13 Reasons Why the Girl in Your Life Should be in GEN

On June 8th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey, Development Coordinator   CONTENT NOTE: This blog post discusses suicide and other sensitive topics.   Here at GEN, we believe girls are powerful and we help them believe…
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GEN in Houston: An Interview with Kim Gandy

On May 18th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Kim Gandy, We Are Girls Houston Volunteer Leadership Committee Member, and Elena Carey   Kim Gandy served on the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Volunteer Leadership Committee and helped fundraise for…
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GEN in Houston: An Interview with Shenequa Animashaun

On May 18th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Shenequa Animashaun, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member, and Elena Carey   Shenequa Animashaun is an incredible GEN advocate. She served on the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Host…
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6 times I needed GEN growing up, why I am now a GENthusiast, and why you would love it too

On May 7th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Courtney Grams, GENthusiast Society Communications Co-Chair     1.) That time (8 years) when I was in volleyball and felt very self-conscious about my weight as I traipsed around in…
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Donations of supplies wanted for campGEN

On May 5th, 2017 by Elena Carey
We are so excited for our first session of campGEN this summer. We have a lot of fun activities that help ignite girls' power planned and we would love your support in…
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A Recap of the GENthusiast Society Salon: Self-Care Panel

On May 4th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts, GEN Development Intern   GENthusiast Society, a giving society and shared interest group for supporters of GEN, has launched their 180 for 180 campaign. 180 for 180 aims…
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Target Says It’s Bikini Season For Every Body

On April 25th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts, GEN Development Intern     With bikini season quickly approaching, it is easy to quickly become discouraged by our bodies. It seems that every swimsuit model has a…
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GEN In The News: Pathfinder Leadership Summit 2017

On April 20th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Girls Empowerment Network's Pathfinder Leadership Summit Fosters Personal And Professional Development Originally published on austin360.com by Nicole Villalpando on Feb 24, 2017.    The high school girls at Girls Empowerment Network’s Pathfinder Leadership…
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GEN Says: Tips for Parents

On April 12th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
In our twenty years of working with girls and the adults who care about them, Girls Empowerment Network (GEN) has developed a strong foundation of expertise on the pressures of girlhood. These…
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GEN In The News: We Are Girls Conference Austin 2016

On April 11th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
We Are Girls conference this weekend Originally published on KVUE.com on November 3, 2016.   [video width="854" height="480" mp4="http://girlsempowermentnetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/We-Are-Girls-ATX-16.mp4"][/video]   Interview with Program Coordinator, Angie Velasquez.   We Are Girls Conference in Austin 2016…
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