We train women to mentor girls and lead Girls' Circles
... so girls everywhere may thrive on their journey to womanhood.


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JOYW Girls' Circle by JOYW artist Karen MackKenzie

Journey of Young Women trains, supports, and connects a global community of mentors who guide girls on their transformative journey to womanhood.  Girls are offered circle-based mentorship and rites of passage.

Our unique mentor-led Girls’ Circles provide girls the crucial guidance they need to navigate puberty, adolescence and young adulthood with joy, intentionality and strength.

In Girls' Circles led by trained mentors, each girl learns to ... MORE>

Be a Mentor

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Journey of Young Women offers adult women
who want to mentor girls
a comprehensive, interactive, online training.

Learn to mentor girls, lead Girls' Circles, and offer Coming of Age to girls.

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What Girls Say about Girls Circles

"My mom is going nuts with self-care because our mentor said that we don't need anyone's permission. It's like she discovered another planet or something. Why would you feel guilty for taking a bath? I don't get it, but I am going to make sure to do things that I really enjoy all the time. It's part of life and if someone wants to brainwash me otherwise, they can forget it."     Read more >

  What else do girls say about Girls' Circles?    >>>>

MENTORING GIRLS TRAINING: TESTIMONIALS

Linda Cirella, Vancouver Island, Canada, December 2013
I have learned so much about mentoring girls to be healthy - physically, emotionally, socially & spiritually. I have received[...]
Magdalena Bartoszewska, Warszawa, Poland, August 2016
Full of life, wit and genuine wisdom. Numerous examples of activities to do with the girls and how to handle[...]
Raina Gardner, Winlaw, Canada, October 2016
I have been mentoring girls as a co-founder and facilitator in the Maiden Star Coming of Age Programs since 2011.[...]
Sasha Moss, Greenwood, Australia, October 2016
Imagine if we could give every one of our girls this time and space from such a young age, that[...]
Belinda Payne, Queensland, Australia, March 2016
My mind is blown with so much new knowledge. My circles and programs are now evolving into something so much[...]
Cassandra, Gold Coast, Australia, June 2016
Working through the Mentoring Girls Certificate Training has opened up a whole new pathway for my daughter and I. This[...]
Tarra Corcoran, Folsom, CA, USA, September 2016
Finding JOYW was like finding the light within. I had no idea how fulfilling it would feel to circle with[...]
Patanjali, Seattle, WA, USA, January 2017
I am currently participating in the Certificate Training and this is by far one of the best trainings I have[...]

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Learn to lead Girls' Circles

journey of young women

Journey of Young Women offers adult women
who want to mentor girls
a comprehensive, interactive, online training.

Learn to mentor girls, lead Girls' Circles, and offer Coming of Age to girls.

Katharine Krueger

Photo by O. Katieb, July 2013

Thank you so much for your interest in empowering girls.

It is time!

Please contact me if you have questions about our work.

in sisterhood,

Katharine Krueger

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