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This Girl Says Selfies Might Be the Secret to a Better World

The cofounder of I AM THAT GIRL on how vulnerability leads to empowerment.  #100StartsWith1

We’re teaming up with our friends at Sambazon for 100 days of little ways to change our world. Follow along for the next 100 days of action (and giveaways) on Instagram @Sambazon and at www.sambazon.com/100. And don’t forget to tell us @GOOD about how you’re changing your world with the hashtag #100Startswith1.

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Champion: Emily Greener

Action: Write yourself a love note, snap a selfie, and share both using the hashtag #100StartsWith1.

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The Radical Brownies Are Not a Typical Girl Scout Troop

Thee Oakland-based girls’ troupe is a safe place for young girls of color.

Image via the Radical Brownies Facebook group.

Sometimes you’re like, “I want my daughter to participate in sisterhood-building activities BUT ALSO get her revolutionary education at the same time.” And that’s what the Radical Brownies are here for. The Brownies are an Oakland-based girls’ troop that’s here to educate you on LGBTQ rights, police accountability, and anti-racist activism but don’t ask them to sell you any cookies. Their place is firmly in the struggle, ya hear?

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How We Address Hunger By Empowering Women

On International Women’s Day, WFP USA celebrates one of its grassroots partners in the field, a nonprofit called the Afghan Friends Network...

On International Women’s Day, WFP USA celebrates one of its grassroots partners in the field, a nonprofit called the Afghan Friends Network (AFN), which provides literacy and vocational training for women in rural Afghanistan as well as education for boys and girls. AFN is spearheading the country’s first-ever children’s curriculum on women’s rights, which is expected to be introduced this fall.

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The Next Frontier of STEM Education: Ensuring Access For Minority Students

if students who are underrepresented in STEM are nurtured, America's sure to be able to meet the demands of the 21st century workforce.


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Despite the growing diversity of America's population, a recent study from the U.S. Department of Commerce (PDF) found that whites are twice as likely to have a science or engineering job as their black or Latino peers. To help eliminate this gap, some of the most innovative STEM initiatives are those geared toward increasing the number of minority students getting involved in those fields.

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