Hi, I am Kira a 12 year old girl from Florida. I regularly do beach cleanups and I always find a lot of plastic. I also know that many marine animals are strangled by plastic rings. A brewery from Delray Beach Florida called Saltwater Brewery has developed six pack rings that marine animals can eat. I have written to many …

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Tween

Shannon Tennyson and her tween daughter Callie have teamed up to create Calzico a brand new line of clothing for tween girls.  Her fourteen year old son is also in on the family venture, helping with multimedia and graphic projects. I love sharing stories of parent/child entrepreneurial ventures because the adult and the kids get so much out of working …

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Youth

Martesha Collins is a college student and an extraordinary young woman.  She has a vision of using education, guidance, and mentorship to lift up young people from the same underserved community where she grew up.  Her hope is to create a cycle in which these new leaders help their community, following Martesha’s example. She has a plan, she even knows how …

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coding

Last week we read about girls and women who had learned to code and built some pretty amazing and inspiring apps.  You can read about them here. Today I’ve got three easy ways for you to get the girl in your life learning to code.  I researched and selected these because they are very accessible and great for beginners.  Two of …

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  Girls see the world in a unique and wonderful way. They are empathetic and they want to make their world better. Through my research to find stories about girls who are building apps I discovered that the vast majority of girls are using their coding powers for good.  And I mean capital G-O-O-D. These girls (and women) have identified problems which they …

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Robots

Girls Lead Exploration of Solar Energy, Robots & Forensics at  7th Annual Girls Leadership Institute & STEM Academy. Bright Girls is very excited to be providing curriculum for the afternoon business/entrepreneurial component at this amazing event.  Blog post to follow as well as tweets and facebook posts @brightgirlsco.   For Immediate Release: September 15, 2016 Contact: Judith@WomensFoundationPBC.org 561.909.8415 (West Palm …

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Bookstores

Do you shop at a farmer’s market?  If so, you are a great candidate for a new site called LOAKL.COM.  Hannah Onstad founded the site to make it easy to buy books online from independent bookstores. You might wonder what books and produce have in common.  Well, buying from a farmer’s market shows your commitment to quality goods and a desire to support the local community and local businesses. …

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Did you tune in for the Olympics?   In our house we’re sad they are over.  It was really exciting to watch the 2016 Summer Olympics with my tween daughter.  What a great year for women and girls from volleyball, to boxing, swimming, track, fencing, shooting, gymnastics and more. And while social media was buzzing with comments about what the female …

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summer

It’s a Bright Girls Summer Special! 30% off when you buy 2 Copies of our book Your Own Business Can Be Great. This is a great summer activity.  Our special discounted 2-pack lets you turn a play date into an entrepreneurial adventure. Each girl can do all the activities in her very own book. Click Here to Get The Deal …

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Alexandra Black-Paulick, the host of the Positive Impact Podcast, brings you stories from the movers and shakers who are creating a positive impact on the world.  We recently spoke about girls using entrepreneurialism to change their lives and further the greater good.  You can listen to this episode of the Positive Impact Podcast here. I didn’t want Alexandra to be the …

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