Michelle Cove
September 30, 2018

MEDIAGIRLS @ Excel: How Media Influences the Way Girls Value Themselves

At MEDIAGIRLS, we start our program by focusing on what media is comprised of, how exactly media portrays “the perfect girl,” and what stereotypes arise across races and cultures. Girls compare media’s “perfect girl” to their own physical appearance, and discuss how this disconnect – and the impossibility of meeting media’s beauty standard – negatively impacts girls. Here’s how the MEDIAGIRLS of Excel Academy Charter School expressed the difference between media’s beauty expectations and their own appearances.

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