Episode 6 - Fostering Girl's Empowerment
Meredith Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, grew up in the journalism and comedy industry, working to tell the stories of young people whose voices often weren't getting heard. Her transition to Saturday Night Live is where she met Amy, and together they recognized the need for Smart Girls.
Amy Poehler's Smart Girls is a digital media library helping girls around the world find and form their identity. Growing up, both Meredith and Amy found a lack of resources for young adolescent women to turn to in their most trying and transformative moments. They aren't afraid to change the rules and believe that "you change the world by being yourself." Listen now!