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Taking a Seat at the Table

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  Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. This widely-quoted statistic comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report and was the driving force behind Continue reading


Alumni Voices: One Chapter Closes, Another Begins

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Guest post by STF University of Florida alumna Maria Espinoza Throughout the years of my college endeavors, I was determined to become someone who can impact the lives of others. I set myself to break barriers, confront obstacles and tackle Continue reading


Get to Know the Summer 2016 Intern Team

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Hi, everyone! My name is Raquel and I’ll be walking you through introductions for the Summer Intern Class of 2016 at She’s the First. I’m an unashamed introvert, and thus loathe generic interview questions with the fiery passion of an Continue reading

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She’s the First Goes to The White House!

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Since our inception, She’s the First has held firm belief in the power of quality education to change lives for the better. We aim to empower girls in low-income nations to reach their potential. For us, quality education is not Continue reading

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She’s the First*{Campus} Alumni Association Kicks Off at Leadership Summit

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Amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City, She’s the First*{Campus} chapter alumni from across the country gathered for the first time to participate in alumni-focused workshops at the annual She’s the First Leadership Summit. The first day of Continue reading

A+ Donor Series: Spotlight on Elizabeth Schmitz

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On our newest installment of the A+ Donor Series, we’ve found a way to take birthdays above and beyond! STF donor Elizabeth Schmitz recently marked her 7th birthday by celebrating the potential of other girls like her, aiming to raise Continue reading

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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

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


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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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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