You Go, Girl

You Go, Girl:
Now there are hundreds of grown women in the hotel ballroom, eating salmon to celebrate her and her GirlSource sisters. GirlSource hires 150 poor girls a year, aged 14 to 18, mostly from the Mission, Bayview, Hunters’ Point. They’re trained—and paid—to run a chatty health information website, by girls, for girls. They design, research, write, and code the whole thing, picking up skills they can sell. “We’re not from the kind of communities where we all got the internet at home,” one explains. As part of the program, they also get tutoring, help with college applications and scholarship research, and a safe place to hang out with other girls….
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this seems like a great program.

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