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About Girls in Power

GIP Programs Our mission is to uplift, empower, teach, and support girls in high risk environments so that they can become emotionally, physically, and financially self-reliant.

About Girls in Power Our goal is for them to become mindful contributors to their communities and to promote these activities within their environments.

Girls in Power Mission Using a skill building approach, we offer life-changing workshops which builds confidence and develops a sense of accomplishment in young women.

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GIP Essentials Workshop
The GIP Essentials Workshop is the flagship of our Girls in Power Programs.  It helps girls learn skills to build their circle of influence and the tools to navigate goal setting.  It also teaches the skills needed to handle challenges which occur on the “goal path” as well as the tools to effectively communicate.
GIP Essentials
Leadership Workshop
This program builds thoughtful purpose driven leaders in our community. In it, girls learn skills to build their circle of influence, tools to navigate goal setting and the skills to handle challenges which occur on the “goal path”  as well as the tools to effectively communicate.
Leadership Workshops
One-On-One Coaching Workshop
The  supportive coaches from our Girls in Power Programs challenge the girls to do their best by encouraging them in their classes and by facilitating a loving environment.
One-On-One Coaching
Mom & Daughter Workshop
This is a timely and pivotal program, out of all of our Girls in Power Programs.  The Mom & Daughter Workshop helps mothers and daughters discover their inner-beauty and connect with their passions.  They develop new confidence and self-value and GIP provides the tools which will helps Mothers and Daughters self-manage their daily lives successfully and live with satisfaction and joy.
Mom & Daughter  
GIP Forum
Head on over to the GIP forum and chat with friends about anything!
GIP Forum
GIP Events Calendar
See the upcoming GIP events in your area and learn how to register for them.
Events Calendar

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”

– Dr. Seuss ~ American Writer, Poet, and Cartoonist

Listen To What

GIP Girls are Saying

“I no longer feel different or alone”
“I’ve learned that once I open myself up and not be so locked up, people enjoy being with me and I can make friends”
“It was a very insightful experience.” 
“My daughter Natalie really enjoyed all of the talks and activities, and that in itself is a great testimonial.”


“My daughter, Elizabeth has blossomed and ‘come out of her shell.’ GIP has taught her better communication skills. Her communication has improved immensely; she has opened up and begun talking more.”
“I have been having more faith as I take each day and its challenges ‘one at a time.’ I feel ‘unstoppable’ and my anxiety has decreased.”
“I never knew I was so enjoyable to be around”
“It was a memorable experience and I liked it”




GIP In The News

 The-Acorn“Empowering girls to live healthy, productive lives.”
 Patch-good         “Be a ‘Girl in Power.'”
 Ventura-Website “Workshops to help empower young girls.”
Thousand “Nonprofit off to a promising start.”
UnifiedTimes            “GIP non-paid staff hit the ground running February 28th launching its first workshop series.”

“Whatever you do, be different – that was the advice my mother gave me, and I can’t think of better advice for an entrepreneur. If you’re different, you will stand out.”
– Anita Roddick ~ International Businesswoman



Building Healthy Relationships

Building Healthy Relationships by Joi Harris Building healthy relationships and learning how to maintain them is an important part of growing up. It is vital that girls learn how to form peer relationships that offer support and positive environments and foster growth and self esteem. Just like with everything in life, we must learn when building healthy […]

Tracking Milestones for School Projects

Tracking Milestones For School Projects  by Benjamin Marta Tracking Milestones To Keep School Projects On Course For Success Got a big class project due this school year? Feeling intimidated? Feel like you don’t know where to begin. Usually, teachers break big projects up into smaller sections to help keep us on track. What? Oh, they didn’t […]

Meditation: A Relaxation Technique for Clearing Mental Toxins

by Benjamin Marta Anxious? Trouble sleeping? Depressed? Yeah, I was too. After deciding to finish school, I became exhausted, anxious, and stressed from college life, but didn’t know any relaxation techniques for coping with stress. My mindset was filled with unhealthy mental toxins. Trying to balance a job, social life, and school were overwhelming. It […]

Being Vulnerable

Being Vulnerable Nathaniel Hawthorne once wrote: No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without eventually becoming bewildered as to which is the true. Last week, at one of my very first Girls In Power meetings, I sat and listened as some of my fellow interns […]

Youth Leadership Training

An advocate of youth leadership training, Jacqui Irwin, former Mayor of Thousand Oaks and a remarkable California mentor to young adults, recently spoke to Melinda Crown on Girls in Power Radio. Jacqui is currently a member of the Thousand Oaks city council, and works with various youth outreach groups to try and provide positive opportunities for youth leadership […]

Keeping A Journal

“The nicest part is being able to write down all my thoughts and feelings; otherwise, I might suffocate.” -Anne Frank, from The Diary of a Young Girl After reading The Diary of Anne Frank in middle school, I decided that I would also keep a diary/journal. I’m not sure of my reasoning in wanting to do this; I […]

You Can Overcome

Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something worthwhile in them. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only […]






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– Julia Child ~ Chef, Author, and Television Personality.


Workshop Registration

Location: At our NEW partnership facility, Yogaworks in Westlake Village, located at 2475 Townsgate Road

We serve girls and their families in the Conejo Valley and Greater Los Angeles Areas.

For youth wishing to give back to our community we offer the GIP LEADERSHIP AND EMPOWERMENT – 6 WEEK SERIES WORKSHOP FOR GIRLS AGES 11 to 16 years old.

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Volunteer Registration

Girls in Power Volunteering with Girls in Power is easy!

GIP Registration You can be involved as a mentor, intern, volunteer, or guest teacher

GIP Essential Program We have many opportunities for volunteers to share in the Girls in Power experience

Girls in Power Volunteers We do require, for our girls safety that all volunteers adhere to policies and procedures

Volunteer Background Check Volunteers are required to fill out and sign necessary paperwork and comply with a background check

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“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.”

– William Shedd ~ Theologian

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  • Girls In Power
  • (805) 559-4447
  • 6067 10th Street, Rio Linda CA 95673