“Teach Girls Bravery, Not Perfection”

Posted by Jennifer Michael Mar 3, 2016
Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani calls for us to "teach girls bravery, not perfection"

“We’re raising our girls to be perfect, and we’re raising our boys to be brave…our economy is being left behind on all the innovation and problems women would solve if they were socialized to be brave instead of socialized to be perfect”

Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code,…Read More

The Strength & Power From Within

Posted by Kenyora Johnson Mar 3, 2016 , , , , , , , , , , ,
Councillors Michelle Wu, Ayanna Pressley and Andrea J. Campbell with panel moderator Lauren Dezenski. Photo by Eric Haynes, Courtesy of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute

After attending yesterday’s Women in Leadership: Pathways and Possibilities event held at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, the number one question that continued to ring in my mind was: From where do women who run for office receive their strength? There are many ways in which women receive their strength; however, from…Read More