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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


Brittany Brothers is Running to the Pub for Girls’ Education

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Brittany has been sweating for She’s the First for three years: In 2013, she ran a 5K obstacle race; in 2014, she ran a half-marathon in New York City; to kick off 2015, she is conquering a 10K Pub Run Continue reading


Meet the Sweat for STF Captains

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We have a simple philosophy about fitness: 1. It’s good for you. 2.So turn it into good for others. That’s why we created Sweat for STF. It’s a fitness fundraising campaign for all levels, and especially first-timers, where you can sponsor a girl’s education through a sweat-inducing Continue reading

Spring 2015 Interns Eva and Lydia in the new She's the First office.

New Year, New Interns!

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We’re excited to welcome two interns to our fantastic new office this semester! Leave them a comment to say hello. Meet Eva Hello friends! My name is Eva Scazzero and I’m excited to announce that I am an Intern at She’s Continue reading

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STF Scholars in Uganda Travel for School Field Trips!

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She’s the First partner Arlington Academy of Hope in Uganda recently had some fun adventures for its students. Each grade got to attend different tours for an exciting field trip. Their day away from the classroom was filled with enjoyable Continue reading

Tizita Hagere, a young STF scholar from Ethiopia, stars in "Difret." The film, which was produced by Angelina Jolie, will be released worldwide in 2015.

Tizita Hits Hollywood to Promote “Difret,” Sundance Film Festival Winner

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Tizita, a She’s the First scholar in Ethiopia, hit the red carpet in Los Angeles last month! Tizita or “Tizzy” as she’s known at home, will star in an upcoming film called “Difret”, which was recently nominated for an Oscar and Continue reading


Welcome to Our New Home at Next Jump

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We begin 2015 with big news to share: She’s the First has a new headquarters at 261 Fifth Avenue in New York City! We are thrilled to embark on the “Adopt a Nonprofit” initiative with Next Jump, an innovative technology Continue reading


Happy New Year! STF Scholars in South Sudan Resume School after Year of Conflict

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When it comes to South Sudan, there’s much to celebrate this New Year — our students are returning to class! If you have been following the news and our past blog posts, you know last year, deadly conflict displaced more Continue reading

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Gifts That Give Back This Holiday Season

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There are so many ways to share She’s the First with your loved ones this holiday season! As you see pictured above, there’s the one-size-fits-all gift, which comes at any price point: An ecard telling a loved one that you Continue reading

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