Introducing The Connected Girl

The Connected Girl, a podcast series curated by the International Coalition of Girls Schools, is an invitation to those who know, love and believe in empowering girls, to engage with the experts we have gathered to understand the power and possibility of the many connections in the lives of girls.
23 Jan English United States Education · Kids & Family

Other recent episodes

Short 4: Seven Lessons Girls Can Learn from Sport – Even if They’re Not "Sporty"

Ninety-six percent of female CEOs credit their sports participation in high school as a time when they honed valuable leadership skills. Girls who participate in sports not only cultivate physical fitness, but they also develop essential life skills such as teamwork, leadership, and time management. Movement-based education and sports contribute…
20 Mar 11 min

Speaking Your Truth, with Latricia Barksdale

“I feel like your voice is your courage…it’s your bravery.” (Culver Girls Academy student) Can there be any connection more vital in a girl’s life than her connection to her voice, her authentic voice? The word “voice” has multiple meanings in the world of girls. Voice is often a term…
27 Feb 31 min

Navigating Life Online, with Laura Tierney

“Social media is a tool. If people aren’t equipped to navigate it positively, you are going to see negative consequences like anxiety and depression…I liken social media to giving students the key to a car….” (Laura Tierney) For better or for worse, the girls in our lives “do” social media;…
20 Feb 31 min

Handling Heartbreak, with Angela Terpstra

“With grief, for me personally, the main thing is letting myself feel it and not trying to pretend it hasn’t happened…Rather than hiding it, I give myself permission to deal with it. (Wycombe student) What we know for sure is that at some point the girls in our life will…
13 Feb 33 min

Setting Healthy Boundaries, with Elizabeth Zeigler

“We need to work with our young people to help them understand what consent means.” (Elizabeth Zeigler) Unfortunately, the statistics tell us why having the hard conversations with girls about consent and violations of personal space is vital: 1 in 5 middle school students have experienced unwanted sexual contact; 1…
6 Feb 29 min