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STF’s Got Soul

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  “For me, education means opportunity. ” –Kim Heinen  PricewaterhouseCoopers employee by day and She’s the First Treasurer by night, Kim Heinen always has her wheels spinning for education. Last Thursday night, she partnered up with SoulCycle to host a high-energy Continue reading

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Welcome, TODAY Show Viewers!

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On July 16, one of the most exciting moments in our 5-year history happened: We made our TODAY Show debut! In the 24 hours since this segment aired, we received 12 campus chapter applications, more than $4,000 in donations, interest from a big corporate foundation, Continue reading

A+ Donor Series: Spotlight on Kara Melendy

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In our third installment of the A+ Donor Series, meet Kara Melendy, an empowerment coach who is utilizing her skills both at home and around the world. Read on to discover how one video inspired her to start a fundraising Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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