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Press / Media

URSTRONG is gaining international exposure every day!

Our Founder and Friendship Expert, Dana Kerford, has been featured on TV shows, radio programs, newspapers, magazines, and blogging sites across the world. Check out some of our mentions below.

For all media, interview, and appearance inquiries please contact info@urstrong.com.

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Title Publication/Network Date
Grab Your Tissues! URSTRONG June 2017
“We’re here for you!” URSTRONG North America May 2017
“What if my child is the bully?” URSTRONG Australia May 2017
Friendship Firefighters Australia CHILD Magazine April 2017
Give up the Ghost STELLAR Magazine March 2017
What if your child is the bully? The Sydney Morning Herald March 2017
Friendship Fire® in a Digital World URSTRONG March 2017
Have you always wanted to bring URSTRONG to your child’s school? URSTRONG March 2017
Dana & Michael Kerford – Recognize your passions – the key to living a creative life Calgary Arts Development February 2017
Parents: Think of yourself as a “Friendship Coach” URSTRONG February 2017
3 ways to transform your child’s school URSTRONG Australia February 2017
Tots to Teens – Healthy Friendships CTV News – Winnipeg January 2017
Texts from last fight GIRLFRIENDMAG December 2016
Should parents get involved in their kids’ Friendship Fires®? URSTRONG November 2016
Parents in the playground: Should we get involved in our kids’ friendships? The Sydney Morning Herald November 2016
Making Friends: Insights on Friendship from the World’s Leading Experts – Pt. 7a, Dana Kerford The Huffington Post November 2016
Should parents get involved in their kids’ Friendship Fires®? URSTRONG November 2016
QuickTip: Don’t Get Caught in a Friendship Sandwich URSTRONG October 2016
Man, I feel like a wingwoman GIRLFRIENDMAG September 2016
What I Would Tell My Tween Self Tweenhood September 2016
How to Take Control & Feel Heard URSTRONG September 2016
Taming Butterflies, Dana Kerford MOMPRENEURS September 2016
Building relationships and impacting future generations with friendship expert, Dana Kerford The Balancing Act Podcast September 2016
We Have Exciting News! URSTRONG August 2016
‘I’m Fighting To Be Free In My Friendships!” URSTRONG July 2016
How to handle a friend who trashes your vacation home Chicago Tribune July 2016
Can One Person Really Change The World? URSTRONG June 2016
The 5 Friends Every Mother Needs MomZette June 2016
The Stress of Tween Birthday Parties Tweenhood May 2016
Hot Topic Alert: Birthday Parties URSTRONG May 2016
Dana Kerford GirlPower & GoodGuys receives Mompreneurs® Momentum Award Mompreneur® April 2016
7 Ways To Minimize Drama In Your Life Bustle April 2016
Founder & CEO attend invite-only Conference at the White House The White House April 2016
GirlPower & GoodGuys invited to attend an exclusive White House Conference The Washington Post April 2016
Suck It Up Buttercup! URSTRONG April 2016
A Unique Way To Navigate Friendship Northshore Times March 2016
And The Winners Are Mompreneurs® March 2016
Workshops Inspire Friendship Benches Guardian Express March 2016
Girls Design A Friends Bench Stirling Times March 2016
Bench Time Is Proving Beneficial Guardian Express March 2016
Signs a Tween is Coping with an Unhealthy Friendship Tweenhood March 2016
Mompreneur Finalist from Calgary; Dana Kerford, Founder and Friendship Expert, GirlPower & GoodGuys Global News February 2016
Local Mompreneur® Finalist Announcement Mompreneur® February 2016
10 Good Reasons to NOT Call the Other Child’s Parents Tweenhood February 2016
Announcing ONLINE Workshops! URSTRONG February 2016
Finalist – Mompreneur® ‘Momentum’ Award – Service Based or Non-Profit Oriented Mompreneur® January 2016
GirlPower & GoodGuys Tip Of The Month West Springs Cougar Ridge Community Newsletter January 2016
New Year, Fresh Start! URSTRONG January 2016
GirlPower & GoodGuys Tip Of The Month West Springs Cougar Ridge Community Newsletter December 2015
Friendship Tips for Adolescent Girls & Parents of Tweens Coachkeisha.com November 2015
GirlPower & GoodGuys Tip Of The Month West Springs Cougar Ridge Community Newsletter November 2015
Australia CHILD Magazine CHILD Magazine July 2015
GirlPower and GoodGuys present at the Rotary Club Rotary Club April 2015
Dana Kerford: 2015 Nominee for Top 40 Under 40 Avenue Calgary February 2015
Let’s Be Friends Boys & Girls Club of Airdrie March 2015
9 Signs You Should Reconsider a Friendship Livestrong.com February 2015
Raising “Good Guys” Breakfast Television January 2015
Friendship Fires – Do’s and Don’ts for Supporting Tween Girls Tweenhood December 2014
Calgary-based Girlpower helps gals put out friendship fires Canada Standard/Calgary Herald September 2014
Picture of the Week Calgary Herald August 2014
Let’s Be Friends – Helping your Tween Discover & Develop Friendships that Feel Good Calgary’s Child Magazine August 2014
GoodGuys: A Friendship Program for Tween Boys Today Tonight June 2014
Stand up to bullies – a new program for boys MyWitness June 2014
Dana Kerford Interviewed by Lisa Wilkinson in Sydney, Australia The Today Show May 2014
Teaching Tweens to be Kind 9 News Perth May 2014
Meet Dana Kerford Seriously BA Women April 2014
Boys taught it is OK to cry

Note misquote: “We will talk about the key issues boys are facing, and emasculating those things, putting a feminine quality to their friendships,” should read: “We will talk about key issues boys are facing, SUCH AS the emasculation of emotions/feelings.”

The West Australian April 2014
GirlPower growing in Australia Perth College April 2014
Seminars helping parents of tween girls through “friendship fires” The North Shore Times April 2014
From Bullies to Besties Savvy Mom January 2014
GirlPower comes to High River High River Times January 2014
Spreading girl power Strathmore Standard January 2014
Children Turn to Therapy to talk Peer Issues MacLean’s Magazine December 2013
GirlPower on CTV’s daytime talk show, The Social The Social, CTV November 2013
BSS Hosts GirlPower – Language of Friendship Snapd, North Toronto November 2013
GirlPower at Summit School of Ahwatukee Ahwatukee Foothills News October 2013
Girl Power Inc. Youth Are Awesome July 2013
Beat the Bullies Seven News Perth May 2013
Perth College take proactive approach to friendships Perth College May 2013
Spreading the GirlPower Message Beyond Perth College Perth College May 2013
How to beat the bullies Sunrise May 2013
Learning how to stand up to bullies The West Australian May 2013
Girls learn the true meaning of Friendship Brisbane Catholic Education April 2013
Workshop addresses friendship battles Okotoks Western Wheel April 2013
GirlPower and Womentum bring Finding Kind documentary to Calgary Breakfast Television February 2013
How Dana Kerford is creating a culture of respect amongst women FIERCE January 2013
Girl Advocate of the Year Stiletto Women January 2013
Girl Power My Dirt Blog November 2012
GirlPower Battles Bullying Alberta Primetime November 2012
Education Act will have strongest anti-bullying legislation in country, minister says Calgary Herald October 2012
Sugar and Spice, but Not Always Nice: One Woman’s Quest to Put an End to Mean Girls Mommy Warriors Blog October 2012
Girl Power The Brighter Side October 2012
Girl power in Uxbridge Times Journal (Uxbridge, ON) September 2012
Teasing on the bus “Ask the Expert” in Today’s Parent Magazine April 2012
2011 Top Part-Time Entrepreneurs International Alliance of Part-time Entrepreneurs March 2012
Kicking self-esteem into high gear with GirlPower Metro News November 2011
Eva’s Story SheHeroes October 2011
GirlPower Workshops Help Tween Girls Stand up to Bullying PRWeb October 2011
“GirlPower” aims to help girls deal with bullying 660 News October 2011
GirlPower’s tips on Back to School Butterflies Breakfast Televsion September 2011
What is GirlPower? (Promotional Video) GirlPower 2011