Dove Movement for Self-Esteem Role Models #DoveInspired

The Third Annual Dove Movement for Self-Esteem campaign is starting off by providing girls, tweens and teens with information on positive female role models to emulate and help them reach their full potential. Role models make a positive difference in the lives of others, even if it’s just one person.

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Encouraging female role models are real women: professionals, those working in the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and mathematics, those working in male dominated fields, mothers (biological, adoptive, foster step-mothers and anyone who takes on that role) and women who focus on being kind to others, including strangers or their own family.

With a tween daughter of my own, I do my best to inform her about positive role models, but the media, including TV, movies and the internet Dove Movement for Self-Esteem Bannercan outdo my work too easily. It’s an ongoing battle. I use books, news channels, newspapers, the Dove website and the Dove YouTube site to help me out.

Dove wants these women to be famous! Instead of looking up to women who are famous based on beauty; let’s teach young women to be inspired by women who are intelligent, take a stance that is different from others and who are kind. Tomorrow, June 9 take part in the Girl Scouts Rock The Mall livestream on Facebook with Mandy Moore. (RSVP to attend.) She’ll be recognizing role models and you’ll have the chance to chat and comment on the performers.

On June 10, the first video in the series of “Real Women” will go live on the Dove Facebook page and you can give a shout out to the female role models in your life. A new video will be introduced each week, so be sure to check it out. You’re sure to be inspired! The past videos have been touching and encouraging.

Learn more about the Dove Movement for Self-Esteem get free tools and resources and learn about Dove’s partners by visiting Dove.com. Click on the “Social Mission” link at the top of the page. Invite a young woman and help to inspire her to reach her full potential.

Disclosure: I am partnering with Dove for the Dove Movement for Self-Esteem Campaign. Although I am being compensated for writing posts, I strongly believe in this project.

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Connie Roberts

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Living in the Tampa Bay area, I'm lucky enough to see beautiful sunsets almost every day. Although life can be difficult at times, focusing on the positive and being with my family is what gets me through.

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Comments

  1. What a great program Dove has going on here. As a mother of two girls I hope that in their lifetime they will have the self confidence to love themselves they way they are as well as look up to positive role models that have brains and beauty.
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  2. I love that Dove has such a great message for women and girls. I still love the campaign from a couple of years ago with all of the naked women showing off what a real woman looks like. Another good one from Dove.
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  3. What a great campaign! I think more young women need these kind of role models to look up to!
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  4. I’m looking forward to seeing the “Real Women ” they choose!
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  5. I have always loved how hard Dove has worked to improve girls’ self-esteem and focus on REAL people instead of models. I hope that my own daughters will grow up knowing that they are beautiful no matter what!

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