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STF Scholar Opens A Hair Salon in Ethiopia!

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We are in awe of a recent story that came from our partner Selamta Family Project in Ethiopia. A couple of the girls there, including She’s the First scholar Nardos Y. (on the left in the above photo), took a Continue reading

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Spring Internships at She’s the First

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She’s the First is seeking part-time interns to work from our Manhattan office for the spring semester. Our interns will serve as primary aides to the 3 full-time staff members and also support the volunteer teams & committees within the organization. Continue reading

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The Men of She’s the First*{Campus} on #HeForShe

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Students at Archbishop McCarthy High School take part in the #HeForShe campaign on Twitter. If I had to place a bet on what the Word of the Year would be for 2014, I would choose ‘feminist.’ Whether it’s being condemned, Continue reading

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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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