The Coalition Connection: January 25, 2019

82% of women executives participated in sports at one time in their lives beyond elementary school.

On February 6, we will recognize National Girls & Women in Sports Day. To help your communities observe this celebration of the achievements of female athletes and the positive benefits of sports participation, NCGS has developed and assembled the following resources related to educating and inspiring scholar-athletes:

Research Webinar

Fostering Academic and Social Engagement: An Investigation into the Effects of All-Girls Education for the Transition to University is a new research report prepared for NCGS in collaboration with the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. Hear directly from the lead researcher about the key findings in this complimentary webinar available exclusively to NCGS member schools.

Webinar: January 30, 2019, from 4:00 to 5:00 PM EST. Limited spaces remain!


Beyond the Book Online Author Series

During Beyond the Book, gain firsthand insight from author Kathleen Loehr regarding her new book, Gender Matters: A Guide to Growing Women’s Philanthropy. Break through ingrained fundraising behaviors and blind spots that are preventing fundraising teams from reaching new levels of growth in women’s philanthropy. Participants will be encouraged to review their own school’s data, create a practical vision for the future, and design tailored next steps that best fit their school’s culture and aspirations.

This four-part online discussion series will be offered February 4 - March 5, 2019.


Educating Girls Symposium

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 New York City, February 20, 2019, at The Nightingale-Bamford School.

This Educating Girls Symposium is presented in partnership with the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS).

Event is almost sold out! Limited spaces remain.


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CalWest Scholarship Applications

Applications for the annual CalWest Educators Lee Miller Scholarship are now open. All faculty and administrators at NCGS member schools are eligible to apply. Recipients will be awarded a scholarship grant to attend the 2019 NCGS ConferenceDream, Dare, Do: Girls as Makers, Inventors, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs.

The deadline to submit applications is February 22, 2019.

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Ransome and Christ Prize Nominations

Nominations are open for two annual awards that celebrate individuals who have contributed in outstanding ways to the NCGS Purpose: The Ransome Prize and The H. William Christ Educator Prize.

The deadline to submit nominations is February 2, 2019.

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Maximize Your NCGS Membership

How can you maximize your school's NCGS membership? Join us for Member Meet-Ups, complimentary 30-minute videoconference info sessions to learn about upcoming NCGS events as well as our tools and resources that can help you lead the way in educating girls.

Register for one of the following dates by contacting Paige Rannigan:

  • Wednesday, February 20 at 11:00 AM EST
  • Wednesday, March 20 at 4:00 PM EST
  • Wednesday, April 17 at 1:00 PM EST