The Coalition Connection: August 23, 2019

Educating Girls Symposium in Baltimore October 18, 2019

Leading Schools, Leading Girls: Preparing for the Future will address the competencies and skills necessary to be an effective leader and how schools are cultivating these skills in both the students and adults in their communities. Join us in Baltimore, MD, October 18, 2019, at The Bryn Mawr School.

School Visits

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Sally Nuamah, author of How Girls Achieve and creator of the documentary film HerStory about girls and education in Ghana, which was named “Best Documentary Short” by PBS and is currently distributed by the Discovery Channel.
  • Dr. Stephanie Akoumany, founder and CEO of Bloom, which curates leadership, wellness, and community building programs for individuals, families, schools, nonprofits, and businesses.



The Moulton Student Global Citizenship Grant

NCGS is currently accepting applications for The Moulton Student Global Citizenship Grant.

Established in 2016 by NCGS co-founder Meg Moulton, the annual grant of $1,000 is for a faculty-led team of NCGS member school students in 9th and/or 10th grade. Designed to be a launch pad for new student projects directed at fortifying their leadership skills and inspiring their role as contributing global citizens, the grant helps engage girls in leadership, fortify their strategic thinking, and enhance their global mindfulness by developing empathy and respect for others.

Applications due by September 20, 2019.


Student Leadership Conference

Nominate a student to attend the Student Leadership Conference (SLC) organized by NCGS affiliate organization the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia. Two students in their 11th or 12th grade year are invited to attend the SLC at The Women’s College of the University of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia, January 14-17, 2020. The selected NCGS representatives will join fellow student delegates from Australia, New Zealand, UK, and Asia.

NCGS is pleased to offer a $1,000 (USD) travel scholarship to each of the two selected students. Accommodations, meals, and conference fees are generously covered by the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia.

Applications due by October 11, 2019.


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Jean Baker has joined NCGS as the Manager of Membership & Outreach, bringing educational experience as a teacher, admissions professional, and athletic coach to the role. In this position, Baker oversees all aspects of NCGS membership relating to recruitment, stewardship, and renewals as well as manages outreach programs, including Girls’ School NET: Networking & Empowering Together events, Girls’ School Advantage advocacy outreach programs, Headways™ online conversations series, and regional gatherings.

Prior to joining NCGS, Baker worked on the admissions team and served as a lacrosse coach at NCGS member St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, VA. Previous to her time at St. Catherine’s, Baker taught English to students ages 3-12 at an independent school in Busan, South Korea.

meet the team

2019-2020 NCGS Professional Development Events

FALL 2019

Educating Girls Symposium
Leading Schools, Leading Girls: Preparing for the Future
October 18, 2019*
The Bryn Mawr School
Baltimore, MD

*School Tours on October 17, 2019


Educating Girls Symposium
Leading Schools, Leading Girls: Preparing for the Future
January 27, 2020
The Hockaday School
Dallas, TX


2020 NCGS Annual Conference
Stand Up, Speak Up: Girls Using Their Voices to Engage, Empower, and Enact
June 22-24, 2020
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
Philadelphia, PA