Posts tagged “Developing Girls as Leaders”

Girls’ Schools: Reducing Polarization by Increasing Civic Engagement

Girls’ Schools: Reducing Polarization by Increasing Civic Engagement

Girls’ schools are more relevant today than ever before as they prepare girls to become the influential contributors and leaders...

In Our Pursuit to Become Women Leading, Are We Instead Becoming Women Worn Out?

In Our Pursuit to Become Women Leading, Are We Instead Becoming Women Worn Out?

Each new school year begins with positive spirit and bustling activity. It can be energizing to get caught up in...

Lessons from Iceland, the World’s Most Women-Empowering Nation

Lessons from Iceland, the World’s Most Women-Empowering Nation

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, I find myself thinking about role models who inspire gender equity and encourage political...

Fail Gloriously, Lead Boldly*

Fail Gloriously, Lead Boldly*

One of the highlights of my year has been meeting with a group of upper school girls (recipients of the...

Girls’ Schools: Where Girls Speak Without Interruption

Girls’ Schools: Where Girls Speak Without Interruption

The New York Times ran last week the article, “The Universal Phenomenon of Men Interrupting Women.” The article states, “Academic...

Girls’ Schools Redefine Leadership: Part 2 of 2

Girls’ Schools Redefine Leadership: Part 2 of 2

This article is part two of a two-part series on how leadership is viewed and taught in girls’ schools. Click...

Girls’ Schools Redefine Leadership: Part 1 of 2

Girls’ Schools Redefine Leadership: Part 1 of 2

This article is part one of a two-part series on how leadership is viewed and taught in girls’ schools. In...

Girls’ Schools Teach Girls They ARE Smart

Girls’ Schools Teach Girls They ARE Smart

A recent report published in the journal Science suggests girls as young as 6 can be led to believe men...

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,...

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...