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Meet Yuqing Liu, Natural Life Give, Love, Laugh Winner 2018

Congratulations to Yuqing Liu for being selected as the 2018 Natural Life Give, Love, Laugh Winner! Yuqing is the Leader of the Girls for a Change Chapter in Sugar Land, TX and creator of Coding4Change, a program to provide STEM education to underserved students in her community. We are so proud of and thankful for…
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This Is What A Leader Looks Like: Ryann Lipcon

One of our favorite things about Girl Talk is getting to watch our alumni grow into incredible individuals and leaders in every aspect of their lives…and welcoming them back to Girl Talk with open arms! We are thrilled to introduce Girl Talk alumna and 2018 Camp Coordinator Ryann Lipcon and can’t wait to see the…
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Meet Marrin Scalone, National Leader of the Year 2018

Congratulations to Marrin Scalone for being selected as Girl Talk’s 2018 National Leader of the Year! Marrin is the Leader of RVA Girl Talk in Montpelier, VA. We are so proud of and thankful for Marrin and all that she has given to Girl Talk and her Chapter! We are especially proud to be part…
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It’s Okay to Not Feel Okay

  It’s okay to not feel okay. I promise. May is Mental Health Awareness Month, but the importance of being fully aware of the issues surrounding mental health is a year-round endeavor. I’m a senior in college and I’ve been struggling with my mental health since high school. As a teenager, I was the queen…
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7 Secrets to Success from the Women of Oglethorpe University

When the Girl Talk Teen Advisory Board visited Oglethorpe University, we got schooled in success by some of the incredible women of the Oglethorpe’s faculty and administration. Most importantly, we learned that success is whatever you define “success” as, whether it means doing what you love, having the salary to support the kind of life…
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The 6 Best Pieces of Advice from Cox Automotive’s Wonder Women

This week, the Girl Talk Teen Advisory Board had the incredible opportunity to hear from some of the amazing women in senior leadership at Cox Automotive, and we want to share it with you! From college to career advice and personal to professional development wisdom, the panel discussion comforted, inspired, and challenged the Teen Advisory…
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Just the Little Things – Fall Edition

Jessica R., Girl Talk Ambassador This is a time of new beginnings. This is Autumn, better known as Fall, the season of endless colors, simply satisfying spices, and continuous feelings of coziness and comfort. There are countless things to love about these short but wonderful months of September, October, and November. The trees dance in…
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Top 5 Tips to Make Your Resume Stronger & Your Life Easier

(brought to you by The Lion King, just because!) September is National Update Your Resume Month and, it’s that time of year…Whether you’re in high school preparing to apply for college, in college applying for internships, or in college preparing to face the real world and applying for jobs, it’s time for everyone’s favorite pastime:…
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Missing: #MondayMotivation | Reward Offered

I don’t know about you, but this week my #MondayMotivation was seriously lacking. Sure, going “Back to School” or starting any new chapter is exciting for a while, but then a Monday is a Monday is a Monday, right? It happens to everyone. I usually have big plans for my Mondays—wake up early, have a…
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#FreshmanFriday Surviving and Thriving: From High School to College

The Next Chapter: High school has ended and you are preparing for college. If you are anything like me, you are experiencing so many different feelings; you’re happy, scared, excited, nervous, etc. Trust me, I’ve been there. These emotions are normal. You are beginning a new chapter of your life. Everything you have known until…
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College-Bound! The Girl Talk Guide to Sorority Recruitment

Hey y’all! My name is Peri, and I am one of Girl Talk’s summer interns! I am here to tell you all about navigating sorority recruitment! But first, let me introduce myself. I am an Atlanta native, but in 2015 I moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to attend Louisiana State University– Geaux Tigers! I am…
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Simplify Your Life: The Girl Talk Guide to Decluttering Your Heart & Home

Last Saturday was “National Toss Away the ‘Could Haves’ and ‘Should Haves’ Day,” and it reminded us of the importance—and difficulty– of decluttering and simplifying your life, inside and out. We decided to share a few of our favorite tips for simplifying your life, but first, here are a couple of questions to think about……
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#ScholarshipSpotlight: Darya Khani, Ron Bell Inspirational Leader of the Year

Congratulations to Darya Khani, one of our Ron Bell Inspirational Leaders of the Year! We are so proud of you, and so excited to share your story of self-love, strength, and inspiration with the Girl Talk community! “Finding myself was one of the hardest things I have had to do. I didn’t realize I had…
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#ScholarshipSpotlight: Hanna Meyers, Ron Bell Inspirational Leader of the Year

Congratulations to Hanna Meyers, one of our Ron Bell Inspirational Leaders of the Year! We are constantly blown away by this young woman and are so excited to have her share her story with us! “If someone had told me at nine years old that I would love being a camp counselor, would go on…
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Monday Motivation: Turning Failure to Fuel

Failure (noun): lack of success; the omission of expected or required action; see also: “I’m a…” and “Fear of…” See that second one, “Fear of failure”? Yep, that’s me. It’s also the majority of the people I know. If it’s you, too, this post is for you.  We need to reframe failure. There’s something in…
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#ScholarshipSpotlight: Jathusha “JJ” Mahenthirarajan, National Leader of the Year

Congratulations to Jathusha “JJ” Mahenthirarajan, our 2017 National Leader of the Year! (…Well, technically, our International Leader of the Year–JJ leads the Richmond Hill Girl Talk Chapter in Ontario, Canada!) We are so proud of JJ, and are so excited to share her story with you! “During my middle school years, I had a tough time…
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