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Joan S. and her mom pause for a photo during Mother-Daughter Day.

The Second Annual Mother-Daughter Day Takes Over AAH Uganda

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You might remember the very first Mother-Daughter Day event that took place at Arlington Academy of Hope in Uganda last year. The girls of the Bahana Circle were back at it again this year to put on a second annual Continue reading


#CalypsoCares Shopping Event Benefits She’s the First May 5-18

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We are proud to announce that She’s the First is benefiting from a partnership between Fashion Project and Calypso St. Barth, this May 5th-May 18th! As part of the Calypso Cares campaign, you can help us sponsor girls by cleaning and updating your spring Continue reading

Esther with year 2 Engutoto SS Scholars

Two Women Who Make Change in Tanzania Possible

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STF’s partner in Tanzania, AfricAid’s Kisa Project, provides leadership training to secondary school girls in the Arusha and Kilimanjaro Regions of Northern Tanzania. The program is made possible by eight full time staff that develop, implement, and evaluate the project, Continue reading

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#PutMomFirst on May 10th

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This Mother’s Day on May 10, our goal is to raise $10,000 to sponsor 10 girls in honor of moms everywhere! How can we help you recognize the strong women in your life? OPTION 1:  Send her an ecard! Give any amount Continue reading


STF*{Wisconsin}’s #SweatForSTF Spin Studio Takeover

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Editor’s Note: We are excited to open our blog and introduce you to Katie Key, president of She’s the First*{Wisconsin}, as part of our Chapter Spotlight series. To support their fundraising efforts, you can donate online here.    Trying to stand Continue reading

Margaret, AfricAid's University Scholarship Program Recipient

STF Partner AfricAid Promotes University Education for Students

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STF’s Tanzania partner AfricAid is committed to helping students reach all of their educational goals. This past October, twenty-six of their graduates started or returned to university to pursue studies in education, sociology, law, business administration, finance and accounting, as Continue reading

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Announcing the STF*{Campus} Alumni Association

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Since the first She’s the First*{Campus} Chapter was established at Syracuse University in 2010, we’ve seen tremendous growth in our domestic student leadership programs. Today you can find STF*{Campus} chapters at 125 high schools and colleges and thousands of students Continue reading


Two Sisters, One Mission

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  “I saw how empowered women feel when they are given access to education as I taught English to formerly trafficked women in Beijing, who were using the opportunity to get an education to fundamentally change their life conditions…I wish Continue reading


JOB OPPORTUNITY: We’re Hiring a Development Manager!

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  We’re looking for a Development Manager to join our team in New York City. Tweet the news! Please send qualified resume and letter of interest to workatstf@gmail.com. Development Manager Position Description: Do you want to be on the front lines of a Continue reading

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Feel the Burn so She Can Learn

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“I believe that equal access to world class education is a key component of creating a better world.”- M. Paula Phillips, Advocate, Activist, and The Barre Code Instructor Paula devoted the beginning of her professional career to an organization called Continue reading

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