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March 21st, 2017

Believe in Yourself

Whitney Thomas

Wow! This statistic says a lot. If a job posting has a list of 10 preferred qualifications, women are less likely to apply if they do not feel that they meet all 10 qualifications, but a man will still apply if he meets only 6 of those criteria. This statistic alone explains why it’s important […]

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March 21st, 2017

Breaking Down the Girls Inc. Experience

Whitney Thomas

So what exactly does Girls Inc. do to inspire girls? How do programs facilitated by Girls Inc. make girls feel “strong, smart and bold”? These questions aren’t uncommon, however, sometimes it’s hard to put into the right words what a “Girls Inc. Experience” actually is. There are six key elements provided in all programs and […]

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March 9th, 2017

National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day

Whitney Thomas

March 10, today, is National Women and Girls HIV Awareness Day, and this year’s theme is “The Best Defense is a Good Offense.” For those of us at Girls Inc., we help practice a “Good Offense” by arming girls with the knowledge and assertiveness skills to help make positive choices and avoid risky behaviors associated […]

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March 9th, 2017

Halfway Point

Whitney Thomas

Here at Girls Inc., I’ve learned so much already! I’ve been here about two months now, and am looking forward to the final two months as well! The staff are all so friendly and encouraging, as well as hardworking, and have definitely added to my success here as the public relations intern. Without their help […]

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