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Creativity

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

When it comes to increasing the number of women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) we could give you data and statistics all day, every day. For instance, […]

Interviews, Sports

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

‘She Plays, We Win’ Photo Series Showcases The Next Generation Of Young Female Athletes

We are big believers in the phrase: “you can’t be what you can’t see”, penned by The Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman. It holds a lot of meaning […]

Family Life

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

While many people were getting excited at the thought of an all-female ticket with Hillary Clinton and her speculated Vice Presidential pick in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as they spent […]

Family Life

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

This 10 Year Old Girl Just Destroyed Women’s Magazines’ Superficial Definition Of Beauty

Notice anything about the images on the magazine covers above? Aside form the picture of Tiger Woods on Vanity Fair, all the women fit into a very narrow ideal of […]

Working Women

More Than 800 Teachers Being Trained As Education Role Models For Girls In Rural Nigeria

More Than 800 Teachers Being Trained As Education Role Models For Girls In Rural Nigeria

By now many of you may be familiar with the statistics concerning girls education globally. It is estimated 62 million girls around the world today are not in school, and […]

Family Life

New PBS Kids Series ‘Ready Jet Go’ Set To Inspire Younger Generation With STEM Role Models

New PBS Kids Series ‘Ready Jet Go’ Set To Inspire Younger Generation With STEM Role Models

PBS Kids launched a brand new series on February 15 called ‘Ready Jet Go’ which is set to inspire the younger generation of scientists, explorers and curious minds. We felt […]

Politics

United Nations’ First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Hailed As Heroes By World Leader

United Nations’ First All-Female Peacekeeping Unit Hailed As Heroes By World Leader

This group of Indian women made up part of the first all-female United Nations Peacekeeping unit, and have just returned to their home country as international heroes. Since 2007 these […]

Family Life

This Awesome Dad Created ‘Heroic Girls’ A Comic Book Org. Created To Inspire His Daughters

This Awesome Dad Created ‘Heroic Girls’ A Comic Book Org. Created To Inspire His Daughters

Can we just take this moment to give a huge shout-out to all the parents who are raising their children to be kind, smart, open-minded, ambitious and passionate. When we […]

Family Life

Empowering Video Feat. Girls Dressed Up As Real Life Female Role Models Is Badass!

Empowering Video Feat. Girls Dressed Up As Real Life Female Role Models Is Badass!

There’s a good chance the US is going to elect its first female president in 2016. All eyes are on Hillary Clinton as she campaigns hard for the White House, […]

Family Life

This Woman Takes Bratz Dolls & Transforms Them Into Role Model Dolls For Girls

This Woman Takes Bratz Dolls & Transforms Them Into Role Model Dolls For Girls

Now this is what we like to see! Badass moms taking on “the system” in order to demand better role models and representations for their kids. You may remember a […]

Family Life, Interviews

New Book About Ada Lovelace Set To Inspire A Generation Of Young STEM Minds

New Book About Ada Lovelace Set To Inspire A Generation Of Young STEM Minds

Behold, the revolution is here! Which revolution, you ask? The STEM one. Since their inception, the science, technology, engineering and mathematics industries have been male-dominated. That has slowly been changing […]

Fashion & Beauty

Marc Fisher Campaign Using Role Models To Encourage Women To “Make Their Marc” On The World

Marc Fisher Campaign Using Role Models To Encourage Women To “Make Their Marc” On The World

Well look-y here fashionistas! It seems the trend of using role models in fashion campaigns instead of conventional models is fast becoming a trend. Just recently we shared the awesome […]

Family Life

Argentinian Woman Launches Book Series With Latina Heroes As An Alternative To Disney Princesses

Argentinian Woman Launches Book Series With Latina Heroes As An Alternative To Disney Princesses

Here at GTHQ we’re all about challenging the societal norms, especially when it comes to the representation of women and girls. In the media, we are bombarded with so many […]

Contributors

10 Influential Women In Business Who Are Role Models & Pioneers For Women Today

10 Influential Women In Business Who Are Role Models & Pioneers For Women Today

By Monique Craig You’ve probably seen the stats: Women currently hold 4.8 percent of Fortune 500 CEO positions and 5.1 percent of Fortune 1000 CEO positions. Out of those 500 […]

Sports

UK Women’s National Soccer Team The Lionesses On Being Role Models For Younger Girls

UK Women’s National Soccer Team The Lionesses On Being Role Models For Younger Girls

By now we’re all familiar with the incredible success of the US Women’s National Soccer Team at the recent Women’s World Cup held this summer in Canada. The US Women […]