Venus Williams “Moves the Ball Forward”

On July 7th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Aarti Bhat     Although her younger sister, Serena, has garnered more of the spotlight in the past few years, it is important to note that Venus Williams has done…
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Women Revolutionizing Lives Overseas

On June 30th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Emily Alonzo   Worldwide, women overcome obstacles and stand up for what they believe in, often despite profound backlash. We wanted to honor the achievements of two of those women.…
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What It’s Like to be a We Are Girls Speaker

On June 30th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Aarti Bhat   Jamia Wilson Keynotes We Are Girls 2015   As We Are Girls Conference Austin approaches, we take a look back at the 2015 event and what it…
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GENtern Aarti Reflects on Bede House

On June 30th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Aarti Bhat Having just come back from London, where I completed a social work study abroad program, I was struck by how many similar issues our country faces with other…
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Finding Your Path: Pathfinder 2016

On June 29th, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
       Contributed by: Kate Heetland   We cannot fully express what an amazing week we had at our second annual Pathfinder Leadership Summit! Twenty-nine amazing young women joined us for future…
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GEN Helps Girls Get Past “Onion Skin”

On June 2nd, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Lindsay Pease     Onion skinning in the tech world is where several frames of an animation can be seen in a single frame. It creates a blur where you can…
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She Belongs Here: Celebrating GEN’s 20th Birthday

On June 1st, 2016 by Elena Carey
  In honor of our 20th birthday, we're releasing a series of images that capture our mission. For 20 years, we've been helping girls find their power. We continue this work, with the…
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Reflecting on Four Years – College Insights from Youth Advisory Board Member, Lauren

On May 31st, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Lauren Caton This Saturday, I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. As the life I’ve built for myself over the past four years came to an end, I…
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Girls Empowerment Network’s GirlConnect Pilots STEAM Curriculum at Two Area Middle Schools

On May 26th, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
Expansion made possible by Dell Youth Learning Partnership and Thinkery EdExchange     Contributed by: Lindsay Pease     Our clubGEN programming just got more robust because we are incorporating new STEAM…
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An Interview with Kasey and Kelly about GEN

On May 25th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey and Elaina Mataya   Kasey has participated in ClubGEN and our 180 program. Kasey and her mom, Kelly, agreed to speak with us about their experiences with GEN.…
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