Raising Girls’ Voices Blog

The Extraordinary Relevance of Girls’ Schools: Educating the “Missing Million” and the First Female President

The Extraordinary Relevance of Girls’ Schools: Educating the “Missing Million” and the First Female President

 “There has never been a better time to be female.” —Terri McCullough, Director of No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project,...

Women in the Philanthropic Driver’s Seat

Women in the Philanthropic Driver’s Seat

“It’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.”  – Oprah Winfrey,...

Helping Girls Find Their Political Voice

Helping Girls Find Their Political Voice

On November 8, 2016, thousands of young women currently attending or recently graduated from girls’ schools across the country will...

How Do Girls Learn Best?

How Do Girls Learn Best?

As a new school year begins, we’ve been thinking a lot about how girls learn best. In many ways, this...

Where Do Female Athletes Get the Recognition They Deserve? All-Girls Schools.

Where Do Female Athletes Get the Recognition They Deserve? All-Girls Schools.

Women were not allowed to participate in the first modern Olympic games held in 1896. At the 1900 Olympics held...

Summer Reading: For Students and Educators

Summer Reading: For Students and Educators

Summer is the prime season for reading. Students who take part in summer reading programs significantly improve their reading skills....

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons to Attend an All-Girls School

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons to Attend an All-Girls School

The admissions season is coming to a close with families weighing their options. They are pouring over acceptance letters, evaluating...

International Women’s Day: Step It Up for Girls’ Education

International Women’s Day: Step It Up for Girls’ Education

Today we proudly observe International Women’s Day. International Women’s Day first emerged from the labor movements at the turn of...

Block that Stereotype: Doing Public Relations for Teenage Girls

Block that Stereotype: Doing Public Relations for Teenage Girls

I’m often stunned by what adults say to me when they learn that I’m a psychologist who consults to girls’...

NCGS: 25 Years of Advancing Girls’ Education Together

NCGS: 25 Years of Advancing Girls’ Education Together

The National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) proudly celebrates this year a quarter century of advocating for girls’ schools. Consider...

Embrace a No Rescue Policy: Help Parents Encourage Resilience in Children

Embrace a No Rescue Policy: Help Parents Encourage Resilience in Children

“In an effort to promote independence and responsibility, the school encourages a policy based on the premise that choices have...

Girls’ Schools: Uniquely Positioned to Help Close the Gender Gap

Girls’ Schools: Uniquely Positioned to Help Close the Gender Gap

In “The Simple Truth About the Gender Pay Gap,” released this fall from the American Association of University Women (AAUW),...