Brimming with insights gained on her picaresque journey from firefighter to best-selling author, Caroline Paul’s "The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure" is a revolutionary guide for raising brave young women.
Girls Leadership is a national organization whose vision is "a society where girls and women engage authentically and assertively at every level of decision-making in all areas of their lives." Their site is chock full of research and relatable anecdotes that offer valuable insight into raising courageous, confident girls. You can find their advice on microbravery, used in my talk, here
Peruse their website but, even better, enroll your girl, participate in their workshops, and donate.
Want to understand the subtle ways that our language restricts us? Tannen is a sociolinguist who shows how gender and social status are defined by rituals ingrained in everyday speech. A must read for anyone who wants to clearly see all the unconscious factors that guide our daily life.
Kate Schatz, Illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl | Ten Speed Press, 2016 | Book