Posts tagged “How Girls Learn to Lead”

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...