TODAY co-host Jenna Bush Hager is set to interview Girls Write Now Founder and Executive Director Maya Nussbaum for NBCU’s PSA series, The More You Know.
Glamour: 9 Ways to Use Your Volunteer Days That You’ll Actually Look Forward To
Mentorship programs are one of the most rewarding ways to use your volunteer hours that will have impacts long after your hours are over. At Girls Write Now, you’ll join a diverse community of mentors and mentees where you’ll get just as much as you give.
Upswing Fund Partners with Girls Write Now for Mental Wellness
We’re proud and grateful to continue our partnership with The Upswing Fund for the 3rd consecutive year!
Longtime Film Forum Director to Step Down After 50 Years
January 9, 2023 Announced in The New York Times, longtime Film Forum director Karen Cooper will be stepping down in July, transitioning leadership to Sonya Chung. When Cooper took Film…
Girls Write Now, Target & You!
Because Target believes our work resonates with their guests, we have been invited to raise awareness for our work eradicating the barriers of gender, race, age, and poverty to mentor the next generation of writers and leaders. Together, our community channels the power of our voices and stories to shape culture, impact industries, and inspire change.
Mentee Maria Ruiz’s Essay “My Life with a Brain Tumor” Published in Choices Magazine
This essay was selected as the grand prize winner in the My Life With Essay Contest, and it chronicles Maria’s health struggles after the initial discovery of her brain tumor when she was just 15 years old.
Write Your Novel in 30 Days During #NaNoWriMo
Join a global challenge to write a novel in the month of November with the encouragement of an international community of writers.
Student Book Recommendation: ‘Taking Root’ by Girls Write Now | PBS
Mentee Ilana Drake, who has been part of Girls Write Now for five years, wrote a review of Taking Root: The 2022 Girls Write Now Anthology for PBS News Hour.
The Estée Lauder Companies Convenes WRITING CHANGE Grantees for Inaugural Collective
August 29th, 2022 WebWire Girls Write Now is selected as one of the inaugural members of Estée Lauder’s Writing Change Collective, a group designed to promote equity, access, and artistic…
Founder & Executive Director Maya Nussbaum Named as a 2022 Power Woman
Maya Nussbaum joins Diane von Furstenberg, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and more inspiring women on Politics NY and amNY Metro’s list of Power Women for 2022.
1883 Magazine | Sepideh Moafi On Her Arts-Based Activism
In a recent interview for 1883 Magazine, Sepideh Moafi spoke about why she chose to teach a Girls Write Now Salon centered on her experience as a refugee and artist-activist.
7 Ways to Make Younger Friends in Retirement
August 11th, 2022 The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal looks at intergenerational friendships, including Girls Write Now Mentee and Mentor alumnae pair Brittany Barker and Josleen Wilson.
MEMORY BOX: Introduced by Lauren Cerand, Co-Presented by Girls Write Now
July 29th, 2022 Film Forum Girls Write Now is teaming up with Film Forum and former Girls Write Now Board Chair Lauren Cerand on a special screening of new film,…
This Nonprofit Supporting Teens From Underserved Communities Just Released an Anthology — and It’s an Essential Summer Read
July 3rd, 2022 Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure recommends our newest anthology, Taking Root, which showcases the work of the teen writers of Girls Write Now’s Class of 2022.…
How NBCUniversal Is Making Purpose a Work Perk
June 25th, 2022 The Hollywood Reporter Hilary Smith, executive vp corporate social responsibility at NBCU, reflects on the company’s various iniatives, including a Community Impact Fund that awarded grants to…