5 and Up: Meet the 5 Speakers Who Have Been at WAG for 5 Years or More – Barb Steinberg

On October 26th, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Ashley Erickson     The We Are Girls Austin Conference for 2016 is almost here! This calls for a spotlight on some amazing women who have helped us make WAG…
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GEN in Houston: Elisabeth Bates on the “Hurdles” Women Face Globally and Locally

On October 12th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elisabeth Bates   I’d like to start by thanking Girls Empowerment Network (GEN) for their efforts to expand their mission and services to the Greater Houston Area. The We Are…
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GEN in Houston: An Interview with Toni Candis About We Are Girls Houston

On October 6th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Lauren Santerre and Toni C.   Lauren Santerre, of the Houston Conference Committee, had the opportunity to interview Toni C., who attended We Are Girls Houston last year with her…
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An Interview with Andrea and Kimberly about GEN

On October 5th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   Andrea has participated in campGEN. Her mom, Kimberly, presented a session on self-appreciation at the 2015 We Are Girls Austin Conference. Andrea and Kimberly plan to attend…
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We Are Girls: A Day in the Life

On October 4th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   We Are Girls - Austin 2016 is quickly approaching. Saturday, November 5, 2016, thousands of attendees will convene at Austin High School to "Find Their Power" (insert flexing muscles emoji…
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Give the Gift of Empowerment! Send a girl to We Are Girls!

On September 28th, 2016 by Elena Carey
It's almost time! We Are Girls Austin! We Are Girls Austin! We Are Girls Austin! Are you chanting it with us from behind your computer screen? We hope so. We can't wait.…
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An Interview with Young Women’s Alliance Founder, Carol Thompson

On September 27th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   Carol Thompson, President and founder of The Thompson Group and Founder of Young Women’s Alliance (YWA), spoke with us about the issues facing girls and her experience founding…
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Meet the Fall 2016 GENterns!

On September 26th, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
It is Fall 2016 here at the Girls Empowerment Network and that means — Beyoncé’s Flawless intro beat please —new interns! Or, as we like to call them, GENterns. Every semester, we…
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We Danced All Day at the Best Camp Ever!

On August 31st, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Emily Alonzo     Each summer, Girls Empowerment Network hosts day camps entitled campGEN, which serve girls in grades 4-8. campGEN girls participate in fun, interactive workshops during weeklong sessions that…
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The Power of Self-Compassion

On August 19th, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Kate Heetland   “Self-compassion entails being warm and understanding toward ourselves when we suffer, fail, or feel inadequate, rather than ignoring our pain or flagellating ourselves with self-criticism.”   Many…
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