Today’s post is the third installment in my eBay Girls Guide series.  eBay is as an excellent way for kids to learn about business first-hand while making some money! In this installment I’ll reveal tips & tricks my kids learned to help make their selling more successful.  (You’ll probably want to check out the Quick Start post too.) My son recently had 6 …

Category: Business Ideas & Tips, DIY

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Do you know studies show that both males and females think girls are bad at simple math? Here at Bright Girls we’re working on fixing this gender math bias through our workshops with girls, talks with adults, books and more.  Together we’re going to make a difference! Share how you feel about your math skills:      

Category: Money & Financial Literacy

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Do you love or hate the space where you work? I have worked in some drab, uninspired, no-natural-light-in-sight places.   You know, those offices that feel like you’re at the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles).   And I have to admit, I did not like it one bit.  It is infinitely more inspiring and fun to work in a visually appealing environment. …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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I am always on the lookout for great programs I can share with you that teach kids about business.  Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is an afterschool program in many cities throughout the country.   Kayla Abramowitz, the YEA! winner of the 2015 Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce Investors Panel and a 2015 National Champion, gave me the inside scoop …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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Drum roll please!  Meet our newest Bright Girl Jordan! Great name, great girl. (A big thanks to all of you who participated and voted. It was fun!)   More about Jordan: She loves to play the drums, competes in swimming, and of course she is a girlpreneur just like her friends Kylie and Lucy.  You’ll get to learn even more about …

Category: Book News & Updates

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**Exciting Update***  Kylie’s company has developed a very promising partnership with CJ Projects, the makers of the Pillow Pet which has sold hundreds of millions of dollars of their product in a single year. The CJ Projects designers are busy working on a  prototype! We’ll keep tracking this to share updates.** When we think of new mobile devices, phones come to mind.  But …

Category: Girlpreneurs, STEM

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  Christine, mother of Jordana, was committed to helping her daughter find a way to support her teen shopping habit and become fiscally responsible.  After watching the show Shark Tank, Jordana decided that starting her own business could be really great.  This thought and an interest in sewing and fashion spurred a series of mother-daughter brainstorming sessions that resulted in Hemlets®, …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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  Julie Kerwin, Chief Elemental Officer of IAmElemental, is taking the concept of girl power to a whole new stratosphere.   And those are heights that her action figures for girls can surely reach using their amazing powers. Look at traditional female action figures and compare them to Julie’s design.  What are the most striking differences you see?   I spoke …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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It’s 1919 and my grandmother, Sarah, is sixteen.  This same year, her mother tragically died from an asthma attack at the age of forty-two.   Sarah had little money and no prospects in the Polish town in which she lived.  So she followed her older sister to Germany, and lived with her and her husband.  The newlywed couple had few resources …

Category: Girlpreneurs

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