The Grace in Girlfriendship

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Last night I had dinner with a dear friend. We’d gone to high school together but hadn’t really connected until we found ourselves in the same evening class at college and decided to carpool. For a year or two we were chums, and then we lost touch. We reconnected 15 years later, thanks to Facebook. We […]

Nobel + Noble: Good News for Girls

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Women Celebrate! Oh, you knew there was going to be a little party over here this month. Kudos to Malala Yousafzai, co-winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize! It’s easy to forget that Malala is still so young, but this 17-year-old is investing her life to change the world for girls. Taking a moment in my […]

In Tech, on Waves, in Space…Good News for Girls

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  Women flexing grey matter! Maryam Mirzakhani, from Iran, is the first woman to take the world’s top math prize. Brittany Wenger created a cloud app that cheaply and effectively diagnoses cancer. At the age of 19. After teaching herself to code at 12. Slacker! Some very cool vintage images of women inventing important aspects […]

I Dream of Girls

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By Carrie Beyer | Twitter: @clbeyerwriter 1. The wind I least want to wrestle away: the whispering one   that howls in secrets to the gentle girl who dares wear flowers   and a scarf in summer, and fails to bind her breasts with cups   or walk quickly enough through that wind that keeps distracting […]

 Four Words Might Just Change Everything

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Okay, we made it to the end. And I have something super simple to ask of you. Write down four words. Look, I get it. A whole week on mentoring is a lot to take in, isn’t it? A whole week—amazing stories about mutual support, power being shepherded to build up women around us, expertise […]