Resources

APA Study: A New Look at Adolescent Girls American Psychological Association research study of adolescent gGirls in the 21st century

APA Study: Report on the Sexualization of Girls American Psychological Association research study

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain Between ages 12 and 24, the brain changes in important ways. Daniel Siegel, M.D., offers a roadmap for understanding the adolescent mind.

The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults Over the last decade, neurology and neuroscience have revealed that the teen years encompass important stages of brain development. Frances M. Jensen, M.D., offers insights.

Center on Education and Training for Employment/DACUM Job Analysis, Task Analysis, Curriculum Development

Girls on the Edge: The Four Factors Driving the New Crisis for Girls Psychologist and physician Leonard Sax provides tools to help girls become independent and confident women.

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Titled for the Chinese saying “Women hold up half the sky.” Put this book by two Pulitzer award-winning authors on your required reading list. Now the book has spawned a movement.

Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World Drawing on forecasts from the Institute for the Future think tank, Bob Johansen explores ten critical new leadership skills required in the decade from 2012 to 2022.

HBDI – Thinking Preferences website Herrmann International’s website

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation Daniel Siegel offers a guide to the practice of mindsight, a potent skill that is the basis of emotional and social intelligence.

Mindsight Institute The educational mission of Dr. Siegel and colleagues is to link science with practical applications for cultivating mindsight skills and well-being.

The Representation Project – What began as a documentary about the misrepresentation of women in the media (Miss Representation) has opened to a movement on behalf of girls and women – and boys and men.

Search Inside Yourself Mindfulness and emotional intelligence for leaders, supported by science

Sedona Women’s Institute Founder Karen Ely is committed to helping women achieve their potential, recognize and fulfill their dreams, and live authentic lives of meaning and joy by providing them with experiences, guidance and tools to support and empower their journey.

Thrive Theory Lovely sterling jewelry that encourages growth for women and girls

Women’s Fund of Central Ohio Public foundation empowering women and girls to reach their full potential

Women’s Funding Network largest philanthropic network in the world, devoted to women and girls

Women Make a Difference, Albuquerque NM Monthly networking luncheon in Albuquerque dedicated to connecting and providing resources to women

White House Presidential Task Force for Women and Girls Council created in March 2009 to support the needs of women and girls in policies, programs, and legislation

Girls Inc. Nonprofit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through a network of local organizations in the United States and Canada

Girls on the Run Nonprofit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running

 


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