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Girls Write Now

New York, NY | http://girlswritenow.org
Joined in August 2001

About Us

As the first writing and mentoring organization for girls, Girls Write Now has been a nationally respected leader in arts education for over 20 years. Girls Write Now breaks down the barriers of gender, race, and poverty, and innovates ways to elevate the voices of girls who are often not heard—or worse, silenced. We pair underserved young women and gender nonconforming youth with professional women writers and digital media makers as lifelong mentors and role models. Through intensive one-to-one relationships bolstered by a robust curriculum and an engaged community, mentees build multi-genre, multimedia portfolios, publish in outlets including The New York Times, Newsweek, and BuzzFeed, perform at Lincoln Center and the United Nations, and earn hundreds of writing awards and scholarships. 100% of Girls Write Now seniors go on to college. The organization has been distinguished three times by the White House as one of the nation’s top youth programs, twice by the Nonprofit Excellence Awards as one of New York’s top ten nonprofits, and ranks in the top 4% of programs nationwide for providing young people with exceptionally-high-quality, research-based experiences that promote statistically significant growth in social and emotional learning.

As the first writing and mentoring organization for girls, Girls Write Now has been a nationally respected leader in arts education for over 20 years. Girls Write Now breaks down the barriers of gender, race, and poverty, and innovates ways to…

Issue Areas Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Women

Location & Contact

  • 212-336-9330
  • employment@girlswritenow.org
  • 247 West 37th Street
    Suite 1000
    New York, NY 10018

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