Let’s learn about the challenging beginnings of International Women’s Day, and how we can create a meaningful celebration in 2021.
Today, we’ll talk about the benefits of role modeling in education, and how moments like these can help push forward the goals and dreams of our young girls.
Although it began in the United States, several countries around the world now celebrate Black History Month. In this post, we’ll explore how parents and educators can celebrate Black History Month with their young learners.
If we take a look at the top minds in STEM-related fields, it doesn’t take long to notice that women are greatly under-represented. On average, only about 30% of the world’s researchers are women, which is a direct result of our ongoing failures to attract girls and young women to study in fields like math, engineering, and science.
We have all been in the position of urging our girls to feel proud of who they are. Young girls are their own greatest critics and judge themselves against a very curated perception. Their idealized self-image is unattainable, but this doesn’t stop girls from doing everything possible to achieve it anyway.
As this tumultuous and trying year draws to a close I, like many, find myself reflecting on those aspects of the year that have led to unexpected realisations.