More women than ever will be on 2018 ballots.

You’ve likely heard that women are running for office at a rate never seen before in our country. Both Democratic and Republican women are signing up to fight for their local and state seats and there are organizations to train and support female candidates to help them win. Two such organizations are EMILY’s List, which recruits and trains female Democratic candidates, and Maggie’s List, which promotes … Continue reading More women than ever will be on 2018 ballots.

She Says So

She Says So is an online media platform dedicated to Encouraging and Empowering Women & Girls. She Says So provides original content, curated resources and a steady stream of inspiration with the aim of enriching and supporting women of all generations. Continue reading She Says So

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Start Raising Braver Girls by Encouraging Productive Risk Taking

Risk-taking and learning from failure are important life lessons…but how can we encourage our daughters/sisters/granddaughters/nieces to experiment with risk and failure in positive ways? Here are two TED talks about doing just that: To Raise Brave Girls, Encourage Adventure “Gutsy girls skateboard, climb trees, clamber around, fall down, scrape their knees, get right back up — and grow up to be brave women. Learn how … Continue reading Start Raising Braver Girls by Encouraging Productive Risk Taking

For Women, 2017 was a Year of Change

Most everyone agrees that 2017 marked a new high point (or low point) of division between Americans. We’ve all heard the phrase “We’ve never been more divided” repeated on TV, radio and even among our friends and online social circles. While it may be true that the divisions around racism, religion, immigration and political figures are more obvious than ever, I also saw something else … Continue reading For Women, 2017 was a Year of Change

How I Empowered Myself with Makeup

Before college (and during the first few years of it, to be honest), I didn’t think much about makeup. I put some on every now and then for special occasions or when going out, but I didn’t like the idea of “putting my face on” before I left my dorm room every morning. To me, makeup seemed like something women wore to impress others or … Continue reading How I Empowered Myself with Makeup

New Year, New Opportunities!

It’s that time of year again…introspection and the rare convergence of optimism and motivation. While there are many who don’t make resolutions for a variety of reasons (Love yourself the way you are! I know I won’t keep them so why bother? Most people give up by February, etc. etc. etc.) any attempt to be healthier, happier and more at peace is always worth the … Continue reading New Year, New Opportunities!

2017’s Most Empowering YouTubers

Let’s talk about YouTube. Often hilarious, sometimes sad, but always entertaining. Let me put an idea out there: YouTube is one of the best places on the Internet for the empowerment of women and girls. Sure, there are tons of awesome beauty vloggers (and don’t worry, they’re included in this post), but there are also millions of women sharing their stories and their knowledge with the … Continue reading 2017’s Most Empowering YouTubers