Tuesday, November 17, 2015

High School Admissions: Last Chance Workshop

High School Admissions: 
Last Chance Workshop 

Monday, November 23, 2015
6:00pm - 8:30pm
55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY
Applying to high school? A last-chance workshop for parents and students!
Join Clara Hemphill and the staff of Insideschools as we help you rank your high school choices before the December 1 application deadline.
We’ll tackle these last minute questions and more:
  • What to do if you and your child disagree?
  • My dream school is far away. Is the commute worth it?
  • What are good choices for the “B” student?
  • Is it worth applying to a screened school if I don't have tip-top grades?
Insideschools.org is a project of the Center for New York City Affairs, an applied policy research institute based at the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Be a Sisters in Strength (SIS) Youth Organizer


Are you a young woman of color in 10th or 11th grade? Are you interested in activism and gender justice? Do you care about or want to learn more about feminism? Do you want create change and build community with other young women of color? Apply to be a Sisters in Strength youth organizer at Girls for Gender Equity!

Sisters in Strength (SIS) is a paid 2-year  youth organizing program for 15 young women of color in 10th or 11th grade.  Programming is shaped both by the unique needs and interests of the SIS youth organizers, and by GGE’s vision, mission, and goals. SIS does community organizing around gender-based violence and confronts the multiple layers of individual and institutional discrimination that threaten the safety of girls and women. Girls for Gender Equity celebrates all gender identities and expressions and encourages young trans women and gender non-conforming people of color to apply!

To apply:

1.       Fill out this application: http://goo.gl/forms/oo6A7nQlTj
2.        Submit a recommendation from an adult who is not a family member (teacher, guidance counselor, mentor ect.). Recommenders need to fill out a form, send them this link: http://goo.gl/forms/JBx2z9cHkF

Our application and recommendation deadline for fall 2015 applicants is Monday, October 26th at 5:00 PM.  Applicants will be notified about in-person interviews byMonday, November 1st.

For any questions or concerns please contact Kate McDonough at kate@ggenyc.org or 718-857-1393. To find out more about us, visit our website at www.ggenyc.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/girlsforgenderequity.


Kate McDonough
Director of Organizing

Friday, October 9, 2015

Careers in Media Day -- For High School Girls

We invite you to join us for a day of relationship building, career exploration and fun! Registering for Careers in Media Day is a step in the right direction toward a bright and exciting career future. You will receive resources, experiences, and connect with dynamic role models that inspire you to pursue and create the life you want.

Careers in Media Day is a fun event for 9-12 grade girls. Attend panel presentations and participate in experiential workshops.MEET and CONNECT with current leaders and rising stars in the Communications and Media industry  who want to prepare you to succeed in school and life.

What are you waiting for? Register now! Space is limited.

Groups of ten or more can register for FREE. Contact Angella for additional info.

Presented by New York Women in Communications High School Outreach


New York Women in Communications Foundation, the philanthropic arm of New York Women in Communications, Inc., cultivates leaders in our field by providing financial support, opportunities for professional development and mentoring, and entrée to a diverse community of communications professionals. We are the largest foundation for women's communications scholarships in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut-Pennsylvania region.