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Answers to Questions from Spark Virtual Summit

SPARK Virtual Summit – Q&A Q1: Brooklyn, NY: What do you have to say about sports, for example, competitive cheerleading, which are broadly feminized and ALWAYS over-sexualized by media? I would agree — some sports are highly sexualized on the women’s side.  Beach volleyball is a perfect example.  Women typically play in bikinis whereas men…

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Deconstruction of Ads

by Juliana Wintrob Originally posted on F to the Third Power Juliana Wintrob is a senior at Elisabeth Irwin High School. She loves photography, tennis, and horseback riding. She loves to blog because it is a way for her to voice her opinions and point of view on specific issues in society. In the morning workshop…

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Flipcam's Ability to Spread the Word

by Grace Tobin Originally posted on F to the Third Power Grace Tobin is a junior at Elisabeth Irwin High School. Outside of school, she enjoys painting and drawing. She also loves to run competitively. Getting involved with the SPARK team is personally important for Grace as it has helped her exercise her skills in…

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It’s Not About What’s On The Inside, It’s About What’s On The Outside…Of Your Clothes

by Fallon Lucombe Originally posted at F to the Third Power Fallon Lucombe is a senior at Elisabeth Irwin High School. Fallon plays volleyball and is also a peer leader for ninth graders at her school. Fallon is interested in launching the SPARK movement because she would like to be a part of raising awareness…

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Check out Teen Voices' Fall/Winter Issue!

Have you checked Teen Voices out yet? Teen Voices is a non-profit organization which features an intensive journalism mentoring and leadership program that aims to empower girls through the media. Teen Voices does this by using content created by girls for girls, sponsoring a mentorship program in which Boston area teens, primarily girls of color…

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Boys Will Be Boys?

By Lidor Foguel Originally posted at F to the Third Power Lidor Foguel is a senior at Elisabeth Irwin High School. Her academic interests are mathematics and chemistry. Outside of school, community service is a passion. Lidor decided to take a high school feminism class to learn and explore the movement in depth. The class…

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Student Voices on SPARK Summit – Hear from Fierce & Fabulous Feminists!

Want to hear what young feminists have to say about SPARK Summit? Look no further than the F to the Third Power  blog, written by high school students in the class “Fierce and Fabulous: Feminist Women Writers, Artists, and Activists” at LREI. The class is led by teacher, Progressive Women’s Voices alumna, and SPARK ally…

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Girls Gone Real: "Uncaged Legacy" Zine!

Check out this amazing BrokenBeautiful zine, put together by girls and women at the Oct. 22nd SPARK Summit! Tangible proof that we are SPARKing a movement. Download the pdf here.…

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