By Girls, For Girls

By Girls, For Girls is a project that explores adolescent girls' health and wellness. Since 1997, with the support of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Leslie Jaffe, director of health services at Smith has been teaching a By Girls, For Girls course for students attending the Smith College Summer Science and Engineering Program for high school girls. The results of the work in this course are available as the following print, Web and video resources—presenting an honest and moving portrayal of the unrelenting pressures in the lives of adolescent girls that resonates with parents, educators and students, for use in schools and programs around the world.

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