By Shannon Rigney Keane on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 16:15
Disney's Frozen isn't your typical princess movie. Shannon discusses the strengths and shortcomings of the mega-hit animated film.
By Communications on Tue, 01/21/2014 - 13:36
In the season of body talk, co-founder and Executive Director Simone Marean discusses the implications of the spotlight on weight loss and dieting, not only from the media but from our own lips. By shifting the issue from a diet and body issue to a leadership issue, we can help girls accept themselves, and turn years of wasted energy focused on scales and sizes to friendships, projects, and new ideas.
By Communications on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 16:22
Former GLI Communications Intern, Olivia Tang-Kong, writes about how shyness doesn't have to limit your ability to be a leader or embrace your authentic self.
By Communications on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:17
Dear Ms. Starr,
By Communications on Wed, 10/23/2013 - 11:41
Former GLI Camper turned Camp Counselor, Emily Sannini, descibes how the Fierce Fabulous Female award represents a girl's hard work towards becoming more emotionally honest, brave, and confident.
By Communications on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 15:16
Dear Ms. Starr,
By Brittany McGuire on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 11:41
Girl Blogger Brittany McGuire reflects on how confidence shines through in the risks you take, the friends you choose, and the decisions you make.
By Communications on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:47
Former GLI Communications Intern, Katie Davis, explains how true leadership means being unafraid to ask questions, take risks, and grow, even in the face of uncertainty.
“You could always just eat cheese all day. You’re good at that.”
By Anneka Fagundes on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 15:56
Over the course of three summers working at GLI, I have had the great pleasure of getting to know 8th grade camper Lily George. In some ways, it’s remarkable how little she has changed – Lily is a girl who embodies kindness, compassion, and creativity no matter what is thrown her way. On the other hand, I marvel at how Lily has grown over the years.
By Communications on Mon, 07/22/2013 - 18:06
Summer is in full swing! While it’s the season for fun in the sun, summer can also present body image challenges. Katie, a GLI supporter and former intern, reflects on the way a mother can influence her daughter’s body image, and why it’s important to remember the amazing things your body can do, and not just what it looks like.
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