Thursday, January 05, 2012 3:30 PMBody Image, Ads, Role Models: Top Posts in 2011
Abri Hochstetler, Public Relations Coordinator
With a full calendar year of blog posts under our belt, it’s time again to review what you, the readers, found most interesting in 2011. Leave a comment below for topics or programs you’d like to read more about!
- “Dear Body” – It’s clear that you enjoy reading about girls’ learning in action during our programs. Get behind the scenes with a Redefining Beauty activity that girls completed to affirm the abilities of their bodies!
- Carré Otis: I Accept Your Apology – Former supermodel Carré Otis has changed her perspective on what healthy body image looks like for girls. Check out Liz’s response!
- Female Athletes Inspire Girls – Read about and watch a video recap of the Super Saturday with Super Girls event during the Women’s Final Four last spring.
- Did the Sketchers Ad Go Too Far? – Emily critiques a Super Bowl ad and draws attention to the importance of media literacy for girls.
- Thankful for Role Models – Kelly shares the importance of role models in her life and thanks Girls Inc. volunteers for their commitment to Indy girls.
- Fostering Positive Body Image for My Girl – Demonstrating a positive body image for our daughters can be difficult. Liz offers her advice on how she encourages healthy self-esteem at home.
- New Faces at Girls Inc. – Our staff are vital to how we inspire girls, and thus we love sharing about them. Get to know Ashley, Kelly, and Cristina!
- Real Girls Aren’t Perfect – Board member Linh Preston writes about the pressure girls face to be “perfect” and the frees herself and girls from the impossible.
- Body Image and Your Girl – The Spirit & Place Festival event “Body Image and Your Girl” was a huge hit for greater Indy girls and parents. Read more about the empowering activities and watch a video recap!
- My Media Literacy Challenge: Do Lyrics Matter? – Sarah reflects on the impact of music lyrics on girls and her own understanding of media ethics.