Author Archive: Kimberly Spector Wolf
Kimberly Wolf, M.Ed. is the founder of Girlmentum Media, Inc. and ShimmerTeen.com, a health, wellness, and lifestyle site for teenage girls. Her dynamic experience as a teacher, mentor, and media executive gives her particular insight into finding, creating, and communicating engaging information to tees. She has worked with teen-focused organizations such as TeenLine, StepUp Women’s Network, and WriteGirl, and she has worked in cause marketing for companies including Jesse Dylan’s Wondros (formerly FreeForm) and TeenLife Media.
Kimberly graduated from Brown University with honors in Women’s Studies. She also holds an M.Ed. in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
She has been quoted on CNN.com, WebMD, and Health.com (under her maiden name, Kimberly Spector). As a national speaker, she has addressed communities at Cornell University, Brentwood School’s “It’s Our Turn” Young Women’s Conference, and individual middle and high schools.
Moira Bernstein wasn’t surprised when her daughter, Simone, started her own non-profit business at the age of 17. Throughout Simone’s childhood in St. Louis, Moira and her husband, Brad, stressed the importance of service, both through example and by actively raising their children’s awareness of social issues in the community. Each contributed significant time to the [...]
If you are a parent with a driving-age teen, you are probably terrified at the thought of your child behind the wheel. Maybe you’ve read the statistics. Had some frightening conversations with other parents. Or the mere experience of having your teen back the car out of your driveway was enough to scare you.
This was a landmark Olympics for America’s female competitors. They made up the majority of athletes representing the U.S and took home more than half of the U.S. medals, including 29 of our 46 golds. As NPR put it, “If American women had competed as their own country, they would have tied for third in [...]
Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released findings on teen sleep habits last month, the conversation around teen health has been marked by concern over the findings. With 68.9% of teens reporting less than adequate sleep (fewer than 8 hours a night), and the revelation that students lacking sleep are more likely [...]