News and Events

July 31st, 2018

Get Involved on Women’s Equality Day

Maggie Butchko

On August 26th of each year, we celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially gave women the right to vote in 1920. Before this, women did not have a voice in decisions made in our country. The introduction of the 19th Amendment was a huge step toward women’s equality, […]

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July 31st, 2018

Register for YWIL 2018-2019!

Maggie Butchko

              Our program staff is gearing up for another exciting school year! One of the programs we’re most excited about this year is Young Women in Leadership (YWIL). YWIL is a school-year-long program for girls entering grades 9-12 focused on leadership development and college and career preparedness. This will […]

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July 26th, 2018

Creating a Sisterhood of Support: A Message from Elyssa

Maggie Butchko

“A sisterhood of support.” It’s a phrase often used at Girls Inc. Indy, not just because we believe in it, but because we live it. Girls Inc. is a sisterhood, one that is girls-only, physically and emotionally safe, of high expectations and mutual respect. What I admire about this phrase is that it doesn’t stop […]

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July 19th, 2018

2018 Summer Outreach Program- Working with Watersheds

Maggie Butchko

            Every summer, the program support coordinators of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis head out into the community to facilitate our Operation Smart program. Operation Smart is a one time, one hour program focused on science, technology, engineering, and math concepts. The goal of Operation Smart is to introduce girls […]

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July 12th, 2018

Summer Camp Recap

Maggie Butchko

Last Friday we wrapped up our 4-week long summer camp! Each week of camp focused on a certain theme relating to our mission statement: strong, smart, bold, and inspired. This year, over 60 girls between the ages of 6-14 participated in the fun activities and trips we planned throughout camp.           […]

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July 5th, 2018

Thank You for Another Successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon!

Maggie Butchko

            Last Thursday we celebrated yet another successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon! It was an afternoon filled with good company, great food, and inspiring conversation about the Girls Inc. mission. The event kicked off with our exhibit hall filled with project displays that our Girls Inc. summer camp girls could discuss with […]

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July 3rd, 2018

Thank You for Another Successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon!

Maggie Butchko

            Last Thursday we celebrated yet another successful Touchstone Awards Luncheon! It was an afternoon filled with good company, great food, and inspiring conversation about the Girls Inc. mission. The event kicked off with our exhibit hall filled with project displays that our Girls Inc. summer camp girls could discuss with […]

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July 3rd, 2018

July’s Featured Volunteer: Jasmyn Burton

Maggie Butchko

                  Name: Jasmyn Burton Programs facilitated: All 4 programs at Pike High School in the 2017-2018 school year   How did you learn about Girls Inc.? – I attended the Touchstone Awards Luncheon last summer with my employer.   Why did you choose to volunteer with Girls […]

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