While local culture shapes a girl’s experience and her educational path, the universal strategy of exposing girls to diverse and accomplished role models helps them close the imagination gap.
In this NGO CSW65 Parallel Event, Linda Calhoun and fellow Career Girls Board Member Dr. Beverly Thompson share strategies used with implementing partners for developing culturally relevant local programming in countries around the world.
Power of Story: Career Girls + SF Public Library
The power of listening to stories is well accepted. What’s not as well-known is the transformative power of sharing one’s own life journey to help the next generation succeed. We explore how speaking their truth has transformed these role models’ lives.
Join Career Girls role models award-winning director Anya Adams, civil engineer and art curator Charmin Roundtree Baaqee, museum curator Anne Collins Smith, and Career Girls founder Linda Calhoun for this live SFPL event.
Watch this short video to enjoy the highlights of the Career Girls 2021 Financial Literacy Virtual Camp.
Saving Lives with Science – Town Hall
Led by girls, designed for girls, members of the National Girls Collaborative Project Girls Advisory Board will moderate the discussion and include audience questions
Join role models Celia Dominguez, Marsenia Mathis, Jin Kim Montclare, Latoya Simmons and Sharon Schendel for this live Town Hall event to learn how women scientists use biology, chemistry, and other scientific disciplines to create medical treatments and vaccines to serve humanity.
Watch this short video to enjoy the highlights of the Career Girls 2020 Artificial Intelligence Virtual Camp.
Media — Watch Career Girls Role Model Audrey Cooper, Editor in Chief at WNYC Public Radio, and 14-year-old girlpreneur Alejandra, Founder/Chief Reporter/Creative Director of KidNewsMaker, as they discuss how journalists contribute to making the world a better place for everyone.
Pet Care and Treats — Watch Career Girls Role Model Dr. Araba Oglesby, a veterinarian at Blue Sparrow Holistic Veterinary House Calls, and 13-year-old girlpreneur Ava, of Ava’s Pet Palace, as they discuss their career journeys in pet care and pet treats.
Fashion Design — Watch Career Girls Role Model Erika Dalya Massaquoi, fashion entrepreneur and founder of The Oula Company, and 12-year-old girlpreneur Ashlyn, fashion designer and calligrapher, as they share their love of creativity and design.
Graphic Design — Watch Career Girls Role Model Kia Dolby, owner of Kia Dolby Creative, and 15-year-old girlpreneur Sydney, from Sydney Day Design, as they share insights about starting a graphic design business and charting a career in the industry.
JumpStart Your Creativity – Town Hall
Led by girls, designed for girls, members of the National Girls Collaborative Project Girls Advisory Board will moderate the discussion and include audience questions.
Join role models Amy Chou, Tanya Moore, Munira Tayabji, and Randi Williams for this live Town Hall event designed to provide information about career paths for girls in artificial intelligence, robotics, mathematics, and visual arts technology.