Pathfinder Interview Series: CJ Legare

On April 7th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Arielle Scherr                   I had the opportunity to sit down with CJ Legare, founder of Functional Girl and featured speaker for our…
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Eight Easy Ways to Show Appreciation for the Girls in Your Life

On April 6th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Angie Velazquez   Here at GENaustin, we are celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Month during the month of April! We could not be more thankful for the time and energy our volunteers…
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Social Media Savvy: Girls Online

On March 16th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Tobie Wahl   If you have a social media presence of any kind, chances are that you know what it’s like to fall down a social media rabbit hole. One…
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Five Tips for Fostering Advocacy and Philanthropy in Girls

On March 4th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Arielle Scherr   When youth are involved in community action, they experience a multitude of social-emotional benefits. These include an improvement in their interpersonal skills, attitude towards work and school,…
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Taking risks can lead to rewards.

The Importance of Taking Risks

On March 3rd, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Rachel Ladov   Recently, in preparation for the 2015 Pathfinder Summer Leadership Summit, I asked a great number of women in leadership roles, “What is important for young women in…
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Inspiring Girls to be Assertive Communicators

On February 17th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Arielle Scherr   At GENaustin, we love empowering girls to find their voices and express themselves in ways they didn’t originally think they could. That’s why we were so excited…
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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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