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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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Misty Copeland – A Life in Motion

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Misty Copeland Damsels in Progress Barbie

Ballerina Misty Copeland was the inspiration for the Damsels this April. Maddie selected Misty because ballet is also her passion. The girls prepared for the meeting by reading an article about Misty breaking barriers as well as watching a video about the Barbie doll created in her likeness. Some of the Damsels also read the […]

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Pet food drive to benefit the Animal Humane Society

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Damsels in Progress pet food drive

The Damsels were very inspired by Dr. Temple Grandin’s ability to understand animals. During their December meeting, they decided to do something to help local pets awaiting new homes. They ended up partnering with All the Best Pet Care to host a food drive benefiting the Seattle Animal Humane Society. The drive was a huge success […]

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Self-defense class for the Damsels

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Damsels in Progress self defense

In October, the Damsels learned about Michelle Waterson and her dedication to martial arts. They decided that they would like to learn more together and Maya’s family arranged for a group self-defense class. Becky led the girls through a brief round of introductions before making sure they all agreed to use their learning for self-defense […]