T Shirt

Category: Book News & Updates

  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 …

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Oprah

Category: Uncategorized

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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makamas.com

Category: Girlpreneurs

Last year at this is time Shirley Bazua was not thinking about e-commerce at all.  She was busy enjoying school and playing collegiate volleyball.  Then it all changed in a blink, when she sustained a serious injury and was told by her doctor that she needed emergency ankle surgery. Shirley had to leave school and return home for surgery and a long rehabilitation.  In …

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Category: Diaries, Girlpreneurs

  Hey Everyone, Here is an EE (Eternal Essence Candles) update! A friend of mine recently graphed out all my orders by candle scent.  In these past three months, we found that based on our website sales  the top five scents are Calm, Ryan-Licht Sang Signature, Arctic Breeze, Lavender, and Florida Spice. This analysis really helps considering we are looking …

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diary

Category: Diaries, Girlpreneurs

Welcome to the Girlpreneur Diaries!  This series will be written by entrepreneurs who are building and running a business.  They will post regular entries, sharing the good, the ugly and the awesome.  You can follow along with each story as it unfolds, cheering for them, and commiserating too. I’m excited to announce that our first featured Girlpreneur is the inspiring 17 year …

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diaries

Category: Diaries, Girlpreneurs

We’ve got a new series coming to the Bright Girls Blog, and I am very excited to share it with you! The Girlpreneur Diaries Series will be written by Girlpreneurs who are actively building and running a business.  They will post regular diary entries, sharing the good, the ugly and the awesome.  You can follow along with each story as …

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Category: Money & Financial Literacy

Let’s make a commitment to teach the girls in our lives about money and investing because having control of our personal finances is the path to financial independence for all women and girls. Girls have revealed that parents teach our sons about money more frequently than we do our daughters.  Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization that conducts an annual teen finance survey, uncovered a gender gap …

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Category: STEM

Why do girls ROCK at FIRST Lego League?  Because there are so many different ways they can use their strengths to shine. One of my favorite volunteer activities is judging FIRST Lego League (FLL) competitions.  This past weekend I judged a competition where the top trophy, the Champions Award, was awarded to an all-girls team, The Care Bears.  These winning 9-12 year …

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