Launch of #GirlPower sparks inspiration, lasting impressions and empowerment

Girl Power

#GirlPower strives to uplift young women, empower them and create lasting impressions.

We highlight young girls and women who have stories that need to be shared with all, from the Central Valley and beyond.

#GirlPower is launching as a weekly series.

Featured: Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims; Fresno Fire Chief Kerri Donis; Dr. Doloris Grant of Central Falls High School in Rhode Island; actress Viola Davis; Jenna and Abby Tlach of Farmher; Farmher founder Marji Alaniz; Betty Bayer of Women’s Hall of Fame and First Lady of Fresno State Mary Castro.

This segment was hosted at Rutherford B. Gaston Middle School in Fresno.

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