Empowering Girls

stronger than you know

Stronger Than You Know: Ophelia’s Place’s 2019 Conference

On February 15, I attended “Stronger Than You Know,” the annual conference organized by Ophelia’s Place. The theme was “Relationships: With Peers, Self, and Community.” The keynote speaker, Rosalind Wiseman, wrote Queen Bees and Wannabes, the classic book about girls’ puberty, and the inspiration for the movie Mean Girls. The conference took place in Eugene, …

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creating a supportive community for girls

Creating A Supportive Community For Girls

At Girls’ Voices Matter, our goal is creating a supportive community for girls. We listen to them. We help them access their creativity. These are our future teachers, doctors, poets, and filmmakers. What are their dreams, hopes, fears and ambitions? How do they see the world? Our tagline, “We believe in girls,” illustrates our commitment …

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