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Yani Tabunan

Marketing and Communications Associate, Girl Power Talk Yani Tabunan is a hardworking and creative young leader at Girl Power Talk who loves to spend most of her time creating content and thinking of promotional strategies for brands and companies. She is a vlogger with her channel, Coffee With Yani and a great friend that enjoys talking about her travels, life experiences, or even the mundane things about life over a cup of coffee.

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Redirecting My Dreams with Girl Power Talk: Yani Tabunan

Living with Hope The Reality of Having Big Dreams My Blessing in Disguise: Girl Power Talk Overview: Yani Tabunan shares how she found Girl Power Talk despite going through major disappointments in life. This article shares the importance of having dreams because they are what keep us going forward. Dreams transpire a sense of accomplishment. Self-belief is the ultimate gateway to your dreams. Living with Hope I think it's pretty cliché to start my story with, "I am a small-town …

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5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate to-Girl Power Talk

5 Stereotypes Every Small-Town Girl Can Relate To

Do You Speak English? Are You Allowed To Wear That? Are You Allowed To Do That? So, When Are You Getting Married? She Clearly Slept Her Way to the Top Overview Class, Caste, Religion, Sex, and Gender: All have been used as the basis of discrimination. And now, adding to the list is our geographical profile. Small-town girls face a number of stereotypes, unsolicited comments, and frankly ignorant questions. Here is a list of the few most cliched stereotypes: Not …

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Living as a Queer Person in Southeast Asia During High School Girl Power Talk

Living as a Queer Person in Southeast Asia During High School

Living as a Queer Person Attend a Pride Event Read More Queer Literature Practice Makeup Know More About Gay Pop Culture and History Experience Healthy Romance as Freely as Heterosexuals Do Don't Feel Pressured to Come Out Don't Feel Bad Because of Religion Live a Normal Life (If That's What You Want) Overview Our society is gradually evolving to become more inclusive and accepting. Pride Events are not just fun, but special opportunities for celebrating LGBTQIA+ individuals. They serve as …

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The Folklore of The 20s: Stop Running At Others’ Pace

Being Engaged Before Turning 30 You Are As Good as Who You Were as a Student It’s Okay To Sacrifice Your Health for Money If It’s Not Now, Then It's Never “At what age are you planning to get married?” “How many kids do you want in the future?” “What kind of wedding do you dream of?” I have been asked these questions numerous times as a teenager and I know you have been too. I answer these questions with …

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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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Behind the Lens Prithviraj’s Journey of Following His Passion-Girl Power Talk-

Behind the Lens: Prithviraj’s Journey of Following His Passion

Adapting in Childhood Beginning of Filmmaking The Road Ahead Born in a small town in West Bengal, Siliguri, I was sent to a boarding school at a very young age. I changed states every four years and ended back up where I’d started: Kalimpong.  I pursued commerce at Delhi University but became more interested in my college’s newly inaugurated filmmaking society. After graduation, I got placed in a multinational company. After working there for 15 days, I quit. I joined …

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How to Deal With Sexism and Smash the Patriarchy at Home

Patriarchal Prejudice 4 Ways to Deal With Sexism At Home The Patriarchy Hurts Everyone Overview Sexism refers to “prejudice or discrimination based on sex” and “behavior, conditions, or attitudes that foster stereotypes of social roles based on sex.” Despite the feminist movement, people still have attitudes and behaviors that show a belief of the male gender being superior due to an underlying bias of our patriarchal society. Most people are unaware that their behavior reflects internalized sexism and misogyny. If …

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Things Teenagers Are Tired of Hearing Once They Turn 18

Things Teenagers Are Tired of Hearing Once They Turn 18

You Are an Adult Now, Pull Your Life Together You Are Just Beginning to Understand How the World Works, Shut Up! The Infamous Line: “When I Was Your Age, I Did Blah, Blah, Blah” Eighteen Is a Scary Number When you turn eighteen, which is the legal age for most countries, you would assume that you would have all the freedom that you want since you are already legally allowed to make decisions for yourself. Well…not entirely. If you are …

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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 Overview Words are sacred and powerful. The American education system gives little attention to developing writing skills. Writing is a social act and community support is essential. Reflecting on any failure is a great way to improve, change direction, and discover your authentic self. David Weinstein, the founder of Write The World, shares with Girl Power Talk …

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