Tag Archives: media literacy

How Do Teens Make Sense of Sexual Harassment?

By Sarah Miller Educator, activist and artist Kesa Kivel wants to give girls ways to navigate gender issues by “owning” their beauty and power, understanding cultural influences, and seeing themselves as agents of change in our society. One of Kesa’s most well-known projects is the Girl House Art Project. For ten months beginning in September [...]

Shattering Stereotypes Worldwide: Geena Davis Speaks to the UN about Children’s Programming

By Sande Smith, Director of Communications, Women’s Foundation of California At our 30th anniversary celebration in November, Academy Award winner Geena Davis shared feedback from fans moved by her portrayals of powerful women who defy stereotypes. Now 18 years since the release of A League of Their Own and teenage girls still approach Geena inspired [...]

Grown Up “Mean Girls”

By Cathy Schreiber, Vice President of Development and Finance at the Women’s Foundation of California Maternity leave has granted me many wonderful things: precious, irreplaceable time with my new son, Julian; long walks rediscovering Golden Gate Park; humbling moments of wonder as we try to understand a new language of cries, grunts and giggles. And, [...]

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