Underestimating Children Is A Mistake

We can force external obedience; but a genuine character is always the outcome of what the child himself wishes at heart to do or be. At a very early age he already shows that he has likes, dislikes, impulses, propensities of his own. In recent years these have received close study; and thanks to the writings […]

Jobs With The Largest Pay Gaps presented by Kimberly Byrd

8 Important Black Female Inventors

As technology develops and society adapts to new inventions and ways of communicating with each other, we are brought further into the future and the realm of possibilities widens more and more with newer technology. One demographic that I feel does not get recognized enough for their accomplishments when it comes to inventing and innovation, are […]

Obama’s ‘First Job’ presented by Kimberly Byrd

Kimberly Byrd presents: The YIM Model

The Youth-Initiated Mentoring (YIM) model has been proven to work and influence young people extremely effectively. It aims to provide young people with a sense of power – choosing a mentor for themselves – and gaining control over their own fortune and circumstance while gaining guidance from a reliable and dedicated mentor whom the young […]

Female Role Model Quotes: A Visualization

As how we receive and exchange information evolves, it is important to hold on to the valuable lessons from the past and pull them forward with us. Incorporating the old and the new, learning from the past and improving to make a better future is known as progress. Being able to adapt to new trends […]

How To Maintain A Young Girl’s Healthy Self

I was talking to my friend the other day, lets call her Gretchen, and she told me about a book, Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher, PhD. It’s non fiction, a collection of case studies organized into sections based on themes that are highly pertinent to an adolescent girl’s life […]

Don’t Focus On Pretty

It’s almost unavoidable. It’s ingrained in us. We don’t even realize we’re doing it. But, think about what you have said when you see a little girl you know. Pay attention next time the occasion arrises. You probably will end up saying one or a few things like You are just so pretty! or What […]

Salma Hayek: a Role Model for Young Women

Salma Hayek has a very important piece of advice for young women and girls: Stand out, do not blend in. Hayek, who has an 8-year-old daughter, wants the future generations of women to grow up knowing that it’s important to show your uniqueness and quirks instead of hiding your shortcomings and imperfections. At Variety’s Power […]

Young Women #ReclaimHalloween

This Halloween, there was a new trend among young women’s costumes, and they didn’t involve dressing up as a sexy condiment or a revealing Disney character. The trend was strong, female role models. It has been seen time and time again, when Halloween rolls around, girls are expected to dress as scantily clad as the […]

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