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Writing & Mentoring Program Orientation and the Community of Girls Write Now

This post was written by Winkie Ma, a mentee in our Writing & Mentoring Program. Community is described as a fellowship that gives us a comfortable, homey feeling. To some, it is a group of loving people who help them

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“Stay True To Yourself” — Bella Thorne’s Advice to Girls on Finding Your Voice

At Girls Write Now, our dream is to help underserved teen girls find their voices through writing and in turn, make the world a better place. In the spirit of this cause, and in honor of National Dyslexia Awareness Month,

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From a Mentor’s Perspective: On Gratitude, Partnerships, and Finding the Right Path

This blog post was written by Annie Reuter, a mentor in our Digital Media Mentoring Program, who attended our 2014 mentor training. Girls Write Now is a program I’ve been searching for all my life and finally found in my

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New Beginnings: Fantasy Writing Workshop, Week 4

This post was written by Chana Porter, this month’s instructor for the Fantasy Writing Workshops Writing a book is hard. A writer’s life is often lonely. The rush of an idea for a story is so inspiring, but most of

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GWN Grads: The Next Chapter

This post was written by communications intern, Madison Campbell. Our senior girls were just as successful as ever this year, with a 100% graduation rate from high school. The graduates will be moving on to attend an extremely impressive list

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Ambassadors of the Arts

This post was written by communications intern, Emely Paulino. This summer, our mentees have been involved with some incredible leadership initiatives. From opening the Youth I.N.C State of the Market Conference to speaking at the YWCA Symposium, meet our ambassadors

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June Chapters Recap: Breaking Through and Moving Forward

This post was written by Mentee Shannon Daniels         It didn’t hit me when I’d spun before the vanity mirrors of the green room, munched on granola bars and pretzels, and rehearsed with Amanda in the stairwell. It didn’t hit me

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Penguin Random House Global Walk for Girls Write Now

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This post was written by communications intern, Emely Paulino. For the second year in a row, Girls Write Now was selected by Penguin Random House employees (last year, by Penguin Group) as the charity beneficiary of their Global Walk. On

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College Bound Meets Morgan Stanley: The GWN Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop, 2014

This blog post was written by Program Intern, Emily Becker. At first glance, the rigid mediums of the resume and cover letter may not seem the best way to capture the essence of your unique self. Yet these tools of

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Chapters Roundup 2014

School’s out and summer’s here. We can’t believe another CHAPTERS season has passed, but what a year it’s been. On Friday June 20th, in an overflowing auditorium in SoHo, more than 250 audience members cheered as our girls took to

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"There's nothing more dangerous to the patriarchy than a girl with a pen in her hand." —ROBIN MORGAN, author, activist, and Girls Write Now panelist. Photos, stories & more from our celebration of International Day of the Girl!