2016 Resolution: Gain Self-Love

On January 7th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey     In January, the media bombards us with New Year's resolutions messaging that inevitably hinges on weight loss. Weight loss is purported as an equation of self:…
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GENerous, GENuine Thanks

On December 7th, 2015 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   Happy Holidays! We wanted to share some of the things we're grateful for with you all this holiday season. We hope you know how grateful we are…
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Putting Girlhood at the Center of History

On December 7th, 2015 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   The New Year prompts reflections on past, present, and future; we see zeitgeists and recounts of where we've been and where we're headed in the press, on…
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GirlConnect Codes Spotlight: An Interview with Rachel Weiss

On December 7th, 2015 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   For December, we're celebrating our GirlConnect Codes (GCC) program, which is GirlConnect’s newest project to promote girls’ interest in technology. GCC is  a semester long  program that engages high school girls…
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7 Websites That Empower and Connect Girls Interested in Technology

On October 29th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Ally Miller   GirlConnect Codes, GEN’s newest technology initiative, is in full swing and is bringing a spotlight to the importance of having girls in technology. GirlConnect Codes introduces girls…
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An Interview with Miranda about GEN’s We Are Girls Conference, clubGEN, and Summer Camps

On October 1st, 2015 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey         Miranda, who has participated in clubGEN, GEN Summer Camps, and the We Are Girls Conference, and her mom, Bella, graciously agreed to speak with…
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Voicing Our Thoughts: Upspeak and Vocal Fry

On October 1st, 2015 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   Everyone’s talking about how people talk. We’re joining the conversation and we’ll voice our thoughts, like, however feels most totally and completely authentic and honest. Women are…
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Announcing: GEN’s Instagram Contest, #GENgirlsare

On August 26th, 2015 by Ami
                As you may have heard, the Girls Empowerment Network offices are relocating to a new bigger space to accommodate our growing staff and programs!…
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Clair’s Declassified Stress Survival Guide

On August 6th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Clair Daly   I used to have a very hard time going to sleep. Before I could fall asleep, I had to replay the day in my head and let…
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The Importance of Open-Ended Questions

On July 13th, 2015 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Jordan Tanner   Whether it be with a child, family member, partner, or other loved one, we have all received a “fine” or “nothing” response when we were hoping to…
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