For four months this past winter, 1,300 New York City high school students joined 30-minute Monday morning school strikes to bring attention to the inequalities faced by students
Stores are beginning to open up—but 82 percent of shoppers say they plan to keep shopping online. A multitude of powerful women are running specially curated thrift businesses through social media platforms—making fashion sustainable and safe.
With even more young voters expected to turn out this year, college campuses are set to become a political battleground in the 2020 elections.
Ms. sat down with CARE CEO and president Michelle Nunn to discuss what to do when it seems like “everything is on fire”; the differences between Ebola and COVID; and countless examples of women leaders stepping up for the sake of their communities.
As the country marches on to make its demands known—defund the police, arrest the killers responsible and spread Black Lives Matter messaging—one key population is noticeable on the streets: the youth.
In light of new rules to roll back Title IX protections in schools, U.S. senators and state attorneys general challenge Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration to rescind the changes.
A group of worldwide volunteer 3D printer owners, Makers for COVID-19 combines technology, creativity and a sense of being part of the solution. And it happens to be run by a teenage girl.
Two determined Astoria high school juniors have convinced the New York Department of Education to distribute menstrual products at school food-distribution sites during the coronavirus crisis.
Despite schools lending devices and cities getting creative about WiFi hotspot distribution, the divide between low and high-income students persists as a barrier to learning, and it’s a barrier that widens between genders.
“Where girls may have already been behind academically or struggling socially, those kinds of challenges could be magnified in a distance learning setting.”
Girls around the world are creatively speaking out and showing themselves to be leaders of change in their communities—even in the midst of a pandemic that has immobilized many. Through their actions, these girls are becoming more resilient and strong. They are inspiring others to have hope for a future where all can flourish and are making their communities stronger in the process.