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[...]
Shalana Treadwell, Boston, MA, USA, March 2016
Katharine shares years of practical wisdom about working with girls and parents.  Her love for this work is evident, and[...]
Mimosa Agata Wiaterek, Finland, September 2016
I got lots of inspiration for my women circles and also for other workshops and ceremonies I hold for people,[...]
Kristi Norman, Dubuque, IA, USA, January 2014
Even though this training focuses on girls, I found so much that I can apply to my adolescent boys! I highly[...]
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 &[...]
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[...]
Susan Korsnick, USA, June 2014
The Mentor Training gave me wonderful tools - from a Sonata Planner to organize my sessions to activities that embrace the[...]
Sarah O’Rourke, Minneapolis, MN, USA, February 2014
If this course calls to you, answer with a YES! I just completed the training and it was wonderful. The[...]

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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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