Art Camp for Girls Answers a Critical Need

Photo by Danny Gregory. Today I’ll talk about why we decided to make our camp just for girls.   Media Poetry Studio is designed as a female-only camp. We want the girls in our camp to be center stage, without gender-based competition. According to The Girls Middle School in Palo Alto, “girls routinely are called upon less, … Continue reading Art Camp for Girls Answers a Critical Need

Summer Camp for Teen Girls Combines Poetry and Film

  When I read that high-tech companies in Silicon Valley employ vastly fewer women than men, I felt angry and disappointed, but not surprised. It takes a certain amount of fatalism to survive in a world where inequality is the norm.   My fatalism changed to enthusiasm as the result of a conversation I had … Continue reading Summer Camp for Teen Girls Combines Poetry and Film