Raising Girls’ Voices Blog

Think Globally, Act Locally: Two Events Come Together to Improve Women’s Lives

Think Globally, Act Locally: Two Events Come Together to Improve Women’s Lives

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of welcoming several hundred people to Foxcroft School for the Middleburg Cherry Blossom Nanette’s Walk,...

Voice and Vision: How Girls Learn to Lead and Resist Leading

Voice and Vision: How Girls Learn to Lead and Resist Leading

Teaching girls to claim their voices is woven throughout our school’s history. From the essay writing contest from decades past...

Summer of Girls’ Leadership: Here, There, and Everywhere

Summer of Girls’ Leadership: Here, There, and Everywhere

Over the last few decades, women around the world have made significant gains in leadership. Despite these gains, pay equity,...

Single-sex vs. Co-ed Schooling for Girls: What You Need to Know

Single-sex vs. Co-ed Schooling for Girls: What You Need to Know

The single-sex versus co-ed school debate is back in the headlines in Australia after The Armidale School (TAS) in New...

All in the Family – Lessons in Leadership

All in the Family – Lessons in Leadership

Being a head can be isolating. It’s not just because of the old adage that it’s lonely at the top....

Reading Between The Lines: What A College List Doesn’t Tell You

Reading Between The Lines: What A College List Doesn’t Tell You

It has become customary for schools to publish a list of college decisions each May. Working in the college admissions...

Challenging the Coed Standard: A Single-Sex Education Makes all the Difference for Girls

Challenging the Coed Standard: A Single-Sex Education Makes all the Difference for Girls

It’s time to challenge the coeducation standard. The evidence supporting the benefits of all-girls schools is abundant. A new report...

The Beauty of Summer: Time to Read

The Beauty of Summer: Time to Read

As the educators of girls we have committed our life’s work to developing, inspiring, and guiding our students to become...

Just the Facts, Ma’am: The Value of Research for Girls’ Schools

Just the Facts, Ma’am: The Value of Research for Girls’ Schools

On March 9, the No Ceilings initiative of the Clinton Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released The...

Girls Must See It To Be It… Beyond Women’s History Month

Girls Must See It To Be It… Beyond Women’s History Month

“Each time a girl opens a book and finds a womanless history, she learns she is worth less.” This quote...