Lauren Galley, President of Girls Above Society Takes on Official Ambassador Role with Secret Deodorant Mean Stinks Campaign and Teen Vogue

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Newly appointed Ambassador for Secret Deodorant's Mean Stinks Campaign, Lauren Galley takes on a mission to empower girls to gang up for good as they think before they speak, type or text.

“I want it to become a habit for girls to be nice to one another. Mean really does stink and I’m here to put an end to the negative drama for good.” ~ Lauren Galley

“Empowering one another instead of tearing each other down gives us the power to gang up for good as we unite, learn from one another and rock the world.” says Lauren.

As girl to girl bullying continues to rise Lauren takes on a mission to empower girls to think before they speak, type or text. Low self esteem affects the bully and the target being bullied. Giving tween and teen girls the tools needed to become confident is a stepping stone for positive change resulting in less judgement and negative engagement.

Lauren’s signature #Mean Stinks let’s THINK recent Girl Talk rocked the San Jacinto Girl Scouts 1000+ Club with a powerful message of how it feels to be torn apart with negative words. The talk ended with a unanimous blue pinkie promise to promote kindness to one another by being nice.

Lauren’s next stop is Springfield, Ohio where she is scheduled as a featured VIP speaker for the No Bull Benefit red carpet event on Oct. 4. This event brings awareness to bullying with 100% of the proceeds going to the No Bull Challenge project. http://www.nobullbenefit.org

When girl bullying occurs: 85% of the time there is no intervention, 11% peer intervention and 4% teacher intervention.

Approximately Fifty-Eight percent of girls have reported that mean things have been said about them online.

Lauren’s ambassadorship with Secret Deodorant’s Mean Stinks Campaign will give a larger platform to educate girls, giving them the tools to become confident and empowered in a positive way. As a peer to peer mentor, Lauren is not only is relatable, she is the perfect example of how the power of nice can be learned.

“I want it to become a habit for girls to be nice to one another. Mean really does stink and I’m here to put an end to the negative drama for good.” ~ Lauren Galley

About Lauren Galley and Girls Above Society

Lauren Galley, Teen Mentor, Official Ambassador for Secret Deodorant’s Mean Stinks Campaign, Author, TEDx Speaker, Actress and President of Girls Above Society transitioned from her high school AP program to college at age 16 embarking on a journey driven to create an anchor of empowerment for teen girls. Launching (at age 17) Girls Above Society gives Lauren the platform of teen to teen mentorship creating a social media movement. As a voice to young teen girls, has been featured on platforms such as Fox News, Teen Vogue, and Ked’s Brave Life Project. Lauren is a contributing writer for The Huffington Post and travels throughout the U.S. speaking to schools and organizations sharing a dose of “Girl Power” to tween and teens girls. Her Free2BeYOU Series as a Youth Advocate for Free2Luv and being the Teen Commentator for Houston Family Magazine provides an extended platform reaching millions of teens throughout the world.

“The whirlwind of social media, Reality TV, and the trending styles of today have created a new world of unrealistic perfection. My "Girl Talk" program has given me a voice to provide mentorship to teens, creating a movement to bring back communication, self confidence, morals, and values in the lives of youth today."

Lauren's "Girl Talk" program, exclusively created for girls in grades 3-9, addresses issues relating to pressures affecting a generation bombarded by a new wave of negative values and standards. Lauren’s warmth and compassion allows the girls to feel comfortable speaking about these issues leaving these girls feeling empowered to become successful and confident young women. Helping teens feel good about themselves and empowering them to mentor their peers about the importance of self-acceptance holds the promise of improved lives for teens everywhere inspiring girls to #BeThatGirl.

Lauren’s passion for charitable causes such as Boy and Girls Country, Susan B. Curtis Foundation, Communities in Schools and Cy-Hope, located throughout the United States. Lauren's work extends to the economically challenged territories providing hope and change. Her effort to bring an end to bullying has been officially recognized by Texas Governor Rick Perry and her first book “Steps to Success: An Empowerment Guide” gives young girls easy to follow steps that will increase confidence and leadership skills to be the best a girl can be.

Lauren’s costarring role as Lt. Sparx McCoy along with Matt Lavine as Matt Mercury in “Matt Mercury - Plot of the Galactic Mastermind” is directed by Star Wars artist Bill Hughes of Big Tex Movin Picture Company, to be released in 2014. Lauren has appeared on ABC Family’s “The Lying Game”, and NBC's "CHASE" as well as National Commercials such as Fox Sports and Jarritos. Modeling for boutiques, charity fashion shows, and catalogue print work lets the world see the confidence, beauty, and intelligence attached to a contagious smile that warms everyone she meets.

Lauren lives in Texas where she attends Sam Houston State University pursuing her Bachelors degree in the field of Psychology. She is proud to be a Alpha Delti Pi sister at SHSU. Lauren’s latest scholastic honor is the Student Excellence Award for Service with back to back awards for 2013 and 2014.

http://www.girlsabovesociety.org

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