Things We Love
Our favorite stories and resources to encourage girls to flex their leadership muscles.
“Let us not forget that one book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” -Malala Yousafzai
Inspired by the popular TED Talk by Colin Stokes, “How Movies Teach Manhood,” this activity helps turn any family movie night into an open discussion on gender in media and beyond. Recommended for kids 6 and up. Download this activity
Maria Elena Grimmett is working to ensure that people around the world have safe drinking water.
Read empowering Father’s Day letters from Matt Lauer, Gov. Bobby Jindal, Shaquille O’Neal, and more.
More than 190 Jewish teens participated in BBYO Lonestar Region’s Kallah convention, where they chose Ban Bossy as their theme.
Watch this troop share why they’re not bossy—they’re leaders.
Malavath Purna climbs 29,029 feet to reach the summit of the highest mountain in the world.
Gabriele Galimberti’s photo series celebrates how girls play around the world. From Texas to Zambia, Galimberti recorded the spontaneous and natural joy that unites kids despite their diverse backgrounds.
“My girl is no princess. She doesn’t need to be rescued. She is the hero of her story. And no one better forget it.” John Marcotte on teaching his daughters to become their own superheroes.
Her request is simple: “I want you to make more LEGO girl people and let them go on adventures.”
This activity helps both girls and boys break their dreams down into achievable steps—so students can see a clear path from where they are to where they want to go. Designed for teachers for grades 5 and up. Download this activity
GoldieBlox is a toy company on a mission to disrupt the pink aisle and to inspire the next generation of female engineers.
The G.I.R.L. tool can help girls cultivate the problem-solving skills they need to organize their thoughts, weigh their options, and choose a path. Recommended for girls 7 and up. Download this activity
Setting out to show the world that girls of every color have the skills to become the programmers of tomorrow.
For your next family movie night, explore these lists of books and films featuring strong female heroes.
We joined forces with Getty Images to create a library of images devoted to the powerful depiction of women, girls, and the people who support them. Because you can’t be what you can’t see.
In this video, Geena Davis explains what you should be saying while your kids watch TV.
Forget sk8er boiz. These are the skater girls of Afghanistan.
Young girls design, drill, and build playgrounds in Chicago.
Only 13% of U.S. high school girls plan to pursue careers in STEM. Teach for America and Million Women Mentors want that statistic to change today. Together, they are recruiting one million mentors to support girls in STEM.