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

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[...]
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[...]
Lana Kevic, Toronto, Canada, September 2015
Beside guidance for young women's circles, the training has been incredibly helpful to me in creating  women's circles. From content[...]
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[...]
Melissa Korth, Alberta, Canada, January 2015
This training was AMAZING! Well worth the investment. I gained incredible knowledge and useful skills that have been a huge benefit[...]
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[...]
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[...]

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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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