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A New Way to Fundraise by Recycling Fashion

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Above: Christine Rizk and Anna Palmer, founders of Fashion Project Hello, She’s the First Supporters! I am Samia Nawaz, a senior at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas who founded our She’s the First campus chapter. This spring, I piloted a Continue reading

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How We’re Celebrating #DayoftheGirl This Week

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We’ve celebrated every single United Nations’ International Day of the Girl, ever since it was created in 2012. That year, our first Campus Leadership Summit was held with 30-some attendees in New York City. One of our campus presidents, Lindsay Continue reading

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Run the World takes Berlin!

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This is a guest blog post written by She’s the First volunteer Nicki Brooks, who is running her 7th marathon as a part of the Run the World campaign. You can learn more about the Run the World campaign or Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Elizabeth’s Day at the Dorm

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Elizabeth, known to her friends as Eli, shows us what a day is like for an STF Scholar at the Sacred Valley Project in Peru. All photos by Kate Lord. Click here to see a photo essay of a day Continue reading

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STF Scholars in Peru and Guatemala Connect en Español

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One of the most exciting things about the growth of She’s the First is watching our partners and scholars develop our network, whether through skill sharing among the directors or letters among the scholars themselves. While in Peru this week, Continue reading

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Our Partner in Peru is Building a Bakery

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If you were to visit the Sacred Valley Project in Peru this month, you’d be greeted with a field of adobe bricks baking in the sun. They’re awaiting their fate as the future building of SVP’s newest project: a bakery. Continue reading

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Lessons Learned at the 2014 #STFSummit

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In my role as the Campus Program Coordinator here at She’s the First, I spend most of my time communicating with the student leaders and mentors who keep our campus program moving. So maybe I’m just a little biased when Continue reading

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Welcome, Marie Claire Readers!

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For those of you who read page 412 of the September Marie Claire and then came to learn more about She’s the First, welcome! We are so thrilled to be featured as an organization among the “20 Women Changing the World,” Continue reading

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Visiting Our Partners in Peru, Where a Dormitory Makes Education Possible

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When your family lives in the highlands of Peru, getting to school can be quite a challenge — especially when the only secondary schools are accessible by walking for hours on end. That’s why the Sacred Valley Project (SVP), our partner in Ollantaytambo, Peru, Continue reading

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Fall Internships at She’s the First

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She’s the First interns work under the wings of and serve as primary aides to our full-time staff, while also supporting our volunteer teams. Fall interns will have the opportunity to work on projects in the following areas: International Operations: hone Continue reading

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