, all walks of life, and of all ages. Sometimes those […]

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September 27, 2011
Grace for President

We’ve already had our first book fair of the school year. We love books in our house and always look forward to the book fairs we have throughout the year in the school library. Though honestly I have to admit sometimes my kids are drawn to stuff that has the familiar logos and names on […]

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September 20, 2011
British Schools Banning Skirts and Make-Up

I read a story that seemed so conflicting 1950s yet totally understandable in this day and age; the publicly funded Nailsea School in Britain is creating a stir this year by outright banning skirts. That’s right, skirts. This falls in line with a similar ban made two years banning trousers put out by a label […]

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September 13, 2011
New Survey Looks For Ways to Inspire Kids to Pursue STEM Careers

Microsoft Corp. recently announced the results of two national surveys conducted by Harris Interactive that looked at how to inspire the next generation of Doctors, Scientists, Software Developers and Engineers. One survey looked at college students who are currently pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) while the second looked at parents of […]

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September 2, 2011
The JCPenney Tidal Wave

It’s probably safe to assume that at some point during the last couple of days you probably saw on the news or read online about the incredibly sexists shirt that was being sold at JCPenney stores. The shirt said, "I'm too pretty to do my homework so my brother has to do it for me." […]

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August 31, 2011
"Boy" Shoes

At the beginning of the summer I purchased sandals for both my son and my daughter. I knew we’d be doing a lot of hiking and camping and wanted them to have sandals that would be more comfortable in the warm weather yet would still protect their toes and feet while hiking. At Target I […]

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August 25, 2011
Who Says You Can't Have Romance AND Science?

I came across a disturbing study recently regarding the link between women, romance and fields underneath the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). According to the University of Buffalo study, “When a woman's goal is to be romantically desirable, she distances herself from academic majors and activities related to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).” […]

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August 23, 2011
New STEM Program in Illinois Shows Promise

An area in Illinois known as Elgin is moving forward with a pilot program that help more girls pursue interests in the fields Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The Science Technology, Engineering and Math Equity Academy, or STEM is being funded by a $50,000 grant from the Innovation Generation program through the Motorola Solutions […]

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August 16, 2011
India Approves All Girl Military School

India is making a positive push to encourage more girls to pursue careers in the armed forces by opening an exclusive Sainik (military) School for girls. "Since the process involves a lot of financial approvals, it may take three to four years before the school starts. First, we will get the land transferred from the […]

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