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Kurtney Garcia

Director, Marketing & PR, Girl Power Talk Kurtney is an avid novel reader and delights in writing poetry. Growing up in a small town, she has always dared herself to be resilient and ever-ready wherever life plants her.

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The Gender Bias Tendencies of Educational Institutions

The Skewed Part A World Tour of Gender Biased Experiences Taking a Stand The Skewed Part These are one of the many classic examples of minor gender bias in our educational institutions. Even with lifting chairs, our teachers unconsciously assume that it's too laborious for girls to do it. That they would need someone strong, like a boy, instead of girls.  Gender bias is the acts of preferring one gender over the other. They are usually rooted in stereotypes such …

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What Is FOMO and Why It Is Impacting Teenagers

What Is FOMO and Why It Is Impacting Teenagers How to Deal With FOMO as a Teenager? FOMO stands for Fear of Missing Out, meaning that someone is afraid to be left out from something. FOMO is a syndrome that makes people believe that a single precious moment cannot be missed and that they need to have what other people have. What might seem like a harmless feeling is actually reaching epidemic proportions globally.  The problem is that constantly worrying …

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What We Won’t Miss About Online Studies—and What We Will

What Would We Not Miss? What Would We Miss? We often miss our schools when we are in college. We miss our prayer time, teachers' childhood stories, wandering in the corridor, and many more things. But online school changed everything overnight. It must be a nightmare to some and a sweet dream for others. For human's sake, Covid-19 slowed down and we got the opportunities to get back to our normal routine with little extra care, though. Let's get into …

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5 Things Indian Kids Can Relate to About Career (Meme Version)

5 Things Indian Kids Can Relate to About Career (Meme Version)

We Want at Least One Doctor in the Family! Just Get Into IIT. Your Life Will Be Set. Don’t Worry, Beta. If You Search Properly, You Will Find a Real Job Soon. You Can Be Anything You Want to Be! Your Choices Are Unlimited- Doctor, Engineer and IAS Officer You Want to Become a Singer? Isn’t Singing a Hobby? Whether you’re 13 or 30, we’re pretty sure you’ve heard some career advice by your beloved aunties and uncles that transgress …

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Helping Young Writers Bloom with Write the World | David Weinstein

The Journey Which Led Him to Inspire Others The Goal of Write The World The Mantra He Lives by Message to the Youth David Weinstein, the founder of Write The World, shares with Girl Power Talk his vision behind creating a global community of empathetic, talented, and young writers. At his organization, he is committed to building a safe space for young writers to hone their skills, share their talent with the world, and get peer feedback.  I grew up …

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Educating the Community: One Child at a Time | The Vision of Drishti Kharbanda With Sarvani

Childhood in a Punjabi Household Journey in Femininity Challenges Along the Way Vision for Sarvani Message for the Youth “Social work pays in something worth more than money. It gives you a purpose to live.” My childhood played a big role in shaping who I am today. My family, like most Punjabi households, had a patriarchal system. I am the second daughter followed by a younger brother. When my brother was born, I distinctly remember aunties saying to my parents, …

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Bridging the Classroom Divide

Bridging the Classroom Divide: How Prejudice, Gender Profiling, and Misuse of the EWS System Continue to Hold Us Back.

The Classroom Divide The Physical Divide A Uniform System—Or Is It? The EWS System The Future Is Now Looking at the polished windows, the spotless buildings and the runway-ready uniforms of today’s first-tier schools one would think the scenes from the father of the Indian Constitution, Ambedkar’s school days, are long-forgotten—But are they? A closer look into the classroom shows a different scene. The classroom divide—deepened by the pandemic—is still present, with more facets than ever. This divide is not …

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