Posts tagged “Developing Confident Girls”

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,...

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...

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...

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),...

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....