Explore our directory of organizations and supportive resources for creative girls, plus posts on books, film, television, music, museums, and more.

 
Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity

Creativity can take many shapes and forms. The following documentaries explore creativity and how a variety of artists channel their inner genius. After all, there is no one definition for what it means to be an imaginative creator. Six Documentaries Exploring Creativity Finding Vivian Maier (2013) Directed by John Maloof and Charlie Siskel, Finding Vivian …

Finding Fearless Podcast

The Finding Fearless podcast is a fantastic resource by Fearless Foundry. This creative consulting firm specializes in helping ambitious innovators and impact-driven entrepreneurs with their marketing, branding, and business development. Madeline Pratt is the Founder and CEO of Fearless Foundry. She has spent her career serving as a business development leader working for technology companies …

Help Your Girl Entrepreneur Unlock Her Powers

Have you ever noticed how the many answers to “what do you want to be when you grow up?” all tend to be roles that fall under the category of “employee.” So, other than it not being the easiest word to say, it’s worth questioning why “When I grow up, I want to be an …

Writer and Director Chyna Robinson’s Powerful Film No Ordinary Love

In mainstream Hollywood, certain social topics are almost taboo. They struggle to receive feature film treatment. But writer and director Chyna Robinson’s No Ordinary Love is a powerful reminder that the movie industry shouldn’t shy away from tackling complex and significant subjects. Starring DeAna Davis, Lynn Andrews III, April Hartman, and Eric Hanson, No Ordinary …

Hey Parent, It’s Time To Clean Up Your Money Mindset

Your internal relationship with money (your beliefs, emotions, and imaginings around it) forms your general attitude towards it. Even if you’ve never spoken a word to your daughter about finances, she’s still likely to adapt your money mindset, positive or negative. Her learning would be based on observing how you handle your money when paying …

reclamation exhibit

Many of us do not think of the culinary arts when someone mentions creativity. Instead, our minds envision painters, musicians, dancers, etc. But in reality, cooking can be very innovative. Working in the culinary arts requires a solid vision and artistic plan. A cook aims to match a dish’s visual aesthetic and taste together. Every …

Ten Things Every Girl Needs to Know About Budgeting

Trinity Scott is a wife and mother of four children, ages seven, ten, 12, and 15. She graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration/accounting. When her family budget got too tight, she started her business, T3 Bookkeeping. Scott graciously wrote this post for Girls That Create as part …

Overcoming Creative Anxiety: Q&A With Life Coach Karen C.L. Anderson

Karen C.L. Anderson is a master-certified life coach and international bestselling author of several books, including Overcoming Creative Anxiety: Journal Prompts & Practices for Disarming Your Inner Critic & Allowing Creativity to Flow. Anderson corresponded with Girls That Create via email about her book, our Inner Critic and Inner Advocate, and how it all relates …

teach healthy money habits

Have you ever spoken directly to your daughter about money? Whether you have or haven’t, know that she’s already absorbed volumes of information from observing your actions and overhearing your opinions on the topic. A study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison found kids can understand basic money concepts by age three, like value or exchange: …

A Conversation with Dr. Michele Borba about Thrivers

In her new book Thrivers, Dr. Michele Borba helps parents and educators teach the essential character strengths kids need to become young people who flourish in a rapidly changing, digitally-driven, and uncertain world. As a teacher, educational consultant, and parent for 40 years, Dr. Borba has never been more worried for young people than she …

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