Black History Month: Young, Fierce Girl Advocates

On February 15th, 2016 by Brittany Yelverton
Contributed by: Mia Uhunmwuangho   February marks Black History Month and here at GEN we decided to honor 10 black girls who are making a big difference in their communities. We are…
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Anna Aldridge Advocates for Safe Streets in Austin

On February 4th, 2016 by Elena Carey
Contributed by: Elena Carey   In February, we explore the ways to express our admiration and love for others in healthy and compelling ways. Valentine's themes pervade the media and our consciousness. How can…
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GEN Turns 20!

On January 7th, 2016 by Elena Carey
This year, Girls Empowerment Network turns 20 years-old! We're excited to celebrate with all of you who have allowed us to grow and provide thousands of girls with safe spaces for learning…
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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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