Woosh! Keeping it Real!

Book Notes: Divergent Series by Veronica Roth

By Shannon Rigney Keane on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 13:45

Shannon Keane discusses the wildly popular young adult trilogy, Divergent. 

Read More »

Ban Bossy

By Communications on Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:24

High schooler Nisa Kahn interviewed her Associate Principal, members of her school’s Student Leadership, and our own Ms Starr about the controversial Ban Bossy Campaign.

Sometimes, a little word can make a huge impact.

Read More »

Movie Notes: Disney's Frozen

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.

Posted in:

Read More »

Resolutions Revised

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.

Read More »

Speak Out: A Shy Person’s Guide to Confidence

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.

Read More »

Fierce, Fabulous Female

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. 

Read More »

Dear Ms. Starr: I Worry About What Others Think

By Communications on Fri, 09/06/2013 - 15:16

Dear Ms. Starr,          

Read More »

Reflections on Confidence

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.

Read More »

It's Not Easy Bein' Green (But Sometimes It's Pretty Powerful)

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.”

Read More »