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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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We’re Making #DareMyHair Progress!

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Even She’s the First Scholars in Ethiopia are cheering you on! (Photo by Kate Lord) Our brand new action campaign, Dare My Hair, is growing fast–and it’s not too late for you to start your own challenge! All you do is set Continue reading

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Celebrate #IWD2016 Everywhere!

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To us, every day is International Women’s Day–but on Tuesday, March 8, it’s an official holiday and trending hash tag! (#IWD2016) We hope you’ll join us, and our campus chapters, to celebrate the achievements of our Scholars and the progress women Continue reading

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First Look: Our March Take Action Campaign

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March is Women’s History Month—so why not make some? Be the pioneering participants of our newest campaign: Dare My Hair!   Dare My Hair gives our good-humored, gutsy supporters a chance to get some laughs with a crazy new hairdo. (And it pushes the rest Continue reading

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Send a Valentine to Support a Scholarship

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This year, go old-school on Valentine’s Day. Remember when you were young, how you brought in those cheeky Valentine’s Day cards, with a piece of candy attached, for every person in your class? We’re bringing you the grown-up edition: Send our VDay ecard, for free, to anyone Continue reading

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Alumni Voices: Danielle Fortin

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Alumni Guest Post: Danielle Fortin, International Coordinator of the Arlington Academy of Hope, Bududa, Uganda It is hard to believe that two years ago, I was first touching down in Uganda with a group of students from Lasell College. We Continue reading

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We Challenge You to Run the NYC Marathon

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Every year, thousands of people break a sweat to send girls to school worldwide by participating in Sweat for STF, our fitness fundraising campaign. Join us in 2016 here! The TCS New York City Marathon is our season finale for Sweat for Continue reading

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We Did It: Our First Million-Dollar Year!

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If you were a She’s the First donor in 2015, you made history. It was our first year of million-dollar annual revenue! Less than 20% of nonprofits ever reach this milestone, but we did — and we couldn’t have done it without such tremendous Continue reading

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The Love Story Behind a Wedding Fundraiser

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When browsing the “DIY” campaigns on my.shesthefirst.org, the She’s the First staff found a very special fundraising page put up by Marika Bleymann. This is what it said, “Dear friends and family, We know some of you would like to give Continue reading

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