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February 28th, 2017

My Dear Body Letter

Girls Inc.

Dear Body, I’ve gone on crazy diets, done insane workouts I hadn’t prepared for, and have felt ashamed for the way I look, when I know I should be grateful for having such a wonderful body that takes care of me and my needs. I appreciate you for all that you do, even if some […]

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February 23rd, 2017

Teen Dating Violence Awareness

Girls Inc.

As a YWIL program leader and outreach program facilitator, I constantly come in contact with many teenage girls who are trying to identify themselves. Many teens are worried about their education, future college and career goals, prom, SAT/ACT exams, parties, and social media. They also focus on building friendships and even exploring some romantic relationships […]

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February 9th, 2017

Women in Leadership Positions

Girls Inc.

“You can’t be what you can’t see”—words often repeated here at Girls Inc., such as when we invite female scientists, engineers, and tech employees to speak to our girls and show them examples of women succeeding in STEM careers. Our girls were able to witness some incredible female leaders during summer camp at the annual […]

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February 9th, 2017

Featured Supporter: Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is grateful to the Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation for supporting our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program! With their gift, we are helping the next generation of girls become our community’s leaders. Leadership is not a top priority for girls. According to a Girl Scout Research Institute survey (2014), only two […]

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February 7th, 2017

National Inventor’s Day

Girls Inc.

Every year at Summer Camp, girls develop their own businesses for the Economic Literacy Carnival. They develop a business plan and staff purchases materials for the businesses. Oftentimes they decide on nail painting, bracelet making, or snacks bars. However, one year at summer camp, one girl’s business stood out from the others. Serena* has attended […]

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February 7th, 2017

YWIL Goes to Salesforce

Girls Inc.

On January 23rd, I had the opportunity to visit Salesforce with the ladies in our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program. The YWIL girls had the opportunity to sit in on a leadership panel sponsored by the Women’s Inspiration Network at Salesforce. The women on the panel discussed what work life was like in a […]

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