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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

Million Dollar Year 2015 Blog

We Did It: Our First Million-Dollar Year!

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If you were a She’s the First donor in 2015, you made history. It was our first year of million-dollar annual revenue! Less than 20% of nonprofits ever reach this milestone, but we did — and we couldn’t have done it without such tremendous Continue reading

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An Update on Our “Adopt a Nonprofit” Office at Next Jump

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Have you read the best-selling book Give and Take by Adam Grant? The idea is that you drive your own success by helping others. This is something I see happen all the time to She’s the First volunteers, donors, and partners. I’m Continue reading


Welcome to Our New Home at Next Jump

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We begin 2015 with big news to share: She’s the First has a new headquarters at 261 Fifth Avenue in New York City! We are thrilled to embark on the “Adopt a Nonprofit” initiative with Next Jump, an innovative technology Continue reading


Our First-Ever Mentor Breakfast Awards Go to…

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On November 19th, 130 distinguished She’s the First supporters gathered at Scholastic corporate headquarters in SoHo for the first-ever Mentor Breakfast fundraiser for She’s the First, which also commemorated our fifth anniversary. At Scholastic, a mecca of children’s literature, one 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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Welcome, Marie Claire Readers!

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For those of you who read page 412 of the September Marie Claire and then came to learn more about She’s the First, welcome! We are so thrilled to be featured as an organization among the “20 Women Changing the World,” Continue reading


It’s a Busy Week for She’s the First in NYC! Events Calendar for Feb. 17-21

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The snow mounds crowding every New York City sidewalk won’t slow us down! We’ve warmed up Presidents Day week with various activities of interest to She’s the First supporters. If you don’t live in New York City, remember the best Continue reading


Why This PR Company Rocks

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Once in a while, an email slips into our account and it creates an impact on She’s the First like never before. Last March, when Kristen Tully, who runs the “MMC for a Cause” team at Marina Maher Communications, Continue reading


Happy 3rd Birthday, She’s the First!

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Remember this website? It’s what She’s the First looked like when we launched three years ago today, on November 1, 2009…I remember exactly the moment when Rachael Datello published the original video on YouTube and when Kate Lord pushed the Continue reading

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