The We Are Girls Conference provides girls with the tools to succeed in the future. These financial & career workshops will prepare girls to take the practical steps necessary to achieve their dreams.
Fun Financial Facts, Koreena Malone (Session 1, 2, 3)
Fun Financial Facts is a program designed to help young girls understand free enterprise concepts. The goal of the program is to introduce a basic understanding of how our financial system works. This will empower young girls by looking at our financial system as a tool to help build their knowledge base and feel confident about their credit history, the stock markets, and other important financial facts.
Blast the Money Trap, The Money Academy (Session 1)
We all wish we could be great with money, always having enough, knowing how to make it last. Learn the secrets to how money works, and how to make it work for you. Play this great learning game and share in a lively conversation about what you learned. Prepare for a life of financial success!
Girls Who Mean Business, Fran Harris (Session 1, 2)
A high flying workshop for girls interested in starting their own business.
Chica TV, Latinitas (Session 2)
Girls will learn how to express their voice by producing a television talk show about important girl issues.
Launching a Business Online, Fran Harris (Session 3)
How to use the internet to launch a business, blog or raise money for your charity
Identifying and Managing Your Career, BIG- Building Independent Girls (Session 3)
The key to life is happiness. So, it is important to build our career path around what makes us happy. Find out how you can balance the four key components that will make you happy.
The Inside Scoop About College, GENaustin (Session 3)
Come get real information about life in college!
Hands on Banking, Wells Fargo (Session 3)
Fun, interactive program that helps you understand financial basics and smart money management.
Girls face all kinds of conflicts as they grow into young adults, not just with bullies but with parents, teachers, and their friends. These workshops help girls better communicate with their parents, make healthy choices about dating & friendship, and teach positive responses to bullying, among other life skills. Going through these workshops will give girls the tools they need to deal with the challenges they’re facing.
Help! My Parents Are Trying to Control Me/Help! My Kid is Rebelling Part 1, From the Heart Family Healing (Session 1,2)
Bringing peace and healing to power struggles and family conflict.
How to Be Your Own Best Friend, Karly Randolph Pitman (Session 1)
One of the most painful feelings we can experience is feeling like we’re worthless, not enough, flawed, or not okay. In this workshop, we’ll explore how we can tell a different story—one where we feel deeply loved, accepted, and cared for.
Steps to Respect, Lifeworks: Next Steps (Session 1)
Come and learn how to stand up for yourself and others, and avoid bullying
Talking to Your Parents About…, Dr. Karen Rayne (Session 1, 2)
Lots of kids wish they could talk to their parents about sex, sexual orientation, dating, and more- come learn how to get those conversations started!
Friendship Counts, GENaustin (Session 1)
Let’s talk about building better friendships with other girls!
Abuse vs. Respect, GENaustin (Session 1, 2)
How can you know if a relationship is healthy or unhealthy? Come learn the difference.
Exploring Gender Issues to Prevent Bullying & Sexual Harrassment, SafePlace (Session 1)
The good, the bad & the ugly side of being a middle-school girl.
Building A Community, Lantern Creek (Session 1)
Camp Lantern Creek is a residential girl’s camp dedicated to empowering girls to be strong, creative leaders. Discrimination and exclusion are prevalent issues girls deal with on a daily basis. Our workshop, Build a Community, Build Yourself provides girls with an opportunity to explore these issues through an interactive group activity. Girls will discuss how cultivating empathy and creating positive self-images can help change girl problems into girl opportunities. Join our workshop and get a taste of Camp Lantern Creek!
Girl Talk, GENaustin (Session 1)
Do you ever find yourself in an argument with a friend? Come to this workshop and learn some ways to respect your friend’s opinions while being able to stick up for yourself!
Kiss & Tell: Girls Speak Out on Sexual Boundaries, Girl Pride (Session 1, 2)
Girls get messages from all directions about dating, sex, and what’s appropriate for girls. In this workshop, you’ll be asked to share what YOU think for once, and gain confidence in speaking up for yourself.
Dating Abuse 101, Love Is Respect (Session 2)
Just started dating & something doesn’t feel right? Learn about the difference between a healthy relationship and an abusive one. Come find out how to spot those “red flags” everyone has been mentioning and learn ways to have a healthy, fun, loving and respectful relationship!
The workshop will describe what the dynamics of an abusive relationship look like and how to recognize abusive behavior in the early stages of a relationships.
Participants will learn to recognize what is healthy vs. unhealthy and how to create an effective safety plan that is necessary for physical and emotional safety in the event someone has to stay in or leave an abusive relationship.
BEWARE: No Haters Allowed!, Girls & Women in Entertainment (Session 2)
Haters can not be tolerated in your life if you are going to achieve your goals and fulfill your dreams. Recognize the #1 hater to avoid and how to attract positive people in your life that will celebrate you.
Friendship Fires, GirlPower (Session 2)
This session will explain the difference between healthy versus unhealthy friendships and teach strategies for putting out those common “Friendship Fires”. We will also discuss the many subtle, relational ways girls can be mean to one another, both in person and virtually (text, Facebook, chat, email, etc.) and when it’s considered bullying. Girls will be taught the importance of standing up for themselves, when and how to do it, and when it’s time to get some help. Girls will learn two different approaches, standing up to friends and standing up to bullies.
The Language of Friendship – a Mother-Daughter Workshop, GirlPower (Session 3)
Bring your “Tween” daughter to this special GirlPower Mother-Daughter Workshop The Language of Friendship, and strengthen that unique connection you already have. Through a variety of fun, interactive activities you will learn how to better understand your daughter’s emotions and offer her advice and support while she navigates the unpredictable world of female friendships. You will learn strategies to help her put out “Friendship Fires”, how to empower her to stand up for herself, the best ways to support her through unhealthy friendships, and how to help her gain confidence and love her true self. GirlPower teaches girls a new “language” that they can connect with, giving them a voice to articulate their experiences and get the help they need to foster healthy friendships.
How Do I Become An Empowered Ally?, Loveisrespect, National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline (Session 3)
It is very hard to watch someone you love go through an abusive relationship. It is even harder to make them leave, much less make the abuse stop. Find out what interventions are the most helpful when trying to help a friend or family member that is in an abusive relationship.
The workshop will begin with a brief explanation of abusive relationships and why it is so hard for so many victims to leave these relationships. Since dating abuse affects so many people it is important that parents and friends know how to help their loved ones be safe. The presentation will address the common myths and stereotypes about victims, abusers, and abusive relationships. We will discuss why their loved one won’t leave an abusive relationship or why they choose to stay, go back, or give their partner multiple chances. We will talk about possible pitfalls of telling them what to do or intervening in some way and then discuss helpful tactics to help their loved one.
Communication with Adults, GENaustin (Session 3)
When you’re having a disagreement with your parents or teachers, do you just want to scream? Or run and hide? Come to this workshop and learn how to respectfully share your feelings with parents and teachers.
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Health and wellness is an important part of being a happy, well-rounded adolescent. Girls today are involved in a million different clubs and activities, and sometimes they need help figuring out ways to de-stress, take time to relax, and take care of the physical health of their bodies. These workshops teach girls simple, easy ways to make their lives healthier and less stressful.
IGnite Your Life: Simplify Health: Basic Exercises, Yoga Poses and Nutrition Tips (Session 1)
Providing simple and basic information that will allow teens to have a fun and healthy teenage experience.
Ballet Austin: What Moves You? (Session 1, 2, 3)
What moves you? The idea is, that if you find an activity that keeps you moving that you enjoy, you will keep doing it! So the question is, “What do you enjoy? What moves you?” Pick an activity that’s easy to fit into your life, that’s fun, and learn how to be active your way. Shape your future, now! Discover your unique passions, how your passions set you in motion, and discover how to feel better about the unique you! Participants will discover how staying active affects all areas of their life, including body image, self-esteem, and overall health.
Will identify their passions and how they relate to staying active.
Will understand how to build physical activity into their day in ways they will love and continue to pursue.
Will be given tools to help them develop personal responsibility for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong wellness.
What Moves You is about developing a healthy lifestyle. Girls learn that physical activity is fun, can improve body image and self-respect, and will boost confidence. The session will include talk-back time as well and dance opportunity. With the use of relevant music and fun dance, girls will discover how much fun it can be to be active every day in a variety of ways. The goal is three-fold: To discover WHAT moves you? (What is it they love to do) What MOVES you? (Passions will naturally promote action) and What moves YOU? (The uniqueness of each girl and their interests and abilities being used to positively influence their lives.)
Adrien Paczosa RD, LD of iLiveWell Nutrition Therapy: Fuel For Success (Session 1,2)
Food is the fuel that powers you through the day. We want to fuel our bodies with the proper and most optimal fuel to achieve our goals. During our session we will learn the top priorities to energize your body!
Yoga RX: Yoga For A Better Body Image (Session 1)
Did you know that Yoga can bring your awareness internally to create a healthier body image for you? When we only compare external qualities our view becomes insufficient. Let’s create more self confidence & a better body image by changing the way we view ourselves through Yoga!
Deirdre Earls: Your Healing Diet (Session 1)
Recent headlines have illustrated how even the world’s best young athletes are being sidelined by debilitating health problems. Simultaneously, there’s been an explosion in research on connections between dietary choices and health. Having used an imperfect diet instead of chemotherapy to reverse her own disabling disease, Deirdre’s class will give you a practical understanding of how to experience the healing power of food within your own busy life. Learn how food can create and reverse disease, common threads of success across many healing diets, and which foods optimize health and longterm performance.
Travis County’s Underage Drinking Prevention Program: Why Risk it? (Session 1)
Anti-DWI/Alcohol Awareness Program targeting teens and their decisions about alcohol
Sarah Sullivan: Beginners Yoga Groove (Session 2)
Yoga for the changing mind, body and spirit. Learn a simple routine to do every morning/evening to make you happy, healthy and whole.
Girls, Inc: Mind & Body (Session 3)
Mind and Body is an initiative which helps give girls the knowledge, skills and attitude required to form and maintain a healthy, positive sense of self. It focuses on four areas: physical activity, nutrition, body image, and stress.
The Conference is just days away, and tickets are going fast. Register today to attend!
GENaustin knows that being the parent of a daughter can be hard. That’s why, in addition to our workshops for girls and our parent-daughter workshops, the We Are Girls Conference will have workshops JUST for parents, to help them learn how to better communicate with and guide their daughters through the challenges of adolescence. Read about the sessions below and then register to attend if you haven’t already!
Barb Steinberg: Teens, Sex & Truth (Session 1)
Although it may be hard to believe, research shows that girls want to talk about sex and relationships with their parents. Knowing this fact, however, doesn’t necessarily make it any easier to talk about these subjects. If you have put off “the talk” or are concerned about your daughter’s relationship, come to this workshop, led by Barb Steinberg, LMSW. You’ll leave with a better understanding of how her changing body impacts her decisions around sex and dating. You’ll get the latest statistics on teen sexual behavior and gain confidence on how to be the best front-line sex educator for your daughter and speak the language that resonates with her that will keep her coming to you for answers.
Ballet Austin: Someone’s Watching You (Session 1,2,3)
The choices you make to live a healthy lifestyle have a huge impact on your daughters health and well-being. You only get one body per lifetime. Do you give it the respect it deserves? Do your girls know it?
Head Way Consulting, LLC: How to Assist Your Child in Improving Their Executive Functioning Abilities (Session 1, 3)
Does your child have trouble remembering what was learned only yesterday? Would you like to assist your child in feeling more organized and become a better decision-maker? This presentation on improving your child’s executive function may be what you’re looking for.
Regain Your Time: Your Child’s Brain on Social Media: What You Need to Know (Session 1, 2, 3)
This presentation offers a common-sense explanation of social media to parents. It focuses on:
• the challenges of fractured attention which the lure of social media only makes worse,
• the explosion of attention disorders and how prevent a worsening of the symptoms in your child
• how to help your kids understand when they are not controlling their own attention, and the consequences of that, and
• the importance and power of focus.
A Discussion about Fathering Daughters (Session 1)
Come to a Dads-only discussion about the challenges and joys of parenting a teen or tween daughter.
Barb Steinberg: Empowering Your Daughter (session 2)
Girls today feel pressure to be “perfect” (straight A’s, a super athlete and supermodel beautiful). Their heads are spinning with images of girls/women and the mixed messages they receive about their strengths and what they can become. These pressures are damaging. An empowered girl is protected from these pressures for a lifetime. Attend this workshop, led by Barb Steinberg, LMSW, to better understand how different it is to grow up as a teen girl today and what we can do as parents to empower our girls, improve their self-image and assist them in making choices that lead them to happiness and confidence.
The Talking Room: Emily Roberts & Jane Flynn: What Your Daughter is Really Doing Behind the Screen & Behind Closed Doors (Session 2, 3)
Emily and Jane, the liasons between children and their parents, will share what girls tell them about what you need to know. Parents will learn about trends and how to spot technology use and abuse; experimentation with substance abuse and the truth about sexual behavior.
Sun Dragon Martial Arts and Self-Defense: How to Talk to Your Daughter about Violence (Without Scaring Her) (Session 2)
Have you ever wondered how to keep your daughters safe? This session will explore the risks that girls face, and strategies to help them handle these risks.
JC Community Consulting: She Calls Me Daddy (Session 2)
There’s no challenge for a man quite like being the father of a girl. This workshop will help dads learn about the important issues that dads with daughters need to understand.
GENaustin: Help My Daughters Being Bullied (Session 3)
Is your daughter experiencing bullying? In this workshop, parents will learn effective ways to support girls and empower them to overcome bullying.
Planned Parenthood: Talk First! (Session 3)
Learn successful and effective tips on how to talk to your child about sexuality and become an “askable” parent. Find out how to identify teachable moments to share your values and beliefs. Know what to look for and when to speak up from childhood through the teen years.
Talking to the happy, enthusiastic girls at ClubGEN, it nevertheless becomes clear there are common issues the girls all face every day. When asked whether bullying is a problem, girls at every club I spoke to all answered emphatically as a group that it is. Some girls are being bullied, and all the girls have seen bullying happen. Negative self-talk, conflicts with friends, stress about school … girls are dealing with all of it, every day. And We Are Girls exists to help girls learn to navigate these challenges in the most positive way possible. GENaustin provides every girl at ClubGEN a scholarship to attend We Are Girls free of charge (and because we believe the Conference is so important, scholarships are also available for any girls or parents who otherwise couldn’t afford the $30 ticket).
Here’s what some ClubGEN girls had to say about what they thought was most important for girls like themselves to learn more about at the Conference:
“A lot of girls are judgmental about their bodies & feel bad about them. The Conference would help girls to see they should respect each other and not say mean things that could hurt someone’s feelings or make them feel bad about how they look. It’s also important for girls to see they’re not alone & there are lots of other girls just like them.”
“The We Are Girls Conference teaches things that are really important to people my age. Sometimes even people who are your friends are mean to you, and it’s hard. Learning about healthy friendships would help girls like my friends be nicer to each other.”
“Bullying is a big problem. Learning how to deal with bullies is important for girls, because we deal with bullying all the time. We need to learn how to support each other & not just stand by while other people are bullied, too.”
“Girls need to see that the way people look in magazines is not real life. They need to stop putting so much pressure on themselves to look a certain way. There’s photoshop and all this stuff & it will be good for other girls to see we are beautiful the way we are.”
If you’d like to help make sure girls like Lily, Brianka, Robin & Solana can attend We Are Girls, please click here to donate. If you have a daughter who hasn’t already registered, do so now. And if you have any questions about how to register or apply for a scholarship, email email@example.com. GENaustin wants to make sure every girl & parent has the opportunity to attend this amazing event!
Despite the name, the We Are Girls Conference isn’t just for girls! The Conference is for anyone with girls in their lives, who wants to know more about what they are experiencing and find ways to help guide them. Which means, of course, Dads are welcome at We Are Girls, too! Fathers play an incredibly important role in helping their daughters navigate adolescence, but they might not always feel they know what to say, or how to handle the things their daughters are going through. That’s why in addition to the sessions for all adults, We Are Girls is offering a special track of sessions just for fathers, by fathers.
Have you heard Tom Meredith speak? He’s inspiring! And this time he has interviewed his grown daughters about their experience with him as a dad and in this session he’ll be reporting his surprising findings. This interactive workshop is open to dads, moms and girls!
Thomas J. Meredith is a Founder and Managing Member of Meritage Capital, L.P. Prior to establishing Meritage Capital, L.P., he served in various positions at Dell Inc. (“Dell”) including Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy, and Managing Director of Dell Ventures. Mr. Meredith was instrumental in refining and extending Dell’s highly successful direct business model.
Other Dad’s Track Sessions:
Session 1 – Dad’s Panel: A session for dads lead by three panelists who are not experts giving “right answers” but are qualified men who have thought critically about the issues of fathering daughters. The participants will all submit anonymous question to start an open dialogue. The goal is to create a safe space for dads to ask questions they might not ask if women were around and start a discussion to include everyone.
Session 2 – She Calls Me Daddy: There’s no challenge for a man quite like being the father of a girl. Boys often love to be tousled and teased by their dads. Girls love to be cherished. Boys can be “spoken to” with single words, half sentences, and grunts. Girls want their dads to talk to them in complete sentences. Boys long to live without their dad’s protection. Most girls thrive with confidence when they know their dad will be there. This workshop will help dads learn about the important issues that dads with daughters need to understand.
Are you a dad who wants to attend the Conference? Register here!
Last year, Jill Baggs and her daughters Eden (age 13) and Abby (age 11) drove all the way from Flower Mound, Texas (near Dallas), to Austin for the We Are Girls Conference. To Jill, though, the four-hour drive is well worth it, and she’s bringing her daughters back for a second year on November 12th. She shared with us why she happily drives so far every year to make sure her daughters have the opportunity to attend.
What was your experience like at last year’s conference?
It was AMAZING. I was so impressed with the focus and environment and non-judgmental energy. I also loved how varied the topics at the workshops were. There were so many different options for things for girls to learn about- not just body image and self-esteem, but also financial planning, healthy lifestyles, how to be a good friend- all these different topics that affect girls and that they need to know about.
What were your daughter’s favorite things about attending?
The 11 year old really really loved the workshop about body image and the media and that what makes you someone to respect is what you do and what’s inside of you. For the 13 year-old, it was the workshop on the difference between aggressiveness and assertiveness, and that you can stand up for yourself without being mean. The very next week in school, she stood up to a girl who had been bullying her, and to me, just that one experience made the whole conference worth it.
Do you feel like they came out of the conference with a different perspective than when they went in?
Definitely. So much of what they learn from society is the opposite of what they need to learn in order to be happy. And the We Are Girls conference helped them walk away with the self-confidence and the practical tools to be strong, and to know what is really important.
Complete this sentence: I come to We Are Girls because…..
One of my jobs as a parent is to give my daughters the tools to be happy. The world tells them things every day that do the opposite. The We Are Girls Conference gave them the choice, from all the different options available, to decide what applied to them uniquely. Whatever tools they needed, they could find there. We want our daughters to be well-rounded… but that is more than being involved in sports and music and a million activities. It’s about having the emotional skills and knowledge to be happy and successful.
Do you think it is worthwhile for people who are traveling from hours away, like you are?
Oh my gosh, yes. The workshop covers so many topics that are important for girls to learn about. If I had one complaint, it is that we couldn’t go to everything. I wish that the Conference could be four days, not just one.
As a parent, what was the most valuable thing about the conference to you?
As parents, we have to make so many decisions about how we are going to spend our money and time. We have to make tough decisions about what matters the most. The We Are Girls conference helped my girls get back in touch with what matters, and I felt good as a parent that the Conference helped me provide that for them.
Not registered yet? Click here! And remember: We Are Girls isn’t just for girls and moms- we have a Dad’s Track, too!
The November 12th We Are Girls Conference is only 24 days away! For those of you who haven’t yet registered (as well as those that have and are getting excited) we’ve decided to highlight some of the sessions we’ll be offering on this amazing day. The sessions we’re highlighting today empower girls through the creation of art and other fun activities.
Kiss Your Worries Goodbye
Do you chew your nails, sweat the small stuff, and lie awake with a brain on overdrive? You’re not alone! Join us for a whimsical workshop based on Guatemalan Worry Dolls who are known to solve your problems while you sleep. As you focus on making the tiny dolls with scraps of fabrics, snippets of yarn, and assorted beads, you will also create a relaxing space where conversations, stories, and ideas can be exchanged. Be your most creative self as dolls come to life and worries vanish!
Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble
For over 9 years, the Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble has been creating plays that spark dialogue about teen relationships and encourage students to take a stand against dating violence, sexual harassment and bullying. Our play deals with the dramatic relationships that can be a part of high school life, and the stereotypical but unrealistic expectations teens face daily. Our ensemble members are peer educators, and through the use of theatre as a voice for social change, they are enabling students from all over central Texas to stand up, speak out and change lives. Join us for an interactive workshop where students will see a preview of Changing Lives Spring show, and then help create solutions for the problems raised in the show. This will be an interactive workshop. Changing Lives is a collaboration between SafePlace and the Theatre Action Project.
Rock Your Words
Do you have a song in your heart but not sure how to get it out into the world? Rock Your Words will present songwriting basics and give participants a chance to create their own tunes in a fun, fast-paced, low-pressure environment. Singer-Songwriter Myrna Cabello (“Letting Go”) will explain what makes a song, followed by some examples. Together with freelance writer and novelist Belinda Acosta, participants will then get their creative juices flowing to write lyrics to their own songs. No musical experience necessary!
Experiment and Explore
Valentia Vale will be presenting a 3D Workshop concept with an emphasis on Jewelry Design where the participants will experiment with the basic elements of sculpture, texture, and form to create a design to function as a pendant. The vision of this 3D Workshop is to re-awaken in the participant the tactile and visual sensibilities of texture carried by form, which can be an expression of one’s individuality.
Chica TV is an interactive workshop that teaches girls how to produce their own television show. Latinitas media and technology experts will assist students in the planning and filming of a television talk show around important girl issues. Girls will learn how to operate a camera, design a talk show set, write a script, and much more. Participants have the option of working behind the camera or center stage as a host or guest on the talk show. Chica TV airs on Latinitas Magazine You Tube Channel.
The Voices in Our Heads
Drawing from the inspiration of writer Jamaica Kinkaid, Badgerdog Publishing will explore the many external influences that shape our self-perceptions. We’ll also write our way toward self-portraits that balance external influences against the truths we hold for ourselves.
We’ll begin with a reading of Jamaica Kincaid’s Girl, a short story that highlights the many external influences shaping one girl’s life (attached). We’ll also read George Ella Lyon’s poem, Where I’m From. We’ll then brainstorm together the many sources of external influence girls and teens are subjected to by way of family ties, mass media, and cultural/religious ties. We’ll discuss what those influences ask of us then consider our own ambitions and values. All of this will build toward a creative writing activity in which participants acknowledge external influences while asserting their own identities.
Moody Me is a creative workshop to help girls find their unique voice through spontaneous writing and artistic exercises. The ongoing goal is to help others create their own honest and poetic visual stories of themselves in addition to bonding with their peers.
And this is just a small sampling of the sessions that will be happening at the Conference. Check back daily for more information on sessions on topics like healthy relationships, financial and business tools, bullying, body image, and more. And go here to see a round up of every session. Sound like fun? Register here!
Calling all We Are Girls 2011 Volunteers!
GENaustin’s We Are Girls Conference is a statewide annual conference that helps girls explore the issues of bullying, body image and being a girl. This year’s We Are Girls Conference is being held on Saturday, November 12th, from 8 AM – 4PM, at Austin High School.
The We Are Girls Conference is in great need of volunteers, so if you’re interested in helping out, please sign-up to attend our volunteer training on Saturday, October 22nd, from 11 am – Noon. This volunteer training will be held on-site at the Austin High School Cafeteria.
To RSVP for the We Are Girls Volunteer Training, please go to the following web address: http://wearevolunteers.eventbrite.com/
First, choose a ticket type to designate the volunteer position you prefer, then click register.
An in-depth description of the volunteer positions is listed on the website under ‘Event Details’, but I have also listed the available volunteer positions below:
The We Are Girls Conference is in need of volunteers in the following capacities:
Additionally, there is a volunteer opportunity on Friday, November 11th, from 9pm – 11pm, to assist with conference set-up at Austin High School.
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org . Thank you for supporting GENaustin!read more
GENaustin is thrilled to announce the keynote speaker of the 2011 We Are Girls Conference, held Saturday November 12th at Austin High School, will be internationally recognized educator and author Rosalind Wiseman. She is (among many other things), the author of Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World (the book that inspired the movie Mean Girls)! The theme of the conference is, “Bullying, Body Image, and Being a Girl” and Rosalind’s address will focus on the importance of girl-driven leadership to end bullying. If you’re a parent or girl who’d like the opportunity to see Rosalind Wiseman speak, as well as take part in a number of workshops with girls and their parents from all over Central Texas, register here! Scholarships to attend are available! For more information you can visit the We Are Girls website, email email@example.com or call 841-4040read more