97% of teens ages 13-17 use social media. More than 3 hours of social media increases the risk of mental health issues.*
The use of computer systems to cause, facilitate, or threaten violence against individuals or groups of individuals.
The use of electronic communication to bully a person or persons by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.
Each school participating in the program will host an annual student government body by grade. Students will learn the following:
The act (through online media outlets of intentionally damaging the good reputation of someone else.
Recognizing a potentially harmful situation or interaction and choosing to respond in a way that could positively influence the outcome.
Boss Girl Inc partners with various programs, professionals, and law enforcers to educate girls how to identify and combat critical areas of terrorism. We work with the girls to instill confidence and understanding of when and how to engage a third party without risking themselves or anyone around them while minimizing the risk of losing trust amongst their peers.
*Anderson M., Jiang J. Teens, Social Media & Technology. 2018. [(accessed on 15 March 2021)]. Available online: https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2018/05/31/teens-social-media-technology-2018/ [Ref list]