News and Events

June 19th, 2015

Only 119 Years Later

Girls Inc.

Finally, well in 2020, there will be a new face on the #TheNew10. The U.S. government will be catching up with the times of gender equality and putting the face of a woman on the ten dollar bill. The New York Times reported that the year 2020 was chosen because it will be “the 100th […]

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June 12th, 2015

Strong, Smart, and Bold Athletes in the News

Girls Inc.

Who says women can’t be strong, smart, and bold on the court or on the field? Being an athlete takes hard work, dedication, and passion. And, all women can do just that! Former 2004 Touchstone honoree, Tamika Catchings, makes her mark with the Indianapolis Fever team. Tamika knows what it takes to be strong, smart, […]

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June 3rd, 2015

Meet Maria Paez: Public Relations Intern

Girls Inc.

We are excited to welcome the newest addition to our Girls Inc. team, Maria Paez! Get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? My role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis will be the Public Relations Intern. I will be posting on Facebook, […]

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June 2nd, 2015

Meet Dani Neal: Program Support Coordinator

Girls Inc.

We are lucky to have an amazing team at Girls Inc. working to empower girls every day. Get to know one of our newest Girls Inc. team members, Dani Neal: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? My role at Girls Inc. will be to support our program partners, volunteers, and girls on the […]

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June 1st, 2015

YWIL: High School Girls Graduate Pilot Program

Girls Inc.

Last fall, 14 Girls Inc. girls were selected to participate in the pilot program Young Women in Leadership (YWIL). These girls embarked on a journey to celebrate their exemplary leadership qualities and to develop life skills that promote college and career readiness. YWIL was established to emphasize deeper engagement with girls sustained throughout their high school […]

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June 1st, 2015

A Summer of Imagination, Growth, and Discovery for Girls

Girls Inc.

At Girls Inc., June means the beginning of our annual summer camp, and we can’t wait to get started with this year’s camp. The activities for of each the four weeks of camp are themed based on the key words of our mission: Strong, Smart, Bold, and Inspire. Registration is now closed and camp enrollment […]

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June 1st, 2015

Touchstone Honoree: Maria Quintana

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Maria M. Quintana as one of the women to be honored at our “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in next month’s post. Honoree Betsy Bikoff was announced in the April enewsletter, and Honoree Dr. […]

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June 1st, 2015

Spread the Word! Use the Hashtag #GIGIVolunteer

Hazel Owens

The number one recruitment method for volunteering at Girls Inc. is word of mouth. Our volunteers are definitely champions for Girls Inc.! Many of our incoming volunteers have heard of us through their employers, friends, and even social media. We are grateful for volunteers who not only inspire greater Indianapolis girls to be strong, smart, […]

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June 1st, 2015

Featured Supporter: Circle of Sisterhood Foundation

Girls Inc.

Thank you to the Circle of Sisterhood Foundation for their continued support of our efforts to inspire all Greater Indianapolis girls to be strong, smart, and bold! Since 2012, the Circle of Sisterhood has donated moneys to further our Smart College and Career Planning programs. They continued this funding late last year, donating $5,000 for […]

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