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May 1st, 2015

YWIL Girls Go to Washington

Girls in our Young Women In Leadership (YWIL) Program are encouraged to seek male dominated leadership roles, plan for secondary education and/or training, and understand the need for financial independence. From Wednesday, April 22 through Thursday, April 23, Program Service Coordinators Jamila Scruggs and Jessica Morris chaperoned a trip to Washington, D.C. with four of […]

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May 1st, 2015

Send a girl to camp and help honor Nancy Clifton-Cripe

Nancy Clifton-Cripe was a beloved member of the Girls Inc. family and we were deeply saddened at her passing on July 19, 2013. Nancy served on the Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Board of Directors since 2010 in roles that included Chair of the Governance Committee, member of the Executive Committee, and member of the […]

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May 1st, 2015

Touchstone Honoree: Dr. Mercy Obeime

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Dr. Mercy Obeime as one of the women to be honored at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Maria M. Quintana and Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in upcoming posts. Our fourth honoree, Betsy Bikoff was announced in […]

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May 1st, 2015

2015 Girls Inc. Day Chronicles

Saturday April 25th Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis hosted another successful Girls Inc. Day. With the help of Purdue Women in Engineering, dedicated parents, and our sponsor, Salesforce, 76 girls and Girls Inc. staff left Indianapolis for West Lafayette in the early morning. Mother Nature and her incredible rainfall did not slow this group down! […]

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May 1st, 2015

Featured Supporter: Moorehead Family Foundation

Big thanks are in order to one of our newest funders, the Moorehead Family Foundation! The Foundation was created to serve, support, and provide needed financial assistance to organizations and people of all ages within Grant and Marion County, as well as the surrounding areas. The Foundation funds programs, organizations, and individual foundations dedicated to […]

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May 1st, 2015

Volunteer Appreciation Month

This past week we have posted on social media fun facts on just how amazing our volunteers are! From the number of programs the average volunteer leads in a given cycle, to the hours of hard work and dedication, to the passion and drive our volunteers have for the mission of this agency and the […]

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April 6th, 2015

Featured Supporter: 3M

Research has proven that Greater Indianapolis girls face several challenges that can prevent them from reaching their full potential and truly achieving self-sufficiency. For example, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average woman with no more than a high school education makes only $21,549 annually. This statistic is particularly concerning in Greater Indianapolis where, […]

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April 6th, 2015

Featured Volunteer: Katie Carlson

Katie started her volunteer experience with us back in 2010! Here we are 5 years later, and Katie is still just as dedicated to her work as a volunteer, the mission of Girls Inc., and most importantly the girls in the greater Indianapolis area. This past winter, Katie completed her 9th six-week program! Katie has […]

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April 6th, 2015

Girls Inc. Day 2015

Girls Inc. will be hosting our annual Girls Inc. Day on Saturday, April 25 with the Purdue Women in Engineering Program (WIEP). WIEP helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP encourages current and future women engineering students. The 2015 Girls Inc. Day will engage 60 girls, ages 9-16, […]

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April 6th, 2015

Touchstone 2015 Honoree: Betsy Bikoff

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Mary Elizabeth “Betsy” Bikoff as one of the women to be honored at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Mercy Obeime, Maria M. Quintana and Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in upcoming posts. Betsy Bikoff has over 25 […]

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