Girl Power Word of the Week:



[noun]   a process of social influence in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task or goal

Using her leadership skills, Kendra was able to inspire her classmates to raise thousands of dollars and collect much-needed supplies for the local animal shelter.

Girl Power Day 2014

"Model This: Girls, Leadership, & Making a Difference" 

Sunday, October 12

12:00pm - 5:00pm


 “If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, then you are an excellent leader.



Dolly Parton, American singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1946)



Who are we? is all about giving girls ages 9-15 a safe place online where you can learn, think, ask questions, and meet other girls dealing with the same issues you’re dealing with. We want to give you the tools to be self-confident, independent, and successful.


When have you been a leader?



e-mail us your answer at -- and then check back to see if we post yours!





Girl Power Day 2014 - "Model This: Girls, Leadership, & Making a Difference"

Girl Power Day 2014 -

Register NOW at!

By Julie Simons

Sunday, October 12th, will be GirlFuture's 4th Girl Power Day, "Model This: Girls, Leadership, & Making a Difference."  Register today at so you don't miss out! 

Read article
Liz Vogtsberger

Ad Analysis

Body and Self-Confidence by Milk

By: Liz Vogtsberger

Although this ad (People magazine 11/25/09) features a celebrity, Jordin Sparks, the sixth winner of American Idol, it doesn’t use her in that typical advertising way that makes other girls feel bad a ...

Liz Vogtsberger

Ad Analysis

As If Finding Great Jeans Isn’t Hard Enough…

By: Liz Vogtsberger

Let’s continue our conversation about how images of girls’ and women’s bodies are used to sell products.  The ad we examined last featured supermodel Gisele Bundchen selling a raincoat for London Fog. ...

Victoria Garcia

Doing It Yourself

Welcome to the Doing It Yourself Blog!

By: Victoria Garcia

My name is Victoria, and I'm going to be writing this blog! Did you know that there are many, many ways to make your own type of media? "Media" is anything that says something to readers. It can be ...


Dove onslaught ads and body image video

More Videos
role model
Susie Heller
Susie Heller
Owner, Full Plate Media & Heller Media

I am:  creative, passionate, loyal What I do:  I work to develop concepts for and then produce television shows for chefs.  During the shoot, I am Executive Producer of the show.  I also produce cookbooks for chefs and do recipe development for chef Thomas Keller, All Clad Cook...

Learn more about Susie Heller
More Great Role Models

If you and your friends have a fight, do you ...

Current Results
Tell them how you really feel
30 Total Votes
Pretend you don't care
3 Total Votes
Just let it go
18 Total Votes
Find new friends
1 Total Votes
See More Polls
Results from last week
women's history
Dolores Heurta,  Co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW)
Dolores Heurta, Co-Founder Of The United Farm Workers (Ufw)

At age 14, Dolores Huerta helped her family by working an after-school job in the packing sheds of Stockton, California.  The first in her family to attend college, Dolores left her job as a teacher because she felt she could help her students more by helping their parents, who were struggl...

Read more about Dolores Heurta, Co-Founder Of The United Farm Workers (Ufw)
More Stories