Overcoming Obstacles

Diverse women role models in front of pink background facing girls under the words overcoming obstacles
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Have you ever faced an obstacle, or challenge? Sometimes obstacles may seem overwhelming, or make you feel nervous. Role models in this video share tips for overcoming obstacles and even learning from them.

Fun Page Activity

Fun Page Activity: Sometimes obstacles are all in the way you think about something. Practice turning limiting thoughts like “I might make a mistake” into empowering messages to yourself. (Everyone makes mistakes, and I can learn from mine.)

Discussion Guide

Independent Learning Guide: This all-purpose guide can be used by educators, parents, and mentors to jumpstart a lively discussion about overcoming obstacles.

Classroom Lesson Plan

Classroom Lesson Plan: This step-by-step lesson plan is available to guide a more in-depth “before, during, and after” learning experience when viewing the video with students. This lesson plan is also suitable for use in after-school programs and other educational settings.

Empowerment Activities

Use Empowerment Activities as a fun way to reinforce the video topic and build community with your students.