March 8 is International Women's Day. Throughout the month of March, a.k.a. Women's History Month, we celebrate the achievements of women that have gone before us. But at Girls With Ideas, we are focused on one thing and one thing only: fostering a future filled with confident, creative girl leaders.
When we started Girls With Ideas, something we thought was missing was cool, fun feminist stuff for girls. In the last few years, as being a feminist has gotten more and more trendy (thanks Beyonce), we've seen an awesome and exciting spike in the swag that we love for girls (and for us...definitely for us). Check out our list of fabulous and fun feminist gifts for girls!
After spending hours searching on the internet for a meaningful way to contribute her time outside of school, 18-year-old Miracle Olatunji of Delaware wondered if other teens were having the same problem she was. So, she conducted a nation-wide survey and confirmed her hypothesis: other teens were having trouble finding opportunities, too. Determined to solve this problem, Miracle started OpportuniME: a resource designed to simply the search for high school students to find opportunities like internships, jobs, enrichment programs, volunteer work and more!
This time of year is all about loooooove. And while spreading love to others is super important, making time to show yourself some love is priority #1. Studies have shown that affirmations can help you find success, and tons of successful folks like Oprah and J-Lo have attributed the power of positive thinking as a key to their success. But thinking of and remembering to say a few affirmations each day can be a serious challenge. So, we made you a huge, heaping list of healthy affirmations for your head and your heart
Galentine's Day was created by fictional shero Leslie Knope, the main character of the T.V. show Parks and Recreation. Even though Parks and Rec was a show aimed more at adults than kiddos (bt-dubs you can totally binge it online), there's nothing stopping us from sharing the love with our favorite girl gang! Here's a list of our top 10 ideas to celebrate Galentine's with your squad.