Amazing girls from around the world
We’re big supporters of learning about the cool things kids are doing all over the world. To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’re sharing some of our favourite tools to learn about girls and women doing amazing things across the globe.
Like most lovers of children’s literature (and fans of super female role models), we’ve got a copy of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls in our library. If it’s a busy day or a long car trip and you can’t find a beautiful moment of bliss to sit down and read with the kids, try putting on the Rebel Girls podcast!
A podcast from four Emmy-winning news professionals (Stephanie Kelmar, Ro Thomas Schwarz, Tori Campbell, Kimberly Hunter), KidNuz is a perfect podcast to play on the morning run to school. Check out the episode from January 3rd, talking about Olivia Moulteie—the youngest female soccer player to accept an athletic scholarship for college!
Meet 11-year-old Sarah Galvani-Townsend, the girl with a love for science who’s studying dogs and rabies as an extracurricular! Her episode, The Girl Who Spoke Science, is one of many featuring girls doing unusual, brilliant things with science.
Though it’s designed with teachers and their students in mind, Notable Women is for everyone. Featuring 100 historic women selected from the Teachers Righting History database, the augmented reality experience highlights the women who have shaped our past and serve as role models for the future.
If it’s time to take a break from tech, why not head to Federation Square to catch a glimpse of the Fearless Girl?
Or check out some inspiring stories on Story Box Library!