Thought Leadership

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Our Capacity to Dream

This morning I had a hard time getting out of bed. When my alarm went off, I was deep in a dream and wasn’t certain if the alarm was real...
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Role Models and Trail Blazers

In January 1986, I was a fourteen-year-old girl, almost exactly the same age on average as our students at GVP, and I can vividly recall watching the Space Shuttle Challenger...
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The Practice of Love

In this time of online learning and virtual connections, I often see hearts and heart-filled emojis showing up in our emails, texts, and chat messages, even in those for school...
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Leading with Wisdom

This weekend GVP released a beautiful video from Nasteho, one of our incredible and inspiring GVP alumnae. She was recently recognized as a Posse Scholar and was accepted at...
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Our Shared Losses

This week we learned of the DeKalb County School District’s (DCSD) plan for the end of the school year. In general, GVP aims to follow their lead and calendar because...
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Teaching in the Time of Corona: A Reflection from Anne Garbarino

Anne Garbarino is the Form 2 & 3 English Language Arts teacher & Literacy Coordinator at Global Village Project, a school for refugee girls. "Ping!" "Ping, Ping, Ping!" Has become the...
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Sharing Our Stories

In the fall of 2014 and in my second year as Head of School at GVP, I was introduced via email to Susie Purcell and Synchronicity Theatre’s Playmaking for Girls...
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Privileges and Responsibilities

Our school took a much-needed and well-deserved Spring Break last week. I heard this morning from our School Support Specialist that students were not ready to even hear about returning...
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A Circle of Women

People often ask me about why GVP is exclusively for girls or, alternatively, whether we intend to do something similar for boys. This topic is almost certain to arise on...
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The Miracle That Is Each Moment

I have seen several posts online recently about how March feels like the “never-ending” month. Today, March has finally come to an end, and we begin the month of April,...