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Empowering Girls: Young Women Vote

by Tracee Sioux Over drinks, after the convention, I spoke to young college-aged single women who voted for Obama and tried to see where they were coming from. What I saw was that they haven't experienced sexism because they aren't mothers…

Empowering Girls: Mourning Hillary

Upon my return from the Texas Democratic Convention I'm experiencing grief. I'm mourning the death of a dream. Prone to weeping. While doing my make up, driving the car, working out. I'm just quietly weeping. I haven't wanted to write. I'm…

Empowering Girls: Chelsea Clinton

Don't miss my story on how Chelsea Clinton can compete with Miley Cyrus as a hero for girls. I saw her last night at the Texas Democratic Convention and wrote about it on Blog Fabulous.

Empowering Girls: Hillary Bus

I am in downtown Austin at the Texas Democratic Convention. Sitting in a hotel lobby waiting for my ride. I rode the Hillary Bus. I left my suitcase on the bus, or it pulled away while I was looking at the other Democrats and spacing off.…

Empowering Girls: Political Power

by Tracee Sioux Guess where I am going to be tomorrow? I'm going to the Texas Democratic Convention! How many of you still feel disconnected to the political process? Perhaps this is because you've never attempted to get involved? Never…

Empowering Girls - Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's message to girls: Don't Quit. Even when everyone keeps saying, "You'll never win, you should just quit." Don't. Did Danica Patrick stop in the 470th lap in the Indie 500 because it was "impossible for her to win?" NO.…

Empowering Girls: Changing More Than Diapers

Here's the thing about daughters. They grow up. Since 72% of women work now it seems reasonable to assume that one of the things we should be doing as parents is to improve the work environment for women so that it's an equitable and empowering…

Girl-Empowering '09 Budget

Send "this letter to your Representatives encouraging the Senate and House of Representatives to add $7.1 billion for education, training and social services that will empower girls (and boys) to the 2009 Federal Budget. "A budget resolution…