The World of Adolescent Girls Today
Twenty-five years after the publication of Pipher’s groundbreaking book Reviving Ophelia, the evidence suggests that many adolescent girls continue to struggle not just because of dysfunctional families, but because of a misogynistic, girl-poisoning culture.
Since the launch of the iPhone in 2007 and the enormous growth of social media, their depression and suicide rates have soared.
In this session recording, a mother–daughter team of copresenters will explore the impact of the digital age and the links between the decline in face-to-face interactions and the increase in adolescent girls’ levels of loneliness and despair.
Mary Pipher, PhD.
Mary Pipher, PhD, is the author of 10 books, including her latest, Women Rowing North: Navigating the Developmental Challenges of Aging.
Financial: Mary Pipher is an author who receives royalties.
Non-financial: Mary Pipher has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Sara Gilliam, MFA, MEd
Sara Gilliam, MFA, MEd, is Editor-in-Chief of Exchange, the leading magazine for early childhood professionals.
Financial: Sara Gilliam is the founder of Pyrenees Consulting. She is Editor-in Chief for the Exchange Magazine.
Non-financial: Sara Gilliam has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.