The Coalition Connection: March 26, 2019

2019 NCGS Conference: June 24-26 in Los Angeles

Now available are descriptions and presenters for the Breakout, INSPIRE!, and SNAP! sessions as well as Hands-on Workshops. NCGS is assembling plenary session panels of high-profile speakers including an all-female panel of Disney Imagineers along with panels dedicated to Financiers, Innovators, Makers, Entrepreneurs, and Engineers & Scientists. Additional speakers will continue to be announced in the coming weeks!

NCGS will host Dream, Dare, Do: Girls as Makers, Inventors, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs to explore these Essential Questions and ideas about the pedagogies, tools, physical space, and mindsets necessary to create environments in which girls can take risks, try new things, and shatter stereotypes. Join us in Los Angeles, June 24-26, 2019, at Westridge School!


Op-Ed by NCGS in The Baltimore Sun

NCGS, as the leading advocate for girls’ schools, positions the Coalition as a thought leader in girls’ education. Toward this effort, today's online issue of The Baltimore Sun features an op-ed article by NCGS titled, "Next Generation of Women Leaders Must 'See It to Be It'." The article will run in its entirety in the print edition of the paper tomorrow. Take full advantage of this resource by sharing it with your school community.

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Recent Headlines

Encourage Girls to Speak Their Minds, Even if it Means Interrupting
The Inquirer
Rejections Hurt. Here’s How to Help Your Child During College-Acceptance Season.
The Washington Post
Six Ways to Help Girls Become Strong Women in a Sexist World
Greater Good Magazine
Building Grit in Girls Through Mountain Biking
The New York Times
Fifth Annual Girls’ School Techathon Focuses on AI for Social Good
Computer Weekly
How Parents are Robbing Their Children of Adulthood
The New York Times
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Raising Girls' Voices Blog

While visiting Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls (FBA) in the U.K., NCGS Executive Director Megan Murphy was amazed by the ways in which the school addressed mental health by developing innovative “getaway spaces” of respite and refuge on school grounds.

Hear from Headteacher Julian Dutnall how FBA faculty and administrators actively sought out ways to counterbalance the increasing pressure on their students by forging opportunities for students to develop self-confidence, resiliency, and other mental coping skills that help them to combat anxiety.

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Ransome and Christ Prize Winners Announced

The NCGS Board of Trustees have named Betty White, former NCGS Trustee and Head of Sacred Hearts Academy, as the recipient of this year's Ransome Prize, and Christianne Loupelle, Science Department Head & STEAM Program Leader at Trafalgar School for Girls as the recipient of the H. William Christ Educator Prize.

We will recognize Betty and Christianne on Tuesday, June 25, in Los Angeles, during the 2019 NCGS Conference, Dream, Dare, Do: Girls as Makers, Inventors, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs. Please join us then to honor these remarkable leaders in the NCGS community!

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Spring Sale on Publications

Replenish your supply of NCGS publications following the busy admissions season!

NCGS is offering a Spring Sale on its publications so you can stock up on copies of popular, parent-friendly brochures like the new EssentialsThe Girls' School Advantage, and our most recent research report, Fostering Academic and Social Engagement: An Investigation into the Effects of All-Girls Education in the Transition to University.

Receive 10% off all orders placed by April 30, 2019, using the code NCGS10 in the Discount Code section of the online order form.

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New Research: Women & Giving

Women Give 2019: Gender and Giving Across Communities of Color, just released by Indiana University's Women's Philanthropy Institute, is the first study to explore the intersection of race, giving, and gender. The report finds that generosity is a value shared by all communities, and that women across race and ethnicity are leading through philanthropy.

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