Lean In Launches a ‘Ban Bossy’ Campaign for Girls

On March 11th, 2014 by Maria
 The Girls Leadership Institute and Lean In have joined forces in a new campaign to encourage girls to be leaders called "Ban Bossy."  As GENaustin has talked about before on this blog,…
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#GENuineBeautyIs Success!

On March 4th, 2014 by Blair Stirek
What makes you, your best friend, a stranger on the street, your sister, or anyone else genuinely beautiful? Is it the energy you feel when they walk into a room or perhaps…
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Career Week at clubGEN was Awesome!

On March 2nd, 2014 by Maria
Thank you to all of the amazing women who came out and shared their wisdom and experiences with clubGEN girls at Career Week. During Career Week, women from all over the community…
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GENaustin is a Wearable Hope Featured Campaign This Week! Get Your T-Shirts Now!

On February 25th, 2014 by Maria
From February 25th to March 3rd, GENaustin is the featured campaign for Wearable Hope. They've designed two awesome t-shirts for us. When you buy one, not only do you get an awesome…
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Redefining Girly: An Interview with Melissa Wardy

On February 16th, 2014 by Maria
    Melissa Atkins Wardy is the founder of Pigtail Pals and Ballcap Buddies, an amazing online resource for parents seeking to empower their daughters. Her new book Redefining Girly addresses an…
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Finally, an Alternative to Clichéd Stock Photos

On February 12th, 2014 by Maria
Goodbye, women laughing alone with salad. has taken on a new project which will hopefully banish some of the worse examples of stock photography from news stories about women. They've decided…
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Support Girls by Giving to our Big Brave Team

On February 3rd, 2014 by Maria
This February, an amazing team of women is facing their fears and achieving life-long goals, all in the name of encouraging girls. Big Brave is a 5-week challenge where our six team…
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Conversation Starters

How to Talk to Girls Without Complimenting Their Appearance

On January 30th, 2014 by Maria
We've all done it. When meeting a little girl for the first time, or wanting to break the ice with an adult woman, even, we resort first to complimenting her appearance.  For…
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America’s First Female Rocket Scientist

On January 9th, 2014 by Maria
  The website Women You Should Know recently highlighted Mary Sherman Morgan, a female rocket scientist whose contributions to America's golden age of space exploration have largely been forgotten:   In 1957,…
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Celebrating Emily Young, GENaustin’s January Volunteer of the Month

On January 8th, 2014 by Maria
    GENaustin's clubGEN program, our after-school program for girls grades 4-8, is lucky to have Emily as one of its amazing volunteers. She shared some of her experiences in the program…
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