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Empowering Girls

Nov 20, 2017
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Research shows girls’ confidence drops dramatically more than boys in between middle and high school.  We will discuss why this is happening and what can be done about it.

Guests:  Christina P. McAnuff, Executive Director, Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute

Dr. Su Langdon, Professor of Psychology at Bates College

Sheila Jepson, MEd, Principal, Portland High School

Girl Power

May 30, 2012

  What can be done to create opportunities, develop programs, and provide services that empower girls and young women?

Host Suzanne Nance will be joined by :

Lyn Brown, developmental psychologist and education professor at Colby College

Megan Williams, president of Hardy Girls Healthy Women

Julia Bluhm, Maine middle school student who petitioned Seventeen magazine to stop photoshopping images in their magazine and