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Damsels in Progress salute Carol Burnett

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The Damsels in Progress are excited to present their first video project as inspired by Carol Burnett. They have been working with Reel Grrls, Inc. and are learning how to write, film and edit short films. Elise Ferenzc was an incredible mentor and editor. We hope you enjoy the final product!  

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Michelle Obama – Get Moving

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This January, Mari has decided to ask the Damsels to learn about and celebrate Michelle Obama. She chose Michelle because “she is an inspiring role model for all girls and especially girls of color, she’s strong, smart, and has a great sense of humor.” Mari especially likes Michelle’s guest appearance in James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke. […]

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Ellen DeGeneres – Be Kind

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Maya hosted the October meeting and asked her fellow Damsels to learn about Ellen DeGeneres. Maya selected her because she has made Maya laugh for years, and Maya appreciates her kindness and bravery.  To prepare for the meeting, the group read from Ellen’s Wikepedia page, watched her perform on Johnny Carson, watched a video of […]

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Oprah Winfrey – The Queen of Media

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Jewel hosted the August Damsels meeting and chose to learn more about Oprah Winfrey. The girls all prepared by watching several videos (Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech, Oprah’s advice for girls), reading her Wikipedia entry and an article about how she empowers girls around the world. The meeting opened with an icebreaker using Oprah quotes. They went around […]