Every Girl has the Potential to Help Shape a Better World We are a group of women and teen girls who believe that our stories have the power to shape our world. We are from all different communities and experiences. We think collaboration is about not surrendering but building something we all own. We believe that every issue has a million perspectives. We believe that girls have a power in their voices… Read More
click on the word below to see a blog written by executive director and founder, Barbara Wiener. Some of her thoughts and experiences about: Privilege.
We look in the mirror and only see the things we don’t like. We look at photos of women in magazines and wish we could look like that. Even when we know that even the models don’t look like that. We know that the standards of ‘beauty’ in American culture are debilitating and unnatural. But don’t we all want to be beautiful to someone—especially to ourselves. What would happen if you could… Read More
The way to freedom is education. and this info graphic shows that we’ve made some advances…but not enough yet. 34 million girls in the world are not in school. Locked in those minds could be the answers to world hunger, energy crisis, world peace…but they will not be able to change their lives, let alone the world without access to education. Malala confronted Pakistan for their stand on girls and access to… Read More
One of our fabulous TVbyGIRLS superstars…Valencia. The Naked I: Insides Out – Get to Know Valencia McMurray. http://tctwentypercent.wordpress.com/2014/01/14/the-naked-i-insides-out-get-to-know-valencia-mcmurray/
On Monday, Chuck is going to have a cochlear implant at Mayo Clinic. A pretty amazing surgery where a small thin array is inserted into his cochlear and is programed to pick up sounds and convert them to electrical impulses that his brain can actually work with. But, it’s not like our magic ears…and Chuck will have to learn how to translate those impulses into sounds…chickadees fighting, music playing and songs erupting…. Read More
it is very cold at the tvbygirls world headquarters. But we are grateful that we have heat and electricity and water flowing. Other people in other places are not as fortunate. Still, we don’t know how civilization actually evolved in Minnesota. or how we ended up loving it here. Here is a photo by Angela Kelly. frozen bubbles.
If you have made it to this working space,you are one of the first to see our new format for our website. Over the next month, you will see the creative imagination of Amanda Hang, Barbara Wiener and the TVbyGIRLS core girls as this updated site grows. WATCH -films made by girls over the last 12 years. THINK -the things we are thinking and researching–some great background on women filmmakers through history… Read More