Nonfiction Stories About Women and Girls for Young Readers

Books based on real people pack an emotional punch. Not only do nonfiction stories help girls by teaching history and allowing them to see the world from different viewpoints, they provide role models and inspiration. My oldest recently came across the story of Virginia Hall in the book series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. She’s …

Artist and Playwright Sarah Greenman

The arts have always been a part of Sarah Greenman. As a child, this painter, playwright, and activist spent hours with her maternal grandmother, a watercolorist in a small attic studio. Her grandfather built the sacred room, because he knew it was important for his wife to have space of her own. That tradition has …

Mom 2.0, Brene Brown plus Melinda Gates

Last week I went to the Mom 2.0 Summit in Austin. What is Mom 2.0? I’ll let Texas Monthly explain. I connected with a lot of inspiring folks and learned a whole new set of communication ninja skills for Girls That Create. Google attended as a main sponsor to promote its Be Internet Awesome program. Its purpose is to teach kids the fundamentals of …