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Fireworks, Food, and Family, Oh My!

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Summer is in full swing and the STF intern team is continuing to work hard on our respective projects. All that planning aside though, we’re also gearing up for the 4th of July! Read on to find out what we’ve Continue reading


AAH Uganda Continues World Read Aloud Day Tradition

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Last year, many of our scholars participated in World Read Aloud Day, an annual day created to promote the importance of literacy. We are thrilled to see that Arlington Academy of Hope (AAH) in Uganda decided to take part in Continue reading

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A+ Donor Series: Spotlight on Leonie Dupuis

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Our next A+ donor shows us how school is about more than just making the grade. Leonie Dupuis took an iconic part of her high school experience—prom—and turned it into an equally iconic opportunity to make a statement about girls’ Continue reading


A Tale of Five Interns

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Since the beginning of June, the intern team has been hard at work. Now that we have officially hit week three, it is time for each of us to share updates on a few of our projects. Gabi: A+ Donor Continue reading

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The Benefits of an STF Scholarship: Visits to Google!

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Being an STF Scholar comes with many benefits, but perhaps one of the biggest is the network of scholars, organizations, and companies that you get to call your own. Last week, a few of our Scholars in India experienced this Continue reading

A+ Donors Series: Spotlight on Stella Miranda

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Welcome to the inaugural post in She’s the First’s A+ Donors Series! Through this series, our goal is to introduce you to some of the best and brightest of the STF donors. And who better to start off the series than Continue reading

What Time is it? Intern Time!

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The weather’s getting warmer, so that means summer internships must be starting! Read on to meet the newest additions to the She’s the First team. Meet Gabi Hi there! My name is Gabi Stone and I am ecstatic to be Continue reading

Joan S. and her mom pause for a photo during Mother-Daughter Day.

The Second Annual Mother-Daughter Day Takes Over AAH Uganda

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You might remember the very first Mother-Daughter Day event that took place at Arlington Academy of Hope in Uganda last year. The girls of the Bahana Circle were back at it again this year to put on a second annual Continue reading


#CalypsoCares Shopping Event Benefits She’s the First May 5-18

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We are proud to announce that She’s the First is benefiting from a partnership between Fashion Project and Calypso St. Barth, this May 5th-May 18th! As part of the Calypso Cares campaign, you can help us sponsor girls by cleaning and updating your spring Continue reading

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Two Women Who Make Change in Tanzania Possible

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STF’s partner in Tanzania, AfricAid’s Kisa Project, provides leadership training to secondary school girls in the Arusha and Kilimanjaro Regions of Northern Tanzania. The program is made possible by eight full time staff that develop, implement, and evaluate the project, Continue reading

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