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April 27th, 2015

Think An Hour Doesn’t Create Impact? Think Again.

Girls Inc.

Today after a Lunch Bunch with 5th grade girls at Nora Elementary, the girls wrote thank you notes to the volunteers. Let me say that this group of girls was extremely shy, and for many of them, this was their first time coming to Girls Inc. One of the girls wrote a thank you note to […]

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April 21st, 2015

The Month of April Reminds Us to Stay Aware

Girls Inc.

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. It is easy to feel like these kinds of things will never happen close to home. We all experience moments where we think we’re invincible. It’s easy to think, “It hasn’t happened yet, so I doubt it ever will.” As a college student, I have heard […]

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April 9th, 2015

Say, “Cheese!”

Girls Inc.

When I asked a group of girls ages 6-8 what Girls Inc. means to them the responses were literally epic! The girls began to shout out comments like, “No boys allowed.”/ “Girls can do what boys can do!” / “We like to roller skate and play ball!” / “We are strong!” And the comments went […]

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April 6th, 2015

Featured Supporter: 3M

Girls Inc.

Research has proven that Greater Indianapolis girls face several challenges that can prevent them from reaching their full potential and truly achieving self-sufficiency. For example, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average woman with no more than a high school education makes only $21,549 annually. This statistic is particularly concerning in Greater Indianapolis where, […]

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April 6th, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Katie Carlson

Girls Inc.

Katie started her volunteer experience with us back in 2010! Here we are 5 years later, and Katie is still just as dedicated to her work as a volunteer, the mission of Girls Inc., and most importantly the girls in the greater Indianapolis area. This past winter, Katie completed her 9th six-week program! Katie has […]

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April 6th, 2015

Girls Inc. Day 2015

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. will be hosting our annual Girls Inc. Day on Saturday, April 25 with the Purdue Women in Engineering Program (WIEP). WIEP helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP encourages current and future women engineering students. The 2015 Girls Inc. Day will engage 60 girls, ages 9-16, […]

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April 6th, 2015

Touchstone 2015 Honoree: Betsy Bikoff

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Bikoff as one of the women to be honored at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Mercy Obeime, Maria M. Quintana and Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in upcoming posts. Betsy Bikoff has over 25 […]

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April 6th, 2015

Spring Campaign Going on Now

Girls Inc.

We had so much fun participating in the 2015 Brackets for Good. As the “competition where everyone wins” has come to a close, we want to thank everyone who helped us make it all the way to the Philanthropic Four round. It was quite a run! All of it would not have been possible without […]

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