Hardy Girls Healthy Women Inc

Rating: 5 stars   17 reviews


PO Box 821 14 Common St Waterville ME 04903 USA


Hardy Girls Healthy Women is a research-based non-profit empowering girls with knowledge, critical thinking skills, and a platform to drive social change. Our mission is to create opportunities, develop programs and provide services that empower girls and women


Fiscal sponsorship of the following projects/initiatives:the spark movement - a girls' activist movement focused on ending the sexualization of women and girls in media, and supporting the development of girls' healthy sexuality and self-esteem. The unity project - a school-based bias and harassment prevention program. The waterville inclusive community project (wicp) - bringing together organizations and individuals who are interested in creating welcoming and safe spaces for lgbtq youth in central maine.

training institute:supporting parents and other adults working with girls by providing workshops, webinars, curricula and guidebooks, and an annual summer institute.

girls rock! Weekend - a statewide celebration dedicated to celebrating girls' leadership and accomplishments.

adventure girls - introducing elementary school-aged girls to women in non-traditional careersgirls advisory board - leadership development program for high school aged girlspowered by girl website - a girl driven activist movement that uses satire, humor and a passion for social media to talk back to sexism and sexualization in the mediagirls' coalition groups - empowering adolescent girls to work together to overcome common challenges such as girlfighting, unhealthy relationships and body image

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Rating: 5 stars  

I have been involved with Hardy Girls Healthy Women since I was a junior at Colby College in 2005. Over the years, I have been able to facilitate girls groups at a local middle school, run two hockey clinics on Colby's Johnson Pond, be a facilitator at Girls ROCK! weekend, and more! I love being part of a group of committed leaders who want the best for girls and women. I enjoy watching the excellent programming that HGHW provides to their surrounding community. The mission of HGHW is to strengthen girls' self confidence, give them a critical eye towards the media, and expose them to careers and activities they might not have considered for themselves. I have seen girls look at me wide-eyed and say, "WOW! I didn't know I could do THAT!" I fully support all that HGHW is doing and will help them continue to thrive!

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