Science needs women! And we need your help to get that message out to the world. Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls is teaming up with the hit PBS Digital Studios science YouTube show It’s Okay To Be Smart to celebrate amazing women in science. We’ve got a special project planned for the beginning of March, […]
Language changes. Words can come and go. We make up new ones and we forget some of the older ones. Then there are some older words that we might want to reclaim and use more often. Delight is that kind of word. It isn’t just about the things that make us happy, although happiness is part […]
Compassion is not easy. It’s demanding. It is more than pity or feeling sorry for somebody else. “Walk a mile in somebody else’s shoes.” That sounds good, but it doesn’t sound quite like compassion, especially if they are really nice shoes that fit us too. When we say that we know how somebody else feels….well, most […]
“I’m bored.” That’s what we say when we are stuck with nothing to do. We think that boredom is about how uninteresting the world can be. But, that really won’t work when we stop and think about it. To be bored means that we are waiting for the world to come and entertain us. It means […]
There is a thing in psychology known as the Adolescent Fantasy. It is the belief that nobody knows how you feel and that you are all alone in that feeling. It is sometimes a fantasy, and many times true. At Smart Girls we simply try to let girls know that even though they feel alone, […]
Smart Girl Meredith is at the ONE Girls and Women #AYASummit and took us behind-the-scenes! The speakers and attendees are powerful advocates for girls worldwide; they’re raising their voices and literally changing the world by being themselves.
Did you miss our LIVE Google Hangout with Lynda Obst? Never fear, Smart Girls! You can watch the whole thing here on amysmartgirls.com.
In honor of our Google Hangout with Smart Girls co-creator Meredith Walker and Lynda Obst, executive producer of such classic films as “Sleepless in Seattle”, “The Siege”, and “Contact”, we give you these words of wisdom from Lynda herself.
Don’t know what to get Dad for Father’s Day tomorrow? Smart Girl Haile Thomas has the perfect recipe that’ll make him smile!
Smart Girls co-creator and executive producer Meredith Walker, along with Emmy award winning director of photography for Smart Girls, Chris Phillips, will be judges at this years iYouth Fusion Fest here in Austin, Texas.