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The Things You Do For Love: The Happy Wanderer
Coming home to care for my mother with Alzheimer’s three years ago after living a free and independent life in Los Angeles was like walking into The Twilight Zone. It was a world turned upside down. It had been hard to make that decision, but once I did, everything happened very fast. One minute I was telling my dad on the phone that I had decided to move back home, and then the next I was in the house where I had grown up, in the midst of utter ...
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Meet Brianna Bullentini, And Steal Your Health back!
Brianna Bullentini is the founder of a cold-pressed juice bar called Rawbry, a play on words of Raw--as in all fresh fruits and vegetables--and Robbery--stealing back your most valuable possession: your health. Brianna has created a unique space in the Midtown of Reno, and has consequently created a movement of aggressively caring about your health and future, and the well being of the planet and its people; a bandwagon that we are very eager to ...
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SHA....the "not so smart" whores of reno!
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Meet Jess Lee: CEO of Polyvore - Shopping & Style Made Easy
Choosing a clothing style that fits our individual taste can be a difficult task sometimes. That's where Polyvore comes in. Captained by CEO Jess Lee, Polyvore is a community-powered interactive website where users can create their own style and discover new fashion trends in a supportive environment. Curious to learn more about this platform and the unique way in which Jess was hired, we asked her a few questions. SG: Tell us about your backgrou...
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Fast Track Equality in Elected Office, Join Ignite and #DeclareYourAmbition!
“We have a serious equity problem in this country: Women make up over half the population but hold just 22% of elected offices. We will not reach parity for another 100 years at the rate in which the US currently elects women. That’s too long! We hope this video will insight urgency and spark a national conversation about how we can inspire and activate the next generation of young women to stand up and own their fair share of political power.” ...
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What's Your Pow Factor?: Christina Li
Powfactor celebrates the special ingredient inside everyone that empowers them to change the world. Smart Girls is thrilled to have partnered with Cartoon Network and The Powerpuff Girls to help introduce Powfactor and those who embody its spirit, in this original mini docu-series. With a shared goal of empowering young girls, Cartoon Network and Smart Girls developed each episode as a testament to different ways people use their special ingredie...
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Meet Smart Girl Keah Brown: Brilliant Writer and Disability Activist
Stop for a second and think about how much you love romantic comedies. And the characters in the last delicious novel you read. Can you relate to these people or characters? Do they look like you, do they embody similar physical features and attributes, or do you not even think about it because you take it for granted? To get a better handle on why this is an issue about inclusivity and how it should be addressed, we sat down with Smart Girl and ...
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Do you have a boyfriend yes or no 😍babey
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Mayim Bialik Interviews Comedian Iliza Shlesigner About Her New Netflix Special: "Confirmed Kills"
Here at Smart Girls, we are big advocates of comedy that appeals to our intelligence as well as our funny bones. Now, one of the most whip-smart comedians we have come across lately is Iliza Shlesinger - Season 6 winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing. Armed with an explosive personality and a bold physical stage presence, Shlesinger is still able to reach an emotional peak and tackle polarizing subjects with a subtle hand during her acts - a rare c...
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#StorksDayLA Builds Girls' Confidence In STEAM
Warner Bros. Pictures, Google, and Smart Girls came together at #StorksDayLA to build confidence in girls to pursue careers in STEAM (Science, Technology, Math, Art and Science). Check out the amazing day we had! Storks is in theaters September 23. Learn more about the film on twitter and watch the trailer below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-m0aIyOEe60
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What's My Stage Again: Guilt Gone Wild
Anxiety takes many forms. It is an emotional shapeshifter, and it works its way into our lives subtly. Sometimes my anxiety takes the form of guilt. This includes survivor’s guilt; it also includes sufferer’s guilt (which I don’t think is a term, but I’m going to use it anyway). Sufferer’s guilt, to me, means that I often feel that I’m burdening those around me with my illness. I feel guilty when I need to take time off of work; guilty when I’m s...
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Tues-DIY: What Is Chromatography With Curious Jane!?!
Smart Girls had the chance to team up with Samantha Razook Murphy and the rest of the fabulous Curious Jane team for some DIY fun! Check out "What is Chromatography" above! Curious Jane runs summer camps and classes for girls ages 6 to 11. Their programs are all focused on science + engineering + design. They are building a community of inquisitive, confident girls who like to make things! Learn more about them here and subscribe to their magazin...
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Watch All The #SmartGirlsAsk 2016 Emmys Answers Here!
This year, we were back with our friends at the Television Academy and Twitter to go beyond the superficial, expected awards show chatter and ask real, meaningful questions–crafted by none other than our amazing community of Smarties (including Reese Witherspoon, Felicity Huffman, Natasha Lyonne, Eva Longoria, and Lupita Nyong'o!). In case you missed our tweets last night, we have all of the questions and answers from #SmartGirlsAsk right here. h...
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Friendly, Neighborhood News Anchor Dion Lim Dishes on How to Deal with Haters
Oh boy, here comes another one. “You bobblehead so much I can’t understand what you’re saying so I don’t watch your station anymore,” a woman named “Helen” posted on my Facebook fan page. First, I had no idea one could “bobblehead,” and second, if this woman had a problem with my head, I would encourage her to stop watching my station and by all means stop following me on Facebook! Early on in my career, comments like this would have reduced me t...
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Funny, Thoughtful and Deceivingly educational programming by Amy Poehler.
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Change the World by Being Yourself.

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls is an online community for young girls and the young at heart, that encourages women in activism, volunteerism, cultural exchange, and self-expression through the arts.

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