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Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Kasia Kovacs

Amy Poehler is a brilliant comedian; she is also the creator of 'Smart Girls,' an online network where girls are encouraged to change the world by being themselves. The website includes YouTube shows, a blog, campaigns, and other resources to teach girls to pursue what excites them (rather than the alternative--comparing themselves in a negative light to others). As Amy says, “You become more attractive when you love yourself. You attract the right things when you have a sense of who you are."

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  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    This is one of my favorite things a comedian has ever done. The fact that she is actually making impact makes me so happy- bec not many comedians think beyond their work/television/getting famous. I love how George Carlin really made great statements about politics/social impact/the environment- but this takes it to a new level. Do you know of other comedians that are making impact?

    • Kasia Kovacs

      I know that some wealthy comedians give to charity, but I haven't heard of anyone actively campaigning to make a change like Amy Poehler. I agree--it's my favorite thing a comedian has done too!