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All Good Things Come to an End

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Well, here we are, nearly ten weeks later. Exhausted after the Summit but thrilled to see all our hard work come to fruition. A little more empathetic to the day-to-day grind of running a nonprofit. More excited than ever to Continue reading


Reasons to Get Excited for #STFSummit

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The 5th annual She’s the First Leadership Summit is almost here! On Friday, August 5th, campus leaders and STF alumni from across the country will convene in New York City for a weekend of networking, learning, connecting, and skill training. Continue reading

Summer Interns 2016

Check-In with our Summer Interns!

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Hi! I’m Cora, one of the She’s the First interns for this summer. Since we started working here just about a month ago (check out our introductions here!), we’ve been in full swing, working in areas ranging from social media Continue reading

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Taking a Seat at the Table

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  Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. This widely-quoted statistic comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report and was the driving force behind Continue reading


Alumni Voices: One Chapter Closes, Another Begins

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Guest post by STF University of Florida alumna Maria Espinoza Throughout the years of my college endeavors, I was determined to become someone who can impact the lives of others. I set myself to break barriers, confront obstacles and tackle Continue reading


Get to Know the Summer 2016 Intern Team

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Hi, everyone! My name is Raquel and I’ll be walking you through introductions for the Summer Intern Class of 2016 at She’s the First. I’m an unashamed introvert, and thus loathe generic interview questions with the fiery passion of an Continue reading

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STF Scholar Shares Her Story with Glamour

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13-year-old STF Scholar Keerthi grew up as the daughter of quarry workers in India, but she now has the chance to break the cycle of poverty. Glamour traveled to India to follow Keerthi and prove the power of a scholarship. Continue reading

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3 Interns, Many Memories: Reflections On Spring at STF

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With the end of the semester rapidly approaching, we She’s the First interns got together to reflect on our experiences in the office together. It is evident that we are sad to say goodbye to the wonderful staff here who Continue reading

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The Ultimate Girl Power Poem

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Would you be brave enough to stand in front of a camera lens and open your heart to the world by reading a poem you wrote? That’s exactly what 19-year-old She’s the First Scholar Deepa Bohara did last spring. She never imagined just how Continue reading

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She’s the First Goes to The White House!

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Since our inception, She’s the First has held firm belief in the power of quality education to change lives for the better. We aim to empower girls in low-income nations to reach their potential. For us, quality education is not Continue reading

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