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*This post is by Joshua Sneideman, a former middle school science teacher with 10 years of teaching experience and VP at Learning Blade.* I am the father of three beautiful, intelligent, and amazing young girls. I am so excited about a store dedicated to women’s empowerment and fun. I have been in the field of education for the past 15 years. I have witnessed trends come and go as educational fads of one sort or another rolled in like waves on a beach only to recede with time. There is one trend that is a tsunami of change. I can...

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Getting up early this Sunday morning and scrolling through the Washington Post's On Parenting section while (successfully!) attempting to rock my daughter back to sleep, I spotted a gem. Beth Jacob shared the story of her daughter Alice, a lille girl who loves clothing with bugs, firetrucks, and superheroes.  Walking into the Gap though, Alice saw the girl section didn't afford her choices between tshirts and leggings with her favorite adventure images and patterns. Instead, her choices were between different shades of pink.  Alice took action. She dictated a letter to her mother to send to the head of Gap, asking...

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So thrilled to bring this out into the world! Online Store Launches To Empower Women and Girls Zora & Amelia comes to life after historic women’s march Contact: Kathryn Grant, to.kathryn.grant@gmail.com, (571) 246-2042 Washington, DC (March 22, 2017) – Zora & Amelia – a DC-based online store with the goal of empowering women and girls to be their smart, confident, bold, and extraordinary selves – launched today.  The website, zoraandamelia.com, sells empowering books, clothing, home décor, and toys. Inspired by the Women’s March on Washington, the store comes at a time when consumers are seeking ways to inspire their children and each other to reach higher and...

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Science is nonpartisan. At least, it should be! Designer  Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya created this set of beautiful, bold, downloadable posters to accompany any enterprising marcher joining the nation-wide March for Science events on Earth Day. Get your posters here! Seriously, what are you waiting for? The series compliments Amanda's Kickstarter project called Beyond Curie, which stemmed from her goal to design 32 posters of women besides Marie Curie --"Beyond Curie is a celebration of badass women in STEM, including all 16 female winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics, Chemistry, and Medicine / Physiology, as well as another 16 lady bosses who...

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How many books on the shelves only have male characters? How many have female characters but those characters never say a word? How many have female characters who speak but only about the men? How many are princesses? Watch and learn.  And then get Rebel Girls.  

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