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How to Be an Empowered Young Woman

From the Show: Naturally Savvy
Summary: In a chaotic world, where airbrushed perfection is beauty, can you find your true beauty?
Air Date: 6/8/16
Duration: 10
Host: Andrea Donsky, RHN and Lisa Davis, MPH
Guest Bio: Naomi Katz, Author
Naomi-KatzNaomi Katz has made it her mission to banish the taboos about discussing teen sexuality and help girls stand up to peer pressure. BEAUTIFUL reveals in girls’ own words how they see themselves and how they feel about sex and the relentless messages that they must attain an impossible ideal of air-brushed perfection. Katz offers strategies to help young women cope with contemporary issues like body images, the media, relationships, competition and peer pressure. By providing solid and reassuring facts and supporting good decisions, Katz empowers girls to make intelligent choices based on what is best for them. Naomi is the visionary behind Beautiful Project, a movement dedicated to building self-confidence in women and girls. She is an educator who empowers women and girls to redefine culture by reclaiming the language they use to talk about themselves. Naomi has worked with young women for more than 15 years on four continents.
  • Book Title: Beautiful: Being an Empowered Young Woman
  • Guest Twitter Account: @modelselfesteem
How to Be an Empowered Young Woman
Do you remember your first kiss? Your first heartbreak? Your first bra? The first time your best friend betrayed you?

Beautiful: Being an Empowered Young Woman peels back the truth behind becoming a woman in a chaotic world where airbrushed perfection is beauty... when, in reality, beauty is who you are.

This revolutionary book offers strategies to help young women cope with contemporary issues, like body image, the media, relationships, competition, sex and peer pressure. It explores the way adolescents see and talk about themselves, and answers the big questions young women are afraid to ask.

Author Naomi Katz offers truths about conquering adolescence and cultivating a unique sense of self. Weaving together narratives of real teens, Katz, a teacher who has worked with young women all over the globe, provides inspiration for growing girls looking for guidance in an increasingly complicated world.
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