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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Congress Introduces ‘Truth In Advertising’ Act

On April 28th, 2014 by Staff
  A bill has been introduced into Congress which for the first time seeks to cast light upon the unregulated practice of altering advertising images. Called the Truth in Advertising Act, it…
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Turns Out Even Children Have A Wage Gap in Allowances

On April 25th, 2014 by Staff
  Being prepared to make financial decisions, manage money and pursue goals is something that is very important for adults of both genders. We all know that there remains a persistent gender…
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Help Girls Access clubGEN! Your Donation Will Make A Difference

On April 24th, 2014 by Staff
Did you know that three-fourths of girls with low self-esteem engage in negative activities, such as disordered eating, bullying, smoking, or drinking? Fortunately, each week, GENaustin’s clubGEN after school program creates a…
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New Study Says Impact of Bullying Can Last Decades

On April 21st, 2014 by Staff
    A study published this week in the American Journal of Psychiatry suggests that the negative impact of bullying can follow a person into early adulthood and even into middle age.  According to NPR, "Researchers…
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Hays County Women Unite for Girls

On April 4th, 2014 by Ami
On April 3rd, GENaustin hosted our first get together for women in Hays County interested in learning more about what we do and assisting with our expansion into Hays County. It was…
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