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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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Girl Power Talk - What Is FOMO And Why It Is Impacting Teenagers

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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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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The Journey of Sargy Atlasova: Travelling, Learning, and Giving Back

Childhood in Russia Community Management and a Connection to India Overcoming Challenges Advice to the Youth Sargy Atlasova shares with Girl Power Talk her aspirational journey as a traveller, learner, and social worker. I was born in the small, remote indigenous community of Oymyakon, Russia and I lived there through high school. Though I lived in one place, I had been exposed to a lot of different cultures thanks to the number of exchange programs my home university hosted. I …

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