Girl Power: The Importance of Girl-Only Spaces

On September 24th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Karen Gaytán   In the developmental years of adolescence, boys and girls go through significant biological and social changes that guide them into adulthood. In an effort to keep students healthy…
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Global Girlhood: Moving Towards Justice

On September 8th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Jené Shepherd     With the UK hosting the first ever Girl Summit in London this past summer, girlhood issues are being put front and center on the global stage.…
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Building Healthy Relationships: A High School Perspective

On August 27th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Madeleine Broussard   As a senior in high school, I’ve been fortunate to learn the significance of healthy relationships in my life. I have also learned that it is important…
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Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves – Female Protagonists in Young Adult Novels

On August 15th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Christina Morales   According to NPR, there is a powerful group of young readers referred to as “The Book Girls” that are single-handedly driving the market for young adult novels…
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10 Helpful Study Habits for Girls

On July 28th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Arlette and Estefanie Flores   It’s that time again – girls are beginning to gear up for the new school year! And who better to share tips and tools for…
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Social Media Trends: Insight About #thinspo, #fitspo and #proana

On July 24th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Jené Shepherd   Content note: This blog post contains triggering material related to disordered eating. It is intended as an educational resource for parents and other adults.   With the…
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6 Best Practices for Helping Your Daughter Transition from High School to College

On July 22nd, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Claudia Arellano, AmeriCorps Summer VISTA and recent Texas State University graduate   Transitioning from high school to college is a life experience that is filled with lots of new activities,…
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We Are Girls Conference Featured Speakers Announced

On July 14th, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
This year at We Are Girls we have THREE featured conference speakers, and we’re thrilled to share their details with you! Check out this awesome, incredible and exhilarating line up, and get…
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9 Tips to Help Girls Sustain a Positive Body Image

On July 1st, 2014 by Brittany Yelverton
Combatting Limiting Beauty Ideals for the Long-term Contributed by: Janelle Lim, AmeriCorps Summer VISTA The Keep it Real Campaign reports that 80% of 10-year-old American girls say they have been on a…
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Welcome Brittany Yelverton!

On May 7th, 2014 by Blair Stirek
Please Welcome Our New Community Relations and Volunteer Manager                     We are thrilled to announce that we have hired a new Community Relations…
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