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Terry’s Picks: KitSplit Mentors, Superhero Study, Confidence Gap

KitSplit Mentors: Our friends at KitSplit are offering free coaching sessions for women in film and video.

Superhero Study: A new study from BBC America and the Women’s Media Center reveals the lack of female representation in sci-fi – and posits how seeing more female superheroes could affect the confidence of young girls.

Confidence Gap: Superheroes aside, The New York Times offers important tips for parents to help their daughters gain confidence, especially between the ages of 8 to 14, when confidence in young women drops by as much as 30%.

(Image by Stephanie DeAngelis, The New York Times)
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