News and Events

September 30th, 2015

#SmartGirlsAsk Gives Female Celebrities a Voice

Girls Inc.

On every red carpet women celebrities are asked the exact same questions. “Who are you wearing?” “Can you give us a twirl?” “How long did it take you to get ready tonight?” While women are winning awards for their talent, seemingly the only thing that is being noticed by the media is how they are […]

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September 25th, 2015

Young Women in Leadership Begins

Girls Inc.

According to Fortune.com, only 25 Fortune 500 companies are run by women. With men dominating leadership roles in business, it can be intimidating for girls to want to pursue a top-level position. However our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program encourages young women to seek male-dominated leadership roles, further their education, develop skills to promote […]

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September 25th, 2015

Featured Supporter: Lilly Endowment Inc.

Whitney Thomas

Girls Inc. Strong, Healthy Relationships programs teach girls how to handle the various challenges associated with friendships, bullying, self-esteem, puberty, and peer pressure. The Strong program suite including Work it Out and Girls Inc. Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy have been sponsored by a three-year, $300,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. since April 2013. The generous funding […]

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September 25th, 2015

Girls Inc. Celebrates International Day of the Girl

Girls Inc.

Two years ago, the United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child. It is also simply known as the Day of the Girl or the International Day of the Girl. The mission of the day is to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing an opportunity […]

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September 25th, 2015

Join Girlfriends for Girls Inc.!

Hazel Owens

It’s that time of year again to grab your girlfriends, and join in on our annual Girlfriends for Girls Inc. campaign. Share your passion for Girls Inc. and help us inspire more girls in greater Indianapolis by encouraging your friends and family to volunteer. The campaign will run from Oct. 20 to Nov. 3. Check […]

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September 25th, 2015

2015 Annual Meeting

Girls Inc.

Join Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis at our fifth Annual Meeting on Oct. 20! We will be recognizing all that our volunteers, donors and community partners have done to support our programs for the girls of Greater Indianapolis. The event will be held in the WFYI Reuben Room from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. WFYI […]

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September 23rd, 2015

Meet Natalie Woods: Program Support Coordinator

Girls Inc.

We are excited to welcome our newest addition to the Girls Inc. team, Natalie Woods! 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. is Program Support Coordinator. In my role, I support the staff and volunteers that […]

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September 16th, 2015

7th Grade Girls Inc. Girls’ Bucket List

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. programs inspire girls to take sensible risks and experience the world around them. In one program a group of girls shared the adventures they want to take! Let me set the stage for you: Who: 7th grade girls What: Girls Inc. Ice Breaker Activity Where: Middle School Girls Inc. Program Girls are asked […]

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September 11th, 2015

Meet Allison Gaffney: Public Relations Intern

Girls Inc.

We are excited to welcome the newest addition to our Girls Inc. team, Allison Gaffney! Get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold.   What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? Being the Public Relations Intern means that I get to post on the Girls Inc. Twitter and Facebook […]

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September 2nd, 2015

Work It Out Day 1: My Volunteer Experience

Whitney Thomas

Yesterday was my first day leading a Work It Out program for 9-11 year-olds, a program that focuses on managing friendships and reducing bullying. Inevitably I went to the wrong building, leaving me scurrying to make it on time. I hurried nervously to finish all my posters, with the help of my program support coordinator, […]

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