Girls Know How Blog

April 19, 2018

Redefining #GirlPower

If the notion of “girl power” is ever going to pack a convincing punch, then it’s critical that this generation of girls and boys grows up […]
April 28, 2016

Zulily and Girls Know How® Team Up for Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work® Day April 28 With an Exclusive Book Set and Tips

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Even the loftiest answers seem possible to a child while dreaming of his or her future, according to Ellen Langas, youth career education advocate and author of the Girls Know How® series.
March 15, 2016

GETT Confident!

With every new generation of young women, we see an advance in mindset that brings them one step closer to true freedom when it comes to choosing whatever careers they want. But recently I saw a shift so dramatic that I was truly rocked by it.
January 15, 2016

I’ll Take Three Copies of Me Please

“Do you want to see me print someone?” the Great Fredini asked the audience, which responded with energetic applause. “How about you?” he said. I looked to my left and right, but knew he was talking to me. The crowd’s enthusiasm grew and I heard myself say “okay” -- more like a question than an answer.
January 2, 2016
What's In Your Treasure Box

What’s In Your Treasure Box

What’s inside the box, Mom? It was New Year’s Day, and my daughters, who were about 7 and 8 years old at the time, were filled with curiosity as I pulled a black vintage suitcase down from the top of our basement storage shelves and plopped it on the floor with a weighty thud.