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February 20th, 2015

Reclaim the True Meaning of “Like a Girl”

Lindsay Wenning

If you saw the Super Bowl this year, you saw the Always commercial for their #LikeAGirl campaign. This campaign focuses on the negative connotation that comes with the phrase “like a girl.” In the video, the director starts by asking women and men, as well as a young boy, to run like a girl. They […]

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February 13th, 2015

This Valentine’s Day, Be a Friend to Yourself

Lindsay Wenning

For a lot of people, Valentine’s Day is a day to get someone you love a special gift, but do we ever take a second to love ourselves during this holiday? In our Work It Out program, our girls learn that you have to be a friend to yourself before you can be a good […]

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February 9th, 2015

Why Girls Lose Their Voices, and How to Help Reclaim Them

Kristin Tobler

“…An alarming trend happens to many girls when they hit adolescence. It’s a phenomenon called “losing their voice,” where even the most audacious girls are likely to become more cautious about speaking out and less likely to assert themselves.” It was eighth-grade social studies, and Mr. L wanted our class to take sides on a controversial […]

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February 4th, 2015

Life isn’t an infomercial

Ashley Miser

“A new year a new you” “Lose weight and feel great” “Shed 5 pounds in a week” Do these sound familiar to you? The new year is underway, and many people are still thinking about their New Year’s resolutions. I’ve read countless posts and tweets resolving to lose weight in 2015. Bravo and good luck to all […]

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January 30th, 2015

Conquering Your New Year’s Resolutions

Lindsay Wenning

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? We are well into the month of January and it can sometimes be easy to start forgetting about those New Year’s resolutions. It could be that there is now a “cheat day” each week after starting to eat healthier. Maybe the goal was to go to the gym […]

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January 29th, 2015

Proud to be a Girls Inc. Girl: Jourdann Borski

Girls Inc.

There are moments in your life that define you as a person. These times often happen when you least expect them to happen or when you do not even realize they are happening. As important is these moments are, the moments that happen in between are just as important. Every girl deserves to be congratulated […]

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January 20th, 2015

Getting Back in the School Groove

Lindsay Wenning

We just had the long winter holiday break and are now all being reminded of work, school and any other activities that we may be involved in. Whether you’re in elementary school, starting your last semester of college or a working adult, it can sometimes be difficult to stay focused when returning to school or […]

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January 2nd, 2015

New Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

Lindsay Wenning

New Year’s Day is a time when we look back and reflect on what has happened to us over the last year. We may laugh at the silly things that we did, regret the bad decisions we made, or smile at the memories made that will last a lifetime. The New Year is also a […]

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December 15th, 2014

Meet Lindsay Wenning: Public Relations Intern

Lee Ann Jourdan

We are lucky to have a dedicated crew working diligently to meet our mission. Learn more about the newest addition to our team, Lindsay Wenning: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? I will be the Public Relations Intern at Girls Inc. I will be posting on Facebook, Twitter and “The Inspiration Project” blog. I […]

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December 3rd, 2014

What’s on Your Holiday Wish List?

Girls Inc.

If you could have just one wish for girls, what would it be? Our wish is that all girls could have the opportunity, support and resources they need to be healthy, educated and independent. Girls today face so many challenges – from peer pressure and bullying, to limiting gender stereotypes and unrealistic media ideals of […]

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