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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.

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: …

Character Strengths girl jumping on bridge

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 …

quotes-female-poets

2021 marks the 25th annual celebration of poets and poetry. National Poetry Month, launched by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, reminds the public that poets play an integral role in our culture and that poetry matters. Here are ten quotes by women poets to celebrate. Ten Quotes by Women Poets “We all move …

Marie Benedict best-sellers

When it comes to luck, bestselling author Marie Benedict believes having a special someone who can pick out books you’ll cherish is a blessing. For her, that person was an aunt who also happened to be an English teacher and rebellious nun. When Benedict was a high schooler, her aunt gifted her Marion Zimmer Bradley’s …

Girlhood (It’s Complicated) Virtual Exhibit

While the old nursery rhyme proclaims that girls are “made of sugar and spice and everything nice,” history demonstrates that girls are made of stronger stuff. “Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” showcases how girls have been on the frontlines of change and how they have made an impact on all aspects of American life. 200 Years 200 Objects …

Girls That Create Store

We’re so excited to announce the launch of the Girls That Create (GTC) store. You can find the storefront here. Created by talented graphic designer Laura Castillo, the shop features apparel, stickers, magnets, posters, and home/office goods. The items you see in our store today are just the beginning. We’ll be adding more, and we’d love …

books by black female authors

It cannot be stated enough. Consuming various books encourages empathy with others, challenges beliefs, and offers new ways of thinking. Readers learn and celebrate diverse cultures and identities. This includes reading literature by Black female writers. To see through the lens of Black protagonists, dive into these 10 notable and renowned books. 10 Books by …

empowered black girl

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, M.J. Fievre moved to the United States in 2002. Fievre’s publishing career began as a teenager in Haiti. At nineteen years-old, she signed her first book contract with Hachette-Deschamps, in Haiti, for the publication of a Young Adult book titled La Statuette Maléfique. Since then, Fievre has authored nine books in …

Gender Equality: Refreshing Survey Results Give Women Hope

At the start of 2021 we don’t have to look far for reminders that in the hands of current powers, progress, equality, and empowerment are provisional and delicate social qualities. On the same day that Women Deliver hosted an online gathering of experts to discuss their report with Focus 2030 on gender equality, Poland imposed …

STEM book for girls

As a child growing up in London, Zara Stone fell in love with the works of English writer Diana Wynne Jones. Jones wrote fantasy and speculative fiction for children and young adults. Stone reflects that the author “never talked down” to her audience nor questioned whether or not they could understand the intriguing concepts introduced …

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