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GEN in Houston: A Message for Girls from Rania Mankarious

On March 21st, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Rania Mankarious, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member   I was driving down the road. The song coming out of my back row was one I used to sing when…
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Reflections on the Women’s March on Austin

On March 14th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts   Although I wasn’t personally able to make it to the Women’s March on Austin, I wanted to find out about what some people had experienced through the…
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Girls Empowerment Network and Young Women’s Alliance Solidify Exclusive Nonprofit Partnership

On March 8th, 2017 by Elena Carey
For Immediate Release March 8, 2017   Contacts: GEN – Ami Kane // 512.808.4044, ext 105 // ami@girlsempowermentnetwork.org YWA – Lauren Adams // SeniorVP@youngwomensalliance.org   Girls Empowerment Network and Young Women’s Alliance Solidify…
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GEN in Houston: Marissa Marquez on How to See Other Women as Allies

On March 6th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Marissa Marquez, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member     Do you know Debbie Dimaio? How about Oprah Winfrey?   I am sure you have heard of Oprah, the world’s…
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Meet Our Spring 2017 GENterns!

On March 2nd, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
The Spring is in full effect as we are getting ready for our Girl Advocacy Day and We Are Girls Conference in Houston. Our Spring 2017 interns, or GENterns, have been working…
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Pathfinders and the Art of Negotation

On February 27th, 2017 by Ami
Contributed by: Christine Cox Reinauer, GEN's Board of Directors and the Pathfinder Giving Circle Chair GEN feels it’s important to teach girls about negotiation, not only because some may want to become…
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Meet our GENthusiast Society Leadership Team!

On February 13th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   In February 2016, GEN launched the GENthusiast Society, a giving circle and shared-interest group for supporters of Girls Empowerment Network. The group offers another way for GEN…
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GEN in Houston: #GENspiration – Channeling your inner toddler instead of your inner mean girl

On February 7th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by Allison Schaffer     What I would give to be three years old again.   Life was simple back then. Your friends were your friends. In fact, everyone was your…
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Make Your Flaws Your Strengths, and Other Lessons from We Are Girls Houston Keynote, Lizzie Velasquez

On February 6th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Jordan Watts, GEN Development Intern     Lizzie Velasquez is one of the Featured Conference Speakers for the We Are Girls Houston Conference 2017. A Texas native, she is widely…
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GEN in Houston: Laura Jaramillo Joins as Honorary Chair of We Are Girls Houston Conference

On February 6th, 2017 by Elena Carey
Girls Empowerment Network celebrates the announcement of the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Conference Honorary Chair, Laura Jaramillo. Laura is SVP and Southwest Region Community Development Manager in Government and Community Relations…
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