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A New Year’s Resolution to Empower the Girls We Love


Most of us realize that storytelling has helped shape our lives. We have found encouragement and inspiration listening to stories told to us by our parents, relatives, friends, teachers, coaches, classmates, colleagues and sometimes even strangers. Listening to these stories may have reminded us that we were neither alone in some of our experiences and aspirations, nor in our fears and self-doubts. Stories have often sparked new ideas in our lives, helped us see new possibilities or find potential solutions to problems we faced.

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National Coach Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Gabby!


Meet Gabrielle Rossi! Hailing from Jersey City, New Jersey, Gabrielle is one of sixteen inaugural National Coach Ambassadors with Girls on the Run. Her fun and vibrant personality, passion for nonprofit management and contagious optimism are just a few qualities that make her an inspiring Girls on the Run coach!   

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3 Ways to Activate Your Star Power


In one of the earlier Girls on the Run lessons, we teach girls that they are like stars in the sky. Each one may look the same but, in actuality, each star is unlike the others around it. We tell them to focus on one star and make it theirs. Then, we tell them to visualize that star shining bright inside them. We guide them to associate that beautiful, bright and powerful light with their own uniqueness. We discuss with the girls that no one can take away their brightness or the individual things they bring to the world when they activate their Star Power. The girls learn that with this star comes power. They also learn how to access their Star Power when they feel gloomy, like their star is being covered by a cloud. We feel like this as adults too, right? 

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