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 >

MENTORING GIRLS TRAINING: TESTIMONIALS

Lana Kevic, Toronto, Canada, September 2015
So much valuable content and information that has been incredibly helpful to me in creating women's circles!  From content ideas and activities[...]
Mali Parke, Washington DC, USA, March 2014
The richest, most fun training I have taken in years. And what a group of women you will find! Katharine[...]
Sarah Smith, Inverness, Scotland, November 2013
I cannot say enough positive about this training in mentoring girl's coming of age circles. This work is deeply important[...]
Aditya Moon, NSW, Australia, August 2016
Expanded the knowledge beyond my expectations. Really helped grow my confidence in how to successfully run my own circles. Worth[...]
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[...]
L.F., Dunmore East, Ireland, February 2014
These sessions are moving me deeply and inviting reflection and change.   I am embracing the change that your course is[...]
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[...]
Bee Bee Aum, Auckland, New Zealand, February 2014
How can I describe this amazing course and its immense value? I am grateful to be on the revelatory &[...]

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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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