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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GENaustin <3s Impact Austin

On December 16th, 2013 by Maria
 The amazing ladies of Impact Austin:     "Impact Austin has been a partner in GENaustin’s growth since 2009, helping us reach hundreds upon hundreds of new girls through our clubGEN, workshops…
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On Tween TV, The Message Is Girls Need to Look Good, Boys Are Brave

On December 11th, 2013 by Maria
    The message that girls & women are not capable of everything boys & men are capable of is slowly being phased out of our media, here and there. We have…
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Empowering Gifts for Girls This Holiday!

On December 3rd, 2013 by Maria
Need help figuring out presents this year? We've got suggestions for gifts for girls that are empowering, as well as fun! We've collected suggestions from all over the web to get the…
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There’s Nothing Wrong With Throwing Like a Girl

On November 26th, 2013 by Maria
The folks at Mythbusters have disproven a lot of things over the years, and this time, they took on a taunt you probably heard a lot, especially when you were younger: "You…
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What GENaustin is Thankful For This Thanksgiving

On November 26th, 2013 by Maria
  We wanted to share just a few of the many things we at GENaustin have to be thankful for this year: Rachel, clubGEN Program Manager: The opportunity to work with such…
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We Are Girls 2013!

On November 19th, 2013 by Maria
We had an amazing time at We Are Girls 2013! Over 1600 registrants joined us November 9th at Austin High.   Over half of the girls attending received scholarships for We Are Girls -…
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What She Wishes You Knew: A Preview of Barb Steinberg, LMSW’s We Are Girls Workshop

On October 29th, 2013 by Maria
What She Wishes You Knew  Guest Blog by We Are Girls Workshop Provider Barb Steinberg Watching our girls grow up can be bittersweet. We pour our hearts and souls into these little…
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