Get Smart About Your Body: Yours is the Only Opinion That Matters

I am a fat girl. Strictly speaking from the perspective of the fashion industry and mass media, of course. If there is anything I’ve learned from being a young woman living in this society, it is that there are a plethora of meanings and implications assigned to the way a body looks. There are size [...]

Give to Get Smart From Tanya Newton

Tanya Newton, 25 Educator teaching English in Japan Get Smart Mentoring has given me the chance to meet some incredible women. I have learnt so much from their experiences, and am grateful we have had the chance to share them in a safe, non-judgmental space. Mentoring gives young women support and advice so that they [...]

Give to Get Smart from Sara Vallejo

Sara Vallejo, 28, Proposal Writer, Chicago, IL Mentoring and learning with Get Smart has been a truly amazing opportunity for me, and I want young women everywhere to get the same amazing opportunity I did: to work and learn from some of the most brilliant women in the world. Mentorship is essential and beautiful and [...]

Media Overload: Authenticity Is Hard To Come By

With countless outlets of media on so many different platforms dictating our daily lives, it’s almost too easy to get caught up in the digital world. But at what cost? When do we become too consumed by media and lose sight of who we are? This past week, a huge trending topic around social media [...]

Unplug Love: How to Disconnect to Find the One

"And I'd give up forever to touch you Cause I know that you feel me somehow You're the closest to heaven that I'll ever be And I don't wanna go home right now" These are lyrics to one of my favorite songs of all times, Iris by Goo Goo Dolls. It was written for the [...]

Give to Get Smart from Shreya Attavar

Shreya Attavar, 22 years old, VIFT Bangalore. I am so grateful to my friend who told me about Get Smart Mentoring and thought I should give it a try. It has helped me in so many more ways than I knew it would. After a long break from blogging because of my insecurities and fears [...]

Give to Get Smart from Sarah Dawidowicz

Sarah Dawidowicz, 22 years old, Ramapo College of NJ. I am honestly going to miss being an intern and part of the Get Smart Intern team!  It has taught me so much, like how grateful I am for all my opportunities, or how everyone goes through a similar situation.  I also get the opportunity to [...]

Give to Get Smart from Paige Sheffield

Paige Sheffield, Central Michigan University Through my leadership development internship with Get Smart, I’ve learned about what it means to be an effective communicator and leader. Get Smart has allowed me to work with and learn from other amazing women around the globe, and it has taught me so much about what it means to [...]

Give to Get Smart from Melody Estevez

Melody Estevez, 21, Pace University, Bronx, NY Get Smart is an amazing organization with a massive amount of potential to reach a wider audience of women. I have been blogging for Get Smart this semester and having a place to share my story has been great. I have also been able to meet and collaborate [...]