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Charlie’s Angels: Feminism or Fauxism?

On December 6th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Molly von Berg    The resurgence of Girl Power in the early 2000's was heavily supported in pop culture. Destiny's Child, The Powderpuff girls, TLC and many others were present on the Girl Power…
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Self-Compassion: A New Year’s Resolution!

On December 5th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Tori Volanski   As we near the end of the year it is easy to start thinking about what changes we want to make in 2018. We might want to…
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GEN in the News: GIRLS FROM ACROSS TEXAS CONVENE IN AUSTIN FOR ‘WE ARE GIRLS’ CONFERENCE

On November 13th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Originally published by Spectrum News Staff  |  November 4, 2017 @3:44 PM GIRLS FROM ACROSS TEXAS CONVENE IN AUSTIN FOR 'WE ARE GIRLS' CONFERENCE   Link to video: http://spectrumlocalnews.com/tx/san-antonio/news/2017/11/04/girls-from-across-texas-convene-in-austin-for--we-are-girls--conference-   AUSTIN, Texas --…
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GEN in the News: “We Are Girls Conference in Austin” on Fox 7 Austin

On November 13th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Originally posted by Fox 7 Austin on NOV 06 2017 02:08PM CST  We Are Girls Conference in Austin Link to video: http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/we-are-girls-conference-in-austin   The Girls Empowerment Network marked a major milestone as it held…
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GEN in the News: Inside Austin Radio Interview

On November 13th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Listen to Brittany's (our Community Relations and Volunteer Manager) interview with Mathew Alvarez of Inside Austin. It also can be found on Mix 947 6am, 959 Rnb 6am, Majic 955 7am, Talk 1370AM 8pm.…
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GEN in the News: “Girls Empowerment Network: We Are Girls” on KVUE

On November 3rd, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Our GENcredible Program Director here at GEN, Caroline Crawford, was on KVUE this week to promote #wearegirlstx which is taking place TOMORROW! Spread the word and check out her interview here:  …
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GEN in the News: Lizzie Velásquez found life beyond being known for looking different

On November 3rd, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Originally published: 12:00 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017, By Nicole Villalpando - American-Statesman Staff Lizzie Velásquez found life beyond being known for looking different  It’s an interesting quandary. Lizzie Velásquez, 28, rose to…
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(#3) Good Things Come In Threes: Three Up & Coming WAG Presenters

On November 3rd, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Good things come in threes, including our highlighted We are Girls Austin Presenters of 2017! We interviewed three wonderful women, all presenting at We Are Girls on 11/4, about their organizations and…
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Why You Should Reposition Failure to Boost Your Daughter’s Esteem and Help Her Start Anew

On November 1st, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
Failure is a scary word - especially to a pre-teen girl. And no one wants to see their daughter bring home a bad grade or come home upset because she is being…
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When Your Daughter Needs Help Dreaming Outside the Box

On October 30th, 2017 by Brittany Yelverton
When you were a pre-teen, do you remember the labels you had for yourself? A bookworm, a nerd, a tomboy, or a sporty-girl? Do you find your daughter similarly labeling herself and…
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