Valentine’s Day – Celebrating Love in All Its Forms!

On February 13th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Stephanie Steel   Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to love, a time to acknowledge the good relationships of all kinds in our lives. Stores are stocked with displays full…
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The Importance of Mentors for Girls and Young Women

On February 4th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Jana Collins, Operations Director   At GENaustin staff meetings, we often begin the meeting with an icebreaker led by a staff member or volunteer. At a recent staff meeting, the…
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Pathfinder Q&A with Julia Cuba Lewis

On February 3rd, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
(Left to right: Ami Kane, Development Director; Julia Cuba Lewis, Executive Director)   GENaustin's Executive Director, Julia Cuba Lewis, was asked to share her thoughts and insights on the importance of girl…
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New Pathfinder Leadership Summit for Young Women Now Accepting Applications

On January 26th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
This summer, we will hold our first-ever Pathfinder Leadership Summit, a weeklong program designed especially for young women currently in grades 9 – 12 who want to enhance their personal and professional…
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Garima at the Texas Conference for Women

On December 17th, 2014 by Ami
Garima Singh is an 11th grader at Westwood High School who volunteers for GENaustin. Thanks for sharing about your experience, Garima!   I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the…
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Create Body Positive Resolutions in 2015

On December 16th, 2014 by Ami
Contributed by Ami Kane, Development Director   The holiday season is joyous—what could be better than times with dear friends and family, expressing thanks, sharing gifts, and setting resolutions for a fantastic…
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Reflections on the 2014 We Are Girls Conference

On December 8th, 2014 by Ami
This blog post is a guest post by one of our high school leaders, Georgia Hernandez. Georgia is a senior at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders. This past November, she…
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What Interning at GENaustin Has Taught Me: Insight from Fall 2014 Interns

On December 4th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
This semester, GENaustin opened its doors to four ambitious, dedicated, and driven interns devoted to changing girls’ lives. With the year coming to an end, the interns have shared what the experience…
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GENaustin Gratitudes

On December 1st, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
This holiday season, GENaustin staff wants to share a few of the things that we’re thankful for:   The thousands of girls whose voices guide our programs to be successful and relevant.…
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Inspiring Interview: Violeta America Rosales

On November 20th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
  Contributed by: Karen Gaytán   If I have learned one thing about women leaders, it is that resilience, drive and compassion can fuel you to reach even the goals that seem…
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