News and Events

November 22nd, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving from Girls Inc.!

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At this time of Thanksgiving celebration, our thoughts turn to all the people who make our work possible. Your support has helped girls learn to accept and appreciate their bodies, prepare for interesting work and economic independence, and develop confidence in themselves. The video below is a thank you from our girls and all of […]

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November 20th, 2013

Reconnecting to the Girls Inc. mission in Texas

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Last month, thanks to support from Indiana Youth Institute, I packed my cowgirl boots and headed to Ft. Worth, Texas, for the Girls Inc. Regions I & II Conference. The conference theme was Learn, Share, Prepare for Impact and it provided an opportunity to hear updates from our national staff regarding the state of Girls […]

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November 15th, 2013

Girls Inc. on the News: Project Bold and girls’ right to safety

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Girls Inc. Project Bold® is all about helping girls keep themselves safe, through giving them the skills, strategies, and support for personal safety and safety in their communities. For the last day of our week on Fox 59 morning news, girl participant Raina, Director of Programs LaTasha, and CEO Pat talked to anchor Angela Ganote about […]

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November 15th, 2013

On the News: Girls Inc. talks Redefining Beauty

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Our Redefining Beauty program is all about teaching girls to challenge the messages they hear every day about what a girl’s body is expected to look like. We work with the girls to decide for themselves what true beauty means to them. For the third part of a week-long series on “Girl Power,” we talked […]

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November 14th, 2013

On the News: Girls Inc. talks about girls in STEM and financial literacy

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One troubling trend for girls in Indiana and across the U.S. is known as the STEM gap–the fact that while girls show equal ability with boys in the academic fields that relate to science, technology, engineering and mathematics, by the time they are finishing high school, girls are showing less interest in these fields, and […]

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November 13th, 2013

On the News: Girls Inc. talks about Work It Out and building healthy friendships

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Girls Inc. programs are all about addressing the unique needs of girls today. Our Work It Out program focuses on healthy friendships and conflict resolution. We were so excited to sit down with Angela Ganote on Fox 59 this morning for the first day a week-long “Girl Power” special report. Today we talked Work It Out and […]

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November 8th, 2013

Feeling thankful for: fall colors and our intrinsic self-worth

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It’s been a hectic, exciting week working with Fox 59 morning news to gather footage of our Girls Inc. programs in action and get ready for our week of interviews and appearances next week. (We can’t wait!) After wrapping up some of the last loose ends this afternoon, I needed to take a quick break […]

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