Posts tagged “Developing Girls as Leaders”

A Critical Opportunity: The Value of Mentoring Girls

A Critical Opportunity: The Value of Mentoring Girls

When we ask girls what they want to be when they grow up—or perhaps more accurately, about “all the different...

Girls’ Voices: Listen, Foster, Amplify

Girls’ Voices: Listen, Foster, Amplify

At an important moment in women’s history, girls’ schools play a vital role in fostering the next generation of women...

Billie Jean King: A Model of Authentic Leadership

Billie Jean King: A Model of Authentic Leadership

February 6 will mark more than three decades of celebrating National Girls & Women in Sports Day (NGWSD). Powered by...

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,...