News and Events

August 31st, 2016

Meet Rachael Chatham, PR Intern

Whitney Thomas

What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I will be the public relations intern. My job will be managing social media, blog posts, the newsletter, and any other necessary tasks. What about the Girls Inc. mission appeals to you? I have a very strong, bold, and smart grandmother that accomplished so […]

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August 25th, 2016

Celebrating Women’s Equality Day

Whitney Thomas

Today we commemorate the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution—women’s right to vote. On Women’s Equality Day, I celebrate my right to vote and have my voice be heard! I always grew up with this right. It wasn’t until my first high school history class that I learned the long herstory behind women’s fight for equal […]

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August 17th, 2016

Girls Inc. Summer- A Time to Thrive

Whitney Thomas

As school has begun all over Indianapolis, and we shift our program focus toward our school partners, we also reflect back on another successful summer camp. We want girls to remember their time at summer camp, and have the opportunity to continue exercising The Girls’ Bill of Rights like they did at camp. 1. Girls have […]

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August 9th, 2016

Goodbye Indy, Goodbye Internship

Girls Inc.

When I began my internship at Girls Inc., I’d open my email to jackpot after jackpot. “Cupcakes from a volunteer.” “It’s national donut day!” “Leftover cookies from last night’s event.” I ate it all: the cupcakes, the donuts, the cookies—even the occasional banana at staff meetings. But, this internship gave me so much more than […]

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August 4th, 2016

Roadblocks to Rio

Girls Inc.

Before women were allowed to compete in the Olympics, Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee, asserted that “an Olympiad with females would be impractical, uninteresting, unaesthetic, and improper.” If you’re a supporter of Girls Inc., you know that Coubertin’s claim is absurd. Take our Women’s National Soccer Team as an example. Since […]

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August 1st, 2016

Featured Volunteer: Valerie Tachtiris

Hazel Owens

Programs facilitated: Media Lit, Work it Out, & Redefining Beauty Valerie joined Girls Inc. in 2014 and has impacted girls ages 6-14 by leading our girl-focused programs. As we are getting ready to start the 2016/2016 school year, volunteers like Valerie can be counted on to help us spread our mission to girls across the […]

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