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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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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