Author: Elena Carey

GEN girls take an empowering road trip to Dell

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by: Rose Miller, Development Intern Photos credits: Dell On Friday, May 18, 2018, GEN took fifteen 8th grade girls from KIPP College Prep Middle School to visit the Dell Parmer Campus. They spent the day touring the Dell campus and learning from eighteen wonderful Dell employees.

Girls Empowerment Network Receives $10,000 Grant from Texas Bar Foundation, Expanding Services to Improve Self-Efficacy in At-Risk Girls in Harris County

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailMedia Contact: Brittany Yelverton 512.808.4044 ext: 107 or Laura Bond Williams, 512.497.8035 Girls Empowerment Network Receives $10,000 Grant from Texas Bar Foundation, Expanding Services to Improve Self-Efficacy in At-Risk Girls in Harris County GEN programming helps girls stay in school, stay on track, and stay

Rithi’s Reflections on the Pathfinder Leadership Summit

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by: Rithi Mulgaonker, Youth Advisory Board member and former Pathfinder participant In early May 2018, we held a kick-off event for the Pathfinder Giving Circle, which funds scholarships for girls attending the Pathfinder program. Pathfinder helps girls navigate the road to college, career, and independence,

Coach Keisha Loves Pink, and Other Facts about our We Are Girls Houston Keynote

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by: Jordan Watts, GEN Development Intern   One of the Featured Conference Speakers for the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Conference is Keisha Howard, better known as Coach Keisha. Coach Keisha, who also spoke at We Are Girls Austin in November 2016, is a

GEN in Houston: Laura Jaramillo Joins as Honorary Chair of We Are Girls Houston Conference

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailGirls Empowerment Network celebrates the announcement of the 2017 We Are Girls Houston Conference Honorary Chair, Laura Jaramillo. Laura is SVP and Southwest Region Community Development Manager in Government and Community Relations at Wells Fargo & Company. She oversees a team responsible for supporting the

Make Your Flaws Your Strengths, and Other Lessons from We Are Girls Houston Keynote, Lizzie Velasquez

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by: Jordan Watts, GEN Development Intern     Lizzie Velasquez is one of the Featured Conference Speakers for the We Are Girls Houston Conference 2017. A Texas native, she is widely known for her motivational speeches about her experiences with bullying and low self-esteem,

GEN in Houston: #GENspiration – Channeling your inner toddler instead of your inner mean girl

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by Allison Schaffer     What I would give to be three years old again.   Life was simple back then. Your friends were your friends. In fact, everyone was your friend. The only things you had to worry about were the monsters under

Meet our GENthusiast Society Leadership Team!

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by: Elena Carey   In February 2016, GEN launched the GENthusiast Society, a giving circle and shared-interest group for supporters of Girls Empowerment Network. The group offers another way for GEN supporters to connect with one another and build community. Through GENthusiast, members support

GEN in Houston: Marissa Marquez on How to See Other Women as Allies

ShareFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinemailContributed by: Marissa Marquez, We Are Girls Houston Host Committee Member     Do you know Debbie Dimaio? How about Oprah Winfrey?   I am sure you have heard of Oprah, the world’s richest TV personality. According to a podcast I recently listened to, called, “Making

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