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Dr. Madeleine Albright & Julayne Virgil

Keynote speaker of the San Francisco University High School Alumni+Student Symposium, Dr. Madeleine K. Albright, in conversation with Julayne Virgil, president of the UHS Alumni Association and CEO of Girls Inc. of Alameda County.

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Stanford eCorner

The Courage to Take Positive Risks – Julayne Virgil

Julayne Virgil, CEO of Girls Inc. of Alameda County, describes how her organization provides youth with the confidence to overcome systemic gender bias, and hopefully, realize their full potential in the Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders series.


KALW Public Radio

Combatting sexual harassment in Oakland schools

Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s girls participated in the recent report highlighting the impact of sexual harassment and assault on girls of color in Oakland Schools– a report that is helping guide the district’s new Sexual Harassment Policy.

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Bossygrl Launches Entrepreneur Starter Kit for Gen Z Girls and Women

Bossygrl, a ground-breaking platform enabling aspiring female entrepreneurs to create and grow real e-commerce businesses entirely from their phones, today announced its availability in the App Store.

“Too many girls grow up facing gender limitations and restricted opportunity due to economic status. The Bossygrl app is so powerful because it removes those barriers by empowering our girls to start their own online businesses — safely and successfully,” commented Julayne Virgil, CEO of Girls Inc. of Alameda County.

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