News and Events

February 29th, 2016

The Power of Mentors

Kacy Ray

While there is greater emphasis than ever before on giving girls the opportunity to take the lead, we still have a ways to go in order to ensure that when they have the chance to do so, they are equipped for success. And one of the best ways we can do this, is by giving […]

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February 26th, 2016

I Salute These Sheroes

Girls Inc.

During February, Black History Month, let’s recognize and highlight the accomplishments of eight strong, smart, and bold women that are often unrecognized. Septima Poinsette Clark was an American educator and civil rights activist. Clark developed the literacy and citizenship workshops that played an important role in the drive for voting rights and civil rights for […]

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February 24th, 2016

Featured Volunteer: Megan Young

Hazel Owens

Megan Young is one amazing volunteer! She is currently completing her fourth program, totaling 77 volunteer hours thus far. Megan has fully embraced her role as a Volunteer Program Facilitator. She is one of our most dedicated volunteers. Megan doesn’t let traffic, undesirable weather conditions, or meetings stop her from getting to her program. She […]

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February 24th, 2016

Featured Supporter: Junior League of Indianapolis

Whitney Thomas

Girls Inc. is excited to partner again with Junior League of Indianapolis (JLI) to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold! JLI has been a strong supporter of our work to empower girls for many years, providing both volunteer hours and financial contributions. We look forward to utilizing their $5,000 Community Assistance Grant […]

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February 24th, 2016

Generous Lilly Endowment Grant Supports Hoosier Girls

Girls Inc.

We are excited and truly thankful to receive a generous $2 million grant from Lilly Endowment, Inc., that will support the roll out of two programs, Work it Out and Redefining Beauty, to the entire Indiana Girls Inc. network. The grant will help us coordinate with other affiliates and provide program curricula, outcome measures, and […]

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February 24th, 2016

Spoiler Alert! Summer Camp 2016 Preview

Girls Inc.

Camp registration begins today! Preparations for this year’s Strong, Smart, and Bold Summer Camp are well underway, and it’s shaping up to be our best summer camp yet. Our one-of-a-kind day camp inspires girls ages 6-14 by challenging them to think in new, more positive ways, take risks, learn new skills, and be their most […]

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February 24th, 2016

Young Women In Leadership Trip to Vertellus

Girls Inc.

Our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program encourages young women to seek male-dominated leadership roles, further their education, develop skills to promote career readiness and understand the need for financial independence. Girls learn lessons in leadership, resume writing, public speaking, networking, and how to make plans to achieve their goals. YWIL girls receive mentoring from […]

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February 24th, 2016

Celebrate International Women’s Day

Girls Inc.

Did you know that International Women’s Day is Tuesday, March 8? International Women’s Day is a global day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. This year’s campaign theme is #PledgeforParity. The World Economic Forum predicted in 2014 that it […]

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February 24th, 2016

Be an All-Star for Girls Inc.

Girls Inc.

We are excited to be one of the 64 nonprofits out of the 281 that applied to participate in this year’s Brackets For Good! On February 18, Girls Inc. staff joined the other nonprofits competing in the tournament for a pep rally. Please support Girls Inc.! Inspired by the 2011 Butler University men’s basketball national […]

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February 19th, 2016

Bold Girls Breaking Barriers in Sports

Girls Inc.

We are excited about the recent breakthroughs many women are making into male-dominated sports positions. From coaches, to editors of major sports magazines, to referees, women are claiming those positions they deserve. Here are a few women breaking stereotypes lately. This month, Alison Overholt became the first female Editor-in-Chief of ESPN Magazine. In ESPN’s official […]

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