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And the Winners Are… #BakeAChange 2014 Cupcake Awards

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In a colorful blur, our 4th annual Tie-Dye Cupcake Bake-Off flashed before our eyes last month. What started in 2010 as a modest bake sale in a University of Notre Dame dorm room has truly grown into an international movement, Continue reading

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We Reached the Finish Line!

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Our second Run the World campaign officially came to a close on November 2nd as She’s the First Founder/President Tammy Tibbetts crossed the New York City Marathon finish line in Central Park. Inspired by 2013′s #26Miles26Girls campaign, the 2014 series Continue reading

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Happy 10th Anniversary to STF Partner Arlington Academy of Hope!

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Our partner Arlington Academy of Hope (AAH) in Uganda recently celebrated their 10th anniversary! In true AAH style, they held week-long celebrations that also benefited the students and community under the theme “10 years of transformation, inspiring a future of Continue reading

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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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