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Girls Write Now

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Education & Literacy

Location

247 West 37thNew York, NY 10018 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

Girls Write Now mentors underserved young women to find their voices through the power of writing and community. The spirit of our organization is simple: every girl who's passionate about writing gets a shot at exploring it. We introduce NYC public high school girls to women writers and digital media professionals from every discipline, who join Girls Write Now as mentors to pass on their craft.

Description

Girls Write Now is a dynamic community of women writers on a mission: for nearly two decades, our award-winning programs have provided creative and academic guidance, support, and opportunities for the next generation of writers in NYC. TO QUALIFY AS A GIRLS WRITE NOW MENTOR, YOU ARE:

Equipped with at least two years of professional writing experience in print or digital media
Dedicated to guiding the artistic, academic, and professional aspirations of young women
Ready to commit to in-person weekly one-to-one mentoring sessions, monthly writing workshops, and special events from September 2015 to June 2016
Prepared to maintain clear and frequent communication with Girls Write Now's leadership and your mentee
Eager to share in our mission to empower the next generation of women writers and media professionals

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