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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.

Zulily Shopping Deals and Gift Ideas for Young Girls

Whether you’re looking for something trendy, chic, or useful, the possibilities are endless. Don’t sweat because we’ve curated great Zulily gift ideas on sale for young girls. Each Sunday, we will be posting new deals for Zulily items we think you might be interested in purchasing. Since my girls were very young, my family has …

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 …

Disney+ Introduces Ms. Marvel to the MCU

This summer, Disney+ is rolling out the new Marvel mini-series Ms. Marvel. The show centers around a young girl, Kamala Khan, in the MCU who is obsessed with the Avengers (particularly Captain Marvel). However, her interests make her feel like an outsider at home and school. Then one night, Kamala discovers superpowers of her own. …

Designer Ruth Carter

On June 18, 2022 The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPop) in Seattle, Washington, will open the Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design exhibit. More than 60 costumes from over a dozen films (including the Oscar-winning Black Panther) will be displayed. Carter’s original sketches and artwork will also be featured, illuminating her powerful process and …

Summer Reading: Five Books for Teens That Deal With Race

With a national debate raging about how – or even if – teachers should discuss race in their classrooms, many educators may find themselves uncertain about how to navigate the subject of race. Parents may also find it difficult to broach topics of race in conversations with their teens. As a former junior high teacher …

Assembly: New Acquisitions by Contemporary Black Artists

A triumph of artistic variety, Assembly: New Acquisitions by Contemporary Black Artists will be at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art’s Huntington Gallery through September 4, 2022. The temporary exhibition spotlights paintings, photographs, textiles, and more from 12 different Black artists from 1980 to 2019. While diverse in style, much of the curation ties to Southern …

Dori Berinstein

Growing up in Los Angeles, Dori Berinstein made countless trips to see live theatre with her family. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion was a frequent destination. On one excursion, young Berinstein saw a production of “Hello Dolly,” starring the legendary Carol Channing. Channing’s performance made a huge impact, and from that moment on, Berinstein was a …

Lin-Manuel Miranda Works With Sound It Out Campaign

A few months ago, we shared a story about Sound It Out, a campaign by the Ad Council that helps parents and caregivers have meaningful conversations about mental wellbeing with their middle schoolers. Recently Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda family worked with Sound It Out to talk about the importance of having conversations with kids—and …

films anger sadness

In the film Turning Red (2022), a young 13-year-old girl, Meilin “Mei” Lee, turns into a red panda whenever she has strong emotions: when she is angry, when she is sad and when she is excited. She begins to believe that strong emotions are embarrassing and tries to suppress her true self. In the film …

quotes women drummers

May is International Drum Month, and here are ten quotes from women drummers who know how to get people moving. As one of our esteemed musicians says below, the drums are a song’s backbone. So download these ladies’ works and stretch your fingers to tap out beats on the nearest tabletop. You should also check …

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