We Are Girls Houston | Girls Empowerment Network

Thank you to our We Are Girls Houston 2017 Sponsors:


The Benge Hury Foundation, The DiPortanova Foundation, Mandy Kao/Titan Management, Positively Simple Health


The We Are Girls Conference, produced by The Girls Empowerment Network, is a statewide, multi-city event designed especially for girls in grades 3-8 and the adults who care about them. Founded in 2008 the 2016/2017 theme is “Find Your Power.” On April 29, 2017, we’ll hold our 2nd annual We Are Girls Conference in Houston! If you’re interested in becoming involved with We Are Girls Houston, please complete the Houston Engagement Form. Thank you for your support!


WAG Houston 2015 Group



Houston Engagement Form

About the Conference

The We Are Girls Conference, produced by Girls Empowerment Network, is a statewide, multi-city event designed especially for girls in grades 3-8 and the adults who care about them. Originated in 2008, the 2016-2017 theme is ‘Find Your Power.’ Featuring skill-building workshops and dynamic presentations, the We Are Girls Conference connects girls to relatable role models and encourages healthy relationships, educational discovery, and creative self-expression.

Saturday, April 29th, 2017 | Hogg Middle School

We Are Girls - Houston Host Committee


• Helping bring GEN’s programming to Houston •

Jenny Gustafson, Committee Chair
Shenequa Bedford Animashaun, Rebecca Barvin, Elisabeth Bates, Aimee Bertrand, Lauren Blachman, Mary Blitzer, Jonti Bolles, Carla Brailey, Amber Burton, Stephanie Campbell, Toni Candis, Amanda Cloud, Sandra Davis, Lani De La Garza, Anna Eastman, Veronica Garcia, Christina Gorczynski, Mimi Hayes, Kelly Adels Hess, Jennifer Herring, Reda Hicks, Marisa Hilliard, Claudia Ortega Hogue, Brandi Holmes, Dena Gray Hughes, Tracie Jae, Laura Jaramillo, Misty Ann Kahn, Januari Leo, Claudia Magallan, Julie Marin, Sunni Markowitz, Samantha Martinez, Mia Mends, Cathy Mincberg, Mallory Mincberg, Irileria Muhammad, Lindsay Muñoz, Melanie Pang, Maria Palacios, Irina Reshetnikova, Grace Rodriguez, Olga Llamas Rodriguez, Dr. Michele Sabino, Lauren Santerre, Ann Best Scott, Allison Schaffer, Sara Speer Selber, Joy Sewing, Courtenay Siegfried, Manpreet Singh, Sonia Soto, Kimberly Sterling, Lisa Strauss, Angela Sugarek, Kendall Toarmina, Stephanie Tobor, Diane Trautman, Stefani Twyford, Christy VanZandt, Cynthia Vargas, Gia Washington, Yvette Casares Willis

Become a Conference Speaker

 Applications to present at We Are Girls Houston are now closed.

Register Girls for We Are Girls - Houston

Sponsor the Conference
  • Sponsoring the Conference? Take a look at the Sponsorship packet:

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Watch the Conference Video

Get a sense of the event by checking out:

2015 We Are Girls Conference Video:

2015 We Are Girls Houston program:

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