State of the Girl: The Inspiring Greta Thunberg

May 20, 2019 by Guest Student Author

Astrid Newton '23 is on the Teen Advisory Board for Miss Heard Media. This is her third post for them, published on May 15, 2019


As girls and young women, our opportunities have opened up greatly within the past couple of decades. That’s not to imply that we don’t have a long way to go in the fight for equality, but it seems that now more than ever we have powerful women cropping up in the media. For this month’s theme, State of the Girl, I would like to reflect upon teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg’s recent influence, as her knowledge, eloquence and passion has already inspired many audiences internationally.

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Filed Under: Student Writing, Student Activism, Miss Heard Media, Girl Power