Posts Tagged "Girls Can Do"

Girls Can Do Volunteer & Ambassador Programs

We have many volunteer options at Girls Can Do! You can be a City Host, Volunteer Lead, Volunteer Team Member and most importantly, if you bring 1 girl, 10 or 100 (or any other number) you will become a Girls Can Do Ambassador! GCD Ambassadors are people who take responsibility for bringing a girl to a Girls Can Do event. Think about going to an neighborhood in your city that has girls who may not have a…

6 months of Possibility Thinking

By Peter Stern, Seattle Father :: “Hello – Girls Can Do. I wanted to let you know how impactful last years event was for my girls. It was a very inspirational day. What a great range of careers – the artist, biologist, and pro skier were the favorites. We brought our 3 daughters (8, 15, and 19). Honestly I expected my teenagers to like it, and my 8 year old to…

Welcome our new Program Manager!

By Karen Clark Cole :: Elizabeth Moran joined our team of hard working volunteers as our first official “staffer” and paid employee on October 27, 2014. Hiring our Program Manager was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever made as there were so many amazing candidates, each with a powerful story about how they could make great contributions towards the growth and success of Girls Can Do. When Elizabeth told me, “all of…

Maria reflects on speaking at Girls Can Do

By Maria Coryell-Martin :: I was honored to participate last month in Girls Can Do, a day-long event with the mission of inspiring women of all ages to be “possibility thinkers”. Speakers included women from a wide range of disciplines sharing stories of successes and challenges they have faced in their careers… read the full post on Maria’s website.

A letter from Dakota, age 8

By Dakota, age 8 :: One of the young girls was so inspired by the day she wrote a letter to her favorite speaker, Kristin Laidre. Happily she let us share it with you. Dear Kristin Laidre, You really inspired me! When my dad told me that there was going to be some one that worked with Polar bears, Narwales and Whales I was so excited. Funny story, my sister…

Girls Can Do Event Inspires Volunteers, Too!

  By Jessica Munsey, Volunteer at Girls Can Do :: For the past few years, Blink UX has made time to host small events here in the office for local girls to learn about jobs in the tech industry. As a tutor and a mentor to girls of all ages, it was really a pleasure to take part in two of those events in order to share my story and advice…

You are unique!

By Christy Hansen :: Girls Can Do at Benaroya Hall, 2014… I was there! What brought me there was a Girls Can Do Anything attitude – a philosophy that  is right up my alley! I can’t remember the last time I met such an amazing group of women. It was a whirl-wind tour that still has me day dreaming about the wonderful people I met and the innovative thinking  that was demonstrated. I feel…

#Bring Back Our Girls

In support of #BringBackOurGirls – the movement to find and bring home the over 200 girls and young women kidnapped in Nigeria one month ago – Girls Can Do is extremely proud to announce Rani Hong, human trafficking survivor and now UN Special Advisor and President of the Tronie Foundation, will be speaking on Saturday at Benaroya Hall. Last year, Rani Hong addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations gathered in…

Singer Kate Lynne Logan playing at GCD!

We are super excited to announce that Seattle musician, Kate Lynne Logan, will be playing during the first “welcome” hour at Benaroya Hall for our Girls Can Do event on May 17th —  so make sure to arrive right at 12 noon!!! Kate Lynne Logan – The Story: Singer-Songwriter Kate Lynne Logan has released three projects, 19 original songs, and will be releasing a fourth album titled “Animal Dreams” (May…

Event posters!

We have two beautiful and super-creative poster designs by visual designer, Todd Bennings. The poster was inspired by our amazing video, which was designed and produced by motion graphics artist, Rose Pietrovito, of dzinenmotion. Download (save) the 8×10 poster and the 5×7 post card to share with all your friends!    

How this big idea got started

By Karen Clark Cole :: Like many things that go big, it started small. It was going to be a one time event for 200 women and girls at my office for our speaker series, and then it got out of hand… PART ONE For many years now, I have been looking for news and information that focuses on the many great things women around us are doing every day, and not finding…

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