TED Talk

Sarah Kay: If I Could Have a Daughter....

This TED video of Sarah Kay is a beautiful story of a woman who discovered her power through spoken word. A performing poet since she was 14 years old, Sarah Kay is the founder of Project V.O.I.C.E, teaching poetry and self-expression at schools across the United States. Watch the video below, and listen to her poem during the introduction, entitled ""If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ..."

I use poetry to help me work through what I dont understand, but I show up to each new poem with a backpack filled with everything else I've been. - Sarah Kay


Video: Eve Ensler on 'Embracing Your Inner Girl'

In this passionate TED talk by "Vagina Monologues" author Eve Ensler, she declares that every one of us has an inner "girl cell", a cell we have been socially taught to suppress. Our Teen Girls Club in Harlem watched this video and reflected on the importance of finding courage in vulnerability, and overcoming adversity through the shocking strength and intution of being a girl. Eve Ensler delivers an important message that speaks for young women all over the world: