This is a guest post by Taylor Boggs, a GLOW 2017 counselor. Camp GLOW 2017 has been hands down one of my favorite experiences of my entire Peace Corps service. The transformation these girls underwent was unbelievable. At the start of camp, they were shy and discouraged and within just 24 hours, they were outgoing and curious. I watched new friendships unfold and new ideas of feminism and sexual diversity penetrate their minds. The most rewarding moment during camp was the incredible attention and participation my co-facilitator, Bismarck, and I received during our sexuality session. Prior to the beginning of camp, … Continue reading Sexuality at its Finest
We have almost reached our fundraising goal for Camp GLOW 2018! In a final effort to encourage donations, this year’s co-directors Maura and Kate share a few of the many reasons why donating to camp is worthwhile. All money raised … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Donate to Camp GLOW: A Message from the Co-directors
In January I had the pleasure of taking two intelligent young women from my community to Camp GLOW (Girls Leading our World) 2017. As my experience with all the gender camps, it was an absolute honor watching them grow over … Continue reading A Reflection of Camp GLOW 2017
In Nicaragua, certain cultural factors, such as machismo, prohibit women from taking advantage of education and employment opportunities in order to fill socially constructed gender roles in the home. Camp GLOW aspires to break these social frameworks by exposing young … Continue reading Support Camp GLOW 2018: DONATE NOW!
Build them up. This seems like such a daunting task, but one that is necessary. Joining the Gender and Development Committee seemed like a daunting task … Continue reading Mini-Camp GLOW – San Juan del Río Coco
I’m near the close of my service and there are many conversations that I keep having throughout the two years here. In regards to gender, and what the people are really referring to is biological sex, there is the constant … Continue reading Intersectionality in Gender Development
In January, I spent a week as a counselor at camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) with 48 incredible female participants between the ages of 14 … Continue reading Gender Equality: Why It Matters
This is a guest post by Kelsey Schrenk, a Camp GLOW 2017 counselor. Change is slow, but profound. That is how I ended my last blog post, after reflecting on the transformation of my male students that attended Camp … Continue reading Campamento GLOW (Girls Leading Our World): Experiencing Change
This is a guest post by Coco Lim, a GLOW 2017 Counselor Campamento GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) is a week long camp for girls ages … Continue reading Camp GLOW 2017: ¿QUIÉN ERES? ¡SOY YO!