Girls Write Now’s relationship with Scholastic dates back over two decades. Through genre-based workshops, our CHAPTERS reading series hosted at the Scholastic Auditorium, partnerships with writers from Scholastic’s author pool, Girls Write Now mentees’ annual participation in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, essay contests, and more, we are proud to continue to grow together.
EXPERIENCE THE PARTNERSHIP
Agents of change Awards
Rose Else-Mitchell Honored at Girls Write Now’s 2022 Agents of Change Awards
Girls Write Now recognized Rose Else-Mitchell, President of Education Solutions at Scholastic, at the 2022 Girls Write Now Agents of Change Awards. Rose was introduced by Girls Write Now mentee Maria Ruiz, winner of the Scholastic My Life With… Essay Contest.
Writing works workshop
Your Unique Life with Scholastic: Create a Contest-Winning Essay
Bring your creativity and originality as Girls Write Now and Scholastic join forces for a personal narrative essay contest workshop! Scholastic “Mentors for the Day” meet Girls Write Now Mentees for an intergenerational exchange to help them ideate and draft winning essays for publication.
Friday night salon
Testing Your Characters: Tough Choices, Second Chances with Sabina Khan
Author Sabina Khan discussed her upcoming YA novel, Meet Me in Mumbai, and how to write a character-driven plot about the choices we make and what we would do given the chance to change history.
AREAS OF FOCUS
Girls Write Now employees visited Scholastic to talk about how the goals of our organizations can align. Participants from both organizations were able to get to know each other in community as we dove into the importance of youth writing and mentorship.
Girls Write Now and Scholastic teamed up on a workshop for mentees to ideate and draft essays for the Scholastic Essay contest. Winners will be published in Scholastic’s Choices magazine, where their stories will inspire teen readers to overcome their own unique struggles.
Girls Write Now offers opportunities for Scholastic authors and employees to pass on their passion and wisdom as guest speakers at our multi-genre, multimedia workshops and events.
Understand how today’s young leaders and storytellers from underserved communities are feeling and thinking about publishing, and how Girls Write Now works with youth to elevate their voices. Employees have the chance to become role models, opening doors that can change lives.
For 25 years, Girls Write Now has been breaking down barriers of gender, race, age and poverty to mentor the next generation of writers and leaders who are impacting businesses, shaping culture and creating change. Thank you for joining our movement.
Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, connecting educators and families through accessibility, engagement, and expertise. Girls Write Now and Scholastic have partnered together for over two decades through genre-based workshops, our CHAPTERS reading series hosted at the Scholastic Auditorium, partnerships with writers from Scholastic’s author pool, essay contests, and more. Learn more about our corporate partnerships!