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

Rosario Dawson Storyline Online

Acclaimed actor, activist, and philanthropist Rosario Dawson is the newest reader for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s children’s literacy program Storyline Online. Dawson reads her personal favorite Julius, the Baby of the World, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes. An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book, Julius, the Baby of the World tells the tale of Lilly, …

empowering women's vote posters

In partnership with Nonprofit VOTE and the League of Women Voters, the Professional Association for Design (AIGA) has activated its network across the U.S. and beyond to design Get Out the Vote posters for 2022. The campaign is part of Design for Democracy, an AIGA initiative to increase civic participation through design. In addition to …

NMWA online museum programs

Did you know the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts is in Washington, D.C.? With its collections, exhibitions, programs, and online content, the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) inspires dynamic exchanges about art and ideas. The museum addresses gender imbalance in the presentation of art …

Poet Laureate Ada Limón

“Ada Limón is a poet who connects.” This was how Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden introduced the 24th poet laureate of the United States. From my perspective as a poet and writing teacher, “a poet who connects” is a perfect encapsulation of who the poet laureate should be – and why I see Limón as …

Word of Mom Radio Podcast

Word of Mom Radio (WoM) has been sharing women’s wisdom on BlogTalkRadio for more than eight years. Girls That Create founder Erin Prather Stafford recently returned to the show to chat with host Dori DeCarlo. They discussed GTC’s Creator Spotlight series, tips for parents whose kids are learning to maneuver the online world, and how …

LUNAFEST Austin 2022

Girls That Create and Brentwood Social House are hosting an in-person LUNAFEST® on Friday, October 21, at 7:00 p.m. The fundraising shorts film festival will benefit the nonprofit Austin Bat Cave, which works with young authors ages six to 18 in Central Texas by providing programs in creative writing, journalism, college essay writing, resume writing, …

Yayoi Kusama

In 1965, Yayoi Kusama used mirrors as reflective devices in her work. They would become a dominant feature of her Infinity Mirror Rooms, bringing Kusama worldwide admiration. Visitors to the installations see their reflection extend into infinity while simultaneously having intimate and individualized experiences. Now in her ninth decade, Kusama’s imagination remains richly creative. Infinity …

young adult books

When Phil Stamper was growing up in the early 2000s, he couldn’t go into a Barnes & Noble and find an LGBTQ+ section for young adults. “There weren’t enough books to fill those shelves,” Stamper, a popular author of contemporary, queer young adult (YA) novels, told The 19th. His latest book, “Small Town Pride,” released …

Mightly: Comfy, Play-Friendly Kids Clothing

One of my daughters passionately made her feelings known about clothing bling as a toddler. Think your sequins, buttons, taffeta, embroidery, and more. She HATES all of it. And she still does, which means I’m always delighted to discover a new brand that meets her standards. Mightly makes comfy, play-friendly styles for kids of all …

rebel girls board book

Our friends at Rebel Girls have a new board book that will introduce your littlest reader to the lives of extraordinary women. Titled Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: Baby’s First Book of Extraordinary Women, it features artists and inventors, athletes, and activists from around the world in colorful, inviting pages. This book will give …

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