Kickstarter

It’s been a year since the Bright Girls Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded (thank you again!). Here’s what’s been happening… 1) The Bright Girls website has been redesigned.  Big thanks to Rhiannon Davenport for her wonderful design. If you know of a girlpreneur, of any age, doing something cool, please make an introduction.  I’d love to tell her story.  I’m especially interested in …

Category: Book News & Updates

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purpose

It’s Spring and we are well on our way into Lemonade Stand season!  That means it’s a perfect time to highlight the virtues of Lemonade Stands (including stands with a purpose) and get you excited to do one this year. Why Lemonade Stands are a Great Way to Teach Kids About Business  Well Loved – Kids have positive associations with lemonade.  Math Exposure …

Category: Girlpreneurs, Lemonade Stand Tips

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everbank

Seeing a problem, discovering a solution, and making a difference.  That’s what the three entrepreneurs in my newest article on Everbank.com have in common.  I loved writing this article and putting these great girlpreneurs’ stories in front of a whole new audience. Which story and business idea do you think is most interesting?  Do any of these have personal relevance to you, your …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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survey

Hi, We want to design books and programs that your girls are most likely to use.  Please share your opinion in this quick one question survey by checking all the appropriate boxes below and please fill in any other ideas you have! (you’ll notice in some browsers the check box appears above the item)    

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business

One of the missions of Bright Girls is to share the stories of female entrepreneurs.  If we know about these ambitious girls and women not only can we learn from them, but we can also support their businesses. In my latest article for Everbank I was thrilled to share the story of three young entrepreneurs doing very interesting and meaningful work. …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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cafeine

  Hello Everyone! As you know from the profile piece on my business Makamas, I am both a full-time student and a full-time entrepreneur. Last night was a perfect example of how important caffeine is for my sisters and I to make this all work! We were planning a photo shoot at the beautiful Morikami Museum and getting all of …

Category: Diaries, Girlpreneurs

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iamelemental

IAmElemental action figures are delighting girls, boys, moms, dads, and collectors (they all know something cool when they see it). Their Chief Elemental Officer,  Julie Kerwin,  launched her re-imagined action figures with an outrageously successful Kickstarter campaign.  That campaign enabled her to bring to life the first set of 7 figures, the Courage Series. And now in her infinite wisdom she’s bringing us something …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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T Shirt

  Regularly $20, now $14.99! For a limited time, our “Changing My World” t-shirt is on-sale. Buy it now This is what girls think…”Kate LOVES her Bright Girls t-shirt and especially loves the message – which she repeats often – Changing My World!” Here’s what adults think…”It’s soft, looks great and I wear it to my Pilates class!” Available in sizes …

Category: Book News & Updates

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Oprah

I was astonished to discover that the non-profit, Girls Inc., was founded over 150 years ago!  While they’ve been around for a very long time, it seems their Oprah Chai fundraising program with Starbucks was the first time the organization came on the radar in a big way for many people. What has your personal experience been with Girls Inc.?  Do you know someone who …

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