Girls' Schools Celebrate International Women's Day Everyday

Catherine Hant, Head of School
Recently, a group of students led an inspiring all-school assembly in honour of tomorrow’s International Women’s Day. Together, we talked about the idea that when women and girls are inspired to be included, there’s a sense of belonging, relevance and empowerment. 

At SMLS, we often talk about the value of being at an all-girls school. The confidence, the engagement, the leadership skills and aspirations, that an all-girls environment fosters and nurtures are well documented in research. We are fortunate to be part of this inspiring community, and as International Women’s Day comes around, it is an important reminder that we are part of something bigger than ourselves here at SMLS. We are part of a movement that is critical to the future. Together, we are breaking down barriers, challenging assumptions and ensuring that women world over can be their true selves without worry. Thank you for being a part of this movement. 

In a quote I borrowed from the Confidence Code for Girls, my wish for every Millie and for all the inspired girls and empowered women around the world is that you may “continue to take risks, messing up and becoming your amazingly imperfect, totally powerful self.” Our Millies accomplish incredible things, and we are proud to offer them the kind of 

In celebration of inspired girls and empowered women,