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February 9th, 2017

Featured Supporter: Robert and Toni Bader Charitable Foundation

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

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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January 27th, 2017

Featured Supporter: Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

According to the “Having it All: Girls & Financial Literacy” report from Girl Scout Research Institute, only half of girls feel confident making financial decisions, but only twelve percent consider themselves very confident. However, nine in ten girls believe it is important for them to learn how to manage money and eighty-seven percent believe setting […]

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January 26th, 2017

Featured Volunteer: Sarah Boston

Name: Sarah Boston Programs facilitated: Redefining Beauty, Media Smarts   1) How did you learn about Girls Inc.? Each year my firm makes donations to organizations with missions that align with ours. I discovered Girls Inc. through my research and fell in love with the mission to create strong, smart, bold girls. I also appreciate […]

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January 6th, 2017

Featured Volunteer: Julie Boyd

Name: Julie Boyd Programs facilitated: Redefining Beauty (x2) Social Media (x3)   1) How did you learn about Girls Inc.? I’ve always felt passionate about helping young girls feel empowered and realized that they are more than enough. I sought out Girls Inc. on my own through researching. 2) Why did you choose to volunteer with […]

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January 5th, 2017

Featured Supporter: Nicholas H. Noyes Jr. Memorial Foundation

Girls face many challenges in our community that create obstacles to their success. Thanks to our strong supporters like the Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr. Memorial Foundation, we are able to reach over 3,500 Greater Indianapolis girls every year. Their support helps us provide hands-on programs that address the challenges that girls face today, such as […]

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January 5th, 2017

Looking Forward to 2017

Happy New Year! We are excited to start off another great year of programs here at Girls Inc.! 2017 is bringing some lofty goals for our organization and girls of the Greater Indianapolis community. Here are a few things to look forward to in 2017. We are excited to be expanding our annual Girls Inc. […]

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October 31st, 2016

YWIL Learns Leadership with Horses

On Saturday, October 22 Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) girls took a field trip to Agape Therapeutic The goal of the Agape program is to help girls develop and utilize skills related to teamwork, leadership, confidence, and communication. They learned about the importance of communication and how they can apply their communication skills to leadership […]

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October 31st, 2016

Featured Volunteers: Jessica Cannon and Tyffani Collins

Programs facilitated: Jessica: Work It Out, Redefining Beauty, Dollars and Sense Tyffani: Work It Out, Dollars and Sense 1) How did you learn about Girls Inc.? Jessica: I learned about Girls Inc. through my employer, Geico. Tyffani: Jessica and I were looking at opportunities through the United Way and saw Girls Inc. 2) Why did […]

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October 31st, 2016

Girls Inc. Day 2016

Have you ever wanted to play the piano using bananas as your keys? The girls who attended Girls Inc. Day at IUPUI on Saturday, October 8 now know how to do just that! As one of 4 activities that the girls had a chance to participate in for GI Day, IUPUI students taught our girls […]

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