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October 30th, 2015

Intern Update: Halfway Point

Girls Inc.

I am at the halfway point of my internship, but it feels like the time has just flown by! It feels like just yesterday when I got the call from Lee Ann letting me know that I had secured the public relations internship position. I have been learning so much and having a lot of […]

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October 30th, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Andrea Hawman

Nakisha Jones

Andrea is currently co-facilitating her 5th program! She is a dedicated volunteer who is part of one of our amazing corporate groups. Andrea has heart and passion for girls and the Girls Inc. mission. That same passion shows up every time she co-leads a class. We are so excited to have Andrea as this month’s […]

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October 30th, 2015

Girls Inc. visits Purdue’s College of Agriculture for Girls Inc. Day

Girls Inc.

The second Girls Inc. Day of the year took place at Purdue University on Saturday, October 24. The Office of Multicultural Programs in Purdue’s College of Agriculture teamed up with the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Services to provide 74 girls with a day filled with empowering speakers and activities involving science, engineering, mathematics […]

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October 30th, 2015

Thank You to Girlfriends for Girls Inc. Participants!

Girls Inc.

Today we wrap up our Girlfriends for Girls Inc. volunteer recruitment campaign! The campaign was a huge success. Thank you to all who participated! Current volunteers were asked to spread the word about volunteering for Girls Inc. to their family and friends through social media and word of mouth. Participants were asked to post and […]

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October 30th, 2015

Featured Supporter: United Way of Central Indiana

Girls Inc.

For more than 90 years, United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI) has worked to create a community where children, individuals, and families thrive; neighbors care for each other; and everyone is proud of the quality of life of all residents. Their mission is to help people learn more, earn more, and lead safe and healthy lives […]

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October 30th, 2015

Makala’s Annual Meeting Speech

Girls Inc.

Makala is a Girls Inc. girl and a member of our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program. She has been involved with Girls Inc. since she attended our summer camp when she was 7 years old. Makala was asked to speak at our Annual Meeting this year about the impact  Girls Inc., and most importantly […]

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October 28th, 2015

2015 Annual Meeting Recap

Girls Inc.

On October 20, we hosted our fifth Annual Meeting at the WFYI Reuben Community Room. The meeting provided the opportunity for volunteers, community partners and staff members to come together and celebrate another successful year at Girls Inc. We had a great turnout. Thank you to all who attended! The first vice-chair on our board, […]

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October 16th, 2015

Tell Me You Knew Indiana Competed for a National Championship This Week

Girls Inc.

My sports marketing professor asked the class if any of us knew that the state of Indiana was competing for a national championship. Only about three hands shot up. Mostly everyone was confused. How could Indiana be competing for a national championship when The Super Bowl isn’t until next year, and the Pacers hadn’t even […]

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October 7th, 2015

The Bystander Revolution Works to End Bullying

Girls Inc.

In high school, I surrounded myself with a group of not-so-nice people who I thought were my friends. During those four years, I tolerated much of their bullying because I was not sure how to stand up for myself. I also genuinely believed that those girls were my friends, and I desperately wanted to fit […]

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