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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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The Project for Women


For Julayne Virgil, after forging a successful career in the private sector in NYC, she returned to her roots. Not only did she return to her hometown of Oakland, but to carry on the legacy of family women before her who dedicated themselves to bettering the world through education…

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