GirlTalk Blog

The GirlTalk blog provides valuable thought leadership around topics relevant to parents of school-aged daughters.



4 Myths About Girls' Schools

At all-girls schools, girls work collaboratively, take risks together, and grow into bold, confident young women who are ready to change the world. They don’t just make friendships that last through high school, they make friendships that last..

Book Recommendations for Girls


Reading for pleasure is proven to have a positive impact on girls’ lives. A 2014 survey of just over 1,000 children by Scholastic, the children’s book publisher, found that children who are read aloud to at home are more likely to read on their..

It's a Beautiful Day in the Ellis Neighborhood


Surrounded by six different neighborhoods, The Ellis School is in the heart of Pittsburgh’s East End. With museums, parks, restaurants, and coffee shops a short walk away from campus, there are plenty of family-friendly activities, places, and..

5 Reasons to Consider an All-girls School


Choosing a school for your daughter can be a daunting task. As a parent, you want to find a place where she’ll feel challenged and engaged—but also supported, nurtured, and comfortable as she matures and grows. Luckily for you (and your..