li.st November 29, 2016 Lena Dunham shouted out Girls Write Now as an organization that “hooks at risk young women up with writing mentors so they can express themselves and find safety and inspiration!” See more by li.st Return to Media Mentions
Upworthy November 29, 2016 Girls Write Now’s anthology, (R)evolution, is listed as a holiday gift with a bigger purpose. See more by Upworthy Return to Media Mentions
Bustle November 29, 2016 Bustle encouarged donations to Girls Write Now in honor of Giving Tuesday. See more by Bustle Return to Media Mentions
The Culture Trip highlighted Girls Write Now as a mentoring organization that empowers all kinds of voices. See more by The Culture Trip Return to Media Mentions
Buzzfeed highlighted Girls Write Now’s education and empowerment of girls.
Best Book Awards November 1, 2016 Best Book Awards honors Girls Write Now’s 2016 Anthology as one of the recipients of their annual award. See more by Best Book Awards Return to Media Mentions
The White House honored Girls Write Now Founder and Executive Director, Maya Nussbaum, as a Champion of Change.
“In May, Dunham surprised her fans by announcing the release of a short chapbook composed of entries from a diary she kept when she was 19. The proceeds from that book, “Is It Evil Not to Be Sure?” went to the New York-based nonprofit Girls Write Now.”
A Girls Write Now mentee, Romaissaa, wrote an opinion peace featured in The New York Times that describes her experience of being Muslim. Roxane Gay sent an email to applaud the piece as “wonderful.”
EILEEN FISHER, Inc. strives to empower women, and their Activating Leadership Grant Program highlights female focused organizations that challenge women and girls to be leaders. Girls Write Now is excited to be one of the recipients of these grants, and to be recognized for our commitment to young women.