Skip Navigation

Main sections

Skip section navigation (navigation may have changed)

Section navigation

girlshealth.gov logo

http://www.girlshealth.gov/

November, 2006

Britni Lonesome
Teen researcher seeks better way to treat tuberculosis

When you were younger, did you want to grow up to find the cure for a disease or help millions of people find comfort? At 18 years of age, Britni Lonesome of Baltimore, MD did just that. She worked on a way to help tuberculosis patients take less medicine. She helped find a way for them to take one kind of medication over three months instead of the four pills they now swallow every day for up to nine months! Read more about what she does every day to make the world (and herself) a healthier place!

September, 2006

Juliana Ho
Motivated intern takes Washington, D.C. by storm

If you ever thought you had a lot packed in one day, you'll love to read about how Juliana Ho spent the first few months of 2006 as a Congressional page in Washington, D.C. Up before dawn, to school at 6:15 a.m., and then sometimes working until 11:00 p.m. — Juliana got a taste of what working on the Hill is like! Read her Spotlight On interview and her suggestions about what it takes to get a great internship.

July, 2006

Stephanie "Kira" Dye
Lifting spirits and raising money with music

Do you play a musical instrument? Have you ever thought to use your talent to raise money for a charity or two? Stephanie "Kira" Dye has been playing the cello since she was 5-years-old. For the past few years, she has raised thousands of dollars for charities in her home town of St. Louis, MO! Read her interview and find out what else this future soloist does for fun.
 

April, 2006

Leah Larson
Creating a voice for girls in America and around the world

Do you play a musical instrument? Have you ever thought to use your talent to raise money for a charity or two? Stephanie "Kira" Dye has been playing the cello since she was 5-years-old. For the past few years, she has raised thousands of dollars for charities in her home town of St. Louis, MO! Read her interview and find out what else this future soloist does for fun.

February, 2006

Anna Neustaedter
Raising money and raising awareness

Getting through a tough situation usually requires the help of a few good friends. That is what happened to Anna, a girl who battled an eating disorder but turned to her friends, family, doctors, and even traveled to recover. She started her own charity to help raise awareness about eating disorders by selling sweets to kids and people around town. Read her inspiring story to learn more about her ongoing recovery and how she's an inspiration to everyone around her.

Content last reviewed February 01, 2006
Page last updated November 01, 2006

top