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Updates on the First-Ever STF Alumni Program

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As an alumnus, have you ever thought about giving back to your high school? Maheshwari and Prathibha, both alumni of She’s the First partner school Shanti Bhavan in Bangalore, India, have found a great way to give back and inspire and Continue reading


She’s the First is Hiring a Development Manager

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  We’re looking for a Development Manager to join our team in New York City. Tweet the news! Please send qualified resume and letter of interest to workatstf@gmail.com. Development Manager Position Description: Do you want to be on the front lines of a Continue reading


From the Emergency Room to the Finish Line

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  Last year, Meaghan O’Connor ran her first half marathon to sponsor three She’s the First scholars in The Gambia! It was one of the most exhilarating, rewarding days of her life. With her goal complete, she decided to run Continue reading

Monica is joined by her parents during a Starfish mentoring session. Monica wants to pursue a teaching degree following her high school graduation.

Follow Six STF Scholars as They Begin High School in Guatemala!

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(Above photo: Monica is joined by her parents during a Starfish mentoring session. Monica wants to pursue a teaching degree following her high school graduation.) “Las Hormiguitas” (the ants), a mentorship group that includes six She’s The First scholars in Continue reading

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Proof Male Feminists Exist

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Meet Dan Handy. He’s an American University student and the first in his family to study abroad in Asia. He’s been on a mission to fundraise for education equality since 2013. It all started when a group of students on Continue reading

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Scholars in Uganda Run to Celebrate Supporters & PLE Success

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Around the same time that our founder, Tammy Tibbetts, completed her first marathon, our partner Arlington Academy of Hope (AAH) was making strides in running events of their own. AAH held a “Global Strides 5K Race” in Arlington, Virginia to Continue reading


Dancing for a Difference in Arizona

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Guest post by STF*{BASIS Scottsdale} Chapter President Divya Vatsa. What does an education mean to you? It is so easy to grow frustrated with school that we often forget how important it is. Education shapes us into the unique individuals Continue reading

Hopkins HS Pancakes

Short Stacks for Education at Hopkins High School

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Guest post by STF*{Hopkins} Chapter President Callan Showers. Pancakes are a surefire way to have a great morning – and, as our STF*{Campus} chapter at Hopkins High School in Hopkins, Minn., found out, they’re also a great way raise money Continue reading


Squat Hard, Fundraise Harder

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Life is busy but Amy Schoenberger and her colleagues are setting apart time to launch the most creative Sweat for STF campaign yet. How are they doing it? By initiating an office-wide SQUAT challenge. “Twice a day, I get up, Continue reading

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Miss New Jersey Shakes a Change

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Miss New Jersey 2014 and President of She’s the First*{Rutgers}, Cierra Kaler-Jones, is spending her last semester at Rutgers University rallying students to join the fight to end education inequality. Cierra is keeping the Rutgers fundraising movement alive this year Continue reading

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