Sports Illustrated’s First Plus-Size Cover Girl, Ashley Graham

By Marissa Eller When we think of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models, we picture tall, skinny girls – slightly curvy and very blonde. But this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit models are defying stereotypes, starting with size 14 rookie Ashley Graham. The centerpiece of Sports Illustrated’s cover, Ashley Graham proudly shows off her bikini body while playing…

The New Face of Covergirl, Zendaya

By Nicole Artime An actress, singer, model, and dancer, Zendaya has a new vocation to add onto her ever-growing list – spokeswoman for Covergirl, a drugstore make-up brand that has a history of using powerful (and diverse) women to represent their lines. Easy, Breezy, DIVERSITY! A few of Covergirl’s diverse and beautiful past ambassadors include:…

#TVRecap: Girls Kick Ass in Teen Wolf

By Nicole Artime I LOVE TEEN WOLF! If you’re not entirely sure what Teen Wolf is, I’ll give you a quick rundown. Teen Wolf takes place in Beacon Hills, a small town with its fair share of not-too-small problems. In fact the problems are often huge; I’m talking 5-times-the-average-human huge. Scott (Tyler Posey) and Stiles…

Future African Leader, Rose Sakala, Fights for Girls in Malawi

By Lydia Chen “You are a leader and you have to make an impact in your country and the world. You can be born poor; you cannot change your yesterday, but your today and future.”– Pastor Chris Oyakilome of Christ Embassy Those are the words that inspire Rose Sakala, a global youth ambassador from Malawi…

Girls in Malawi Finally Get the Help They Deserve

By Lydia Chen Girls in Malawi have been in the news pretty frequently regarding issues such as child marriage, barriers to education, and high risk of HIV. Thankfully, the Malawi government, in conjunction with the US government, is doing something about it. The First Lady of Malawi, Gertrude Mutharika, has recently launched three projects worth…

Submit to Project GirlSpire’s Short Story Anthology!

By: Sang Kromah Sometimes we have ideas that may seem just too crazy to happen. We downplay the ideas, thinking they’re impossible. I wanted to start a writing project to inspire girls, but I thought, “what if the story that I want to tell doesn’t reach a girl who really needs to be inspired?” Last…

We Are Revamping Project GirlSpire!

By Tina Lu Hey Project GirlSpire readers! I’m Tina, the new Editor-in-Chief of this blog, and I’m so excited to start working on the Project GirlSpire site! My vision for this blog is quite simple – I want to empower females all over the world, starting with you, the readers. Beginning on Monday, February 15, the new GirlSpire…

10 Things That Must Happen in the Gilmore Girls Revival

By Sang Kromah We are 32 days into 2016, and much has happened. Donald Trump is actually a legitimate candidate in the race to the White House. Freeform’s Recovery Road is a show about the realities of addiction, and it’s currently the best series on the network formerly known as ABC Family. But nothing significant…