May 11, 2012
Good News for Gamer Girls

Is your SheHero a video game fan? Well if she is, now might be a good tome to encourage her to consider making that hobby her career. It probably sdeosn’t seem too surprising that according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) 72% of American households play computer and video games. What you may not realize […]

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April 27, 2012
Captain Marvel-The New Superhero

The comic book world has always been a boys club. Even when empowering female characters have been introduced over the years they are almost always dressed for the purpose of being eye candy for the boys and men reading. Why Wonder Woman doesn’t wear pants has been one of the great feminist questions in pop-culture […]

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April 19, 2012
S.E. Hinton and The SheHeroes I Wish I’d Known

Recently while snuggled up with my kids looking for a movie to watch I came across the very beginning of the classic movie (and one of my personal favorites) The Outsiders. The Outsiders was of course based on the young adult novel of the same name by author S.E. Hinton. S.E. Hinton was a favorite […]

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April 17, 2012

I always enjoy reading about the many different programs offered in different communities all around the world to help more girls pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  There is always one thing that bothers me about these wonderful programs though, that they don’t exist for girls everywhere. That’s why I was so […]

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March 20, 2012
SheHeroes Helping the Blind With Sound

Some of my favorite type of stories to share on the SheHeroes blog are ones that you might not hear about outside small local newspapers and newsletters, but thanks to the internet we can find stories of young SheHeroes doing SheHeroic things and share them with SheHeroes everywhere.

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March 6, 2012
SheHeroes in Politics

No matter how many times I hear the statistics regarding how underrepresented women are in politics today in the U.S. they are always just as disappointing as they were the first time I heard them. Currently there are 83 nations that rank higher then the U.S. in women elected into office. There are 100 seats […]

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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 24, 2012
SheHeroes on the Mat

Wrestling can certainly be considered one sport where women still really struggle to be taken seriously, especially at the high school level. But based on stories like this it seems safe to be hopeful that things are changing. The other day I caught the story of a North Andover teenage girl, Tami Coughlin. Tami wrestles […]

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January 19, 2012
Why Challenging Lego Matters

It seems that everyday there is a new take on the great Lego Friends Debacle. Each one is just as thoughtful and brilliant as the next. All of our favorite friends and orgs have had something to say about the incident and happily, for me personally, even moms I know in real life and chat […]

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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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