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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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National Coach Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Holly!


Meet Holly Smith! There is nothing conventional about her -- from her amazing tattoos to her work as a nurse! Hailing from Willits, California, Holly is one of 16 National Coach Ambassadors picked to represent the diverse coaches of Girls on the Run. Read on to learn more about the west coast wonderwoman!

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