The students are eager to learn and have many good questions during the breaks, during our lunch and dinner time together, and at an evening session specifically set aside for questions.
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But girls and young women still face many challenges related to gender and often have to reconcile their own dreams with expectations of what they "should be.
New media technology offers greater opportunity for connection and community and at the same time poses interpersonal challenges for girls and young women.
In fact, a survey recently asked and year-old girls, "Have you had a bad experience online that made you nervous about going to school the next day? That was the highest rate of any other group that was posed that question. Another survey found that when girls ages 8 to 12 used online media heavily they had fewer good feelings about their friendships.
The more opportunities girls have to really find their own inner strength and balance it with external strength, they can then go out and be advocates for themselves. Girls coming into the programs definitely face a subtle expectation to perform like guys.
Leadership is a primary mediator of power, and girls and young women have been left out of leadership roles. What do you think are the greatest challenges facing girls and young women today? Leave your reactions in the comments.
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