Author Archives: Kirstan Barnett

Ready to Get Serious About Supporting Girls in Science? Watch This.

Yasmin Charles gets up early and takes two trains and a bus to get to Science Club for Girl’s Zebrafish lab.  Marianne McNeil is also in the Zebrafish Program, which she learned about from her hairdresser’s daughter.  She says  “I … Continue reading

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Looking for a Meaningful Gift This Holiday Season? The SheGives Slate. Stirring. And sound.

The nonprofits selected for the SheGives slate are powerful and provocative.   Stirring and sound.  Innovative, with impact.   Honor them with a gift this season — for your benefit, for someone else’s, for their benefit, for all of us. ART THAT … Continue reading

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It’s Giving Tuesday! Get Your Giving Going.

#GivingTuesday is finally here.  Get your giving going with one of the highly effective nonprofits on the SheGives slate listed here Tweet us a photograph of your #unselfie showing where you are giving for #GivingTuesday and we’ll retweet it at … Continue reading

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TeachPlus: How to Vault Student Success? Reward Effective Teaching.

  The mission of TeachPlus, an education initiative incubated at the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy in Cambridge, MA, is to increase the outcomes for urban students by ensuring that they have effective, experienced teachers. Research makes clear … Continue reading

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SheGives Board Member Geraldine Acuna In the Philippines Helping with Disaster Relief.

SheGives Board Member Geraldine Acuna boarded the first civilian flight from Boston into the Philippines to travel to her hometown of Roxas City, capital of Capiz Province in the Central Philippines. Capiz was directly in the path of Supertyphoon Haiyan … Continue reading

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Help Lovin’ Spoonfuls Get a Truck. Today.

Lovin’ Spoonfuls, a food rescue, has moved over 861,093 pounds of healthy, perishable food from restaurants, grocers and other partners to homeless shelters and other organizations serving the needy in the last three years. But they could do more. They … Continue reading

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STEM Girls

We think STEM girls are so COOL. Do you know a high school girl who loves science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)? Are you a woman working in STEM? Then Do This Now: Go over to the Marvel Ultimate Mentor … Continue reading

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SheGives Launches: Announces Its Inaugural Slate of Nonprofits

SheGives launched on a gorgeous night in September with rooftop cocktails in the Back Bay. At the launch event, the Board announced SheGives’ first portfolio of eight nonprofit organizations. They are a diverse slate, but all of them are connected … Continue reading

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SheGives Launch Lemonade

Smart Women. Smart Giving… SheGives launched with a party on September 9th, 2013 with rooftop cocktails. We’re tempted to believe that the huge turn-out was owing to the perfectly gorgeous night, the incredibly interesting women and, of course, a drive … Continue reading

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