One hundred women writers have stepped forward to volunteer with WriteGirl for our upcoming 17th season of creative writing programs for teen girls. Women writers from poets to bloggers began their WriteGirl journey this month. They spent a full day with WriteGirl leaders, learning about the teenage brain, the WriteGirl feedback model and some of the magic elements that make WriteGirl work. Now in her eighth season with WriteGirl, Curriculum Manager Kirsten Giles made the day challenging and entertaining.Read More
Janel Pineda always knew she loved writing, but never thought about how that could impact her life. That changed when her uncle mailed her a newspaper about a Los Angeles writing program for young girls. At age 14, Pineda joined WriteGirl, where she attended writing workshops and worked closely with a mentor throughout high school.Read More
The WriteGirl team is so excited to announce our inaugural program for teen boys—Bold Ink Writers! We’re branching out our program to use creative writing as a vehicle for self expression to cultivate the voices of more young people and develop the communication skills they need to achieve academic and professional success.
Read more about the Bold Ink Writers program here. And help us spread the word on your networks!Read More
What does she want?
What does she need?
Despite what she tells you, it’s not a hot new pair of jeans or an even flatter cellphone.
Those things are great, but they will only last a few years at best.
We have a list of things that will help a girl for her entire life…Read More