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Running for Regina

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  I believe in girl power and being a “student always,” so the mission of She’s the First is a perfect fit for me. Last year, I ran my first 5K as part of the “Run the World” campaign. Because Continue reading

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STF Scholars in Uganda Teach a Self-Esteem Workshop to Their Peers

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At Arlington Academy of Hope in Uganda, the Bahana Circle recently held another great program. The Bahana Circle, the girls mentoring group which also planned the mother-daughter day last month, was inspired by a workshop that the She’s the First Continue reading

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How Employees at 360i are Getting Fit & Fueling Good

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While many people donate their personal time or money to causes they believe in, they may not consider how they can get their employer involved to make a bigger impact. Traditionally, companies have set up donation matching programs to give Continue reading

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Getting Fit with Girlympics at Bryn Mawr College!

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Not a big runner? No problem! She’s the First*{Bryn Mawr College} took a new fitness angle for the Run the World campaign, offering Girlympics activities comprised of Zumba, Yoga and Tae Kwon Do for students, faculty and the local community Continue reading

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Ask the Experts: STF*{Hofstra}’s Secrets to Fundraising Success

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Ready to dance the night away? With our Run the World campaign in full swing, I was so excited to sit down with She’s the First*{Hofstra} chapter president, Christine Brazeau, to talk all about how their chapter raised $3,000 in just one night during Continue reading

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South Sudan Conflict Causes Over 1 Million People To Be Displaced

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As violence continues in South Sudan, the greatest locations of concern are the remote areas. As the rainy season approaches, it brings with it a new challenge of getting food, vaccines, and other supplies to these areas urgently. According to Continue reading

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Walk the World with STF Abroad

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Making progress often starts with putting one foot in front of the other—whoever you are, wherever you are and whatever comes your way. Our STF scholars embody that philosophy, and so do the college students participating in Walk the World Continue reading

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Food in The Gambia — And How to Make Tumeric Chicken

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One of the most fascinating (and delicious) parts of visiting with our partners around the world is learning first-hand what our scholars eat. As STF’s Director of International Operations, I’d be amiss if I didn’t thoroughly study all the culinary Continue reading

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Yeshwini, STF Scholar in India, Goes to Japan!

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Two years ago I wrote about Yeshwini applying to go to Japan to attend ISAK (International School of Asia, Karuizawa) a summer school program in Japan that emphasizes diversity, creativity and leadership. Fortunately, she was able to attend this past Continue reading

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STF Scholars In The Gambia Sing The Starfish Anthem

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For the last two weeks, the STF team has been visiting with Starfish International, our partner in The Gambia, West Africa. (Have you been following along on Instagram and Facebook?) When we landed, the girls greeted us in the same Continue reading

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