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January 29th, 2016

All the Things We Love

Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold takes a committed community of individuals. As the Valentine’s Day holiday approaches, we are reminded of those whose dedication and support touched the hearts of 3,709 girls in 2015. We love: Amazing volunteer facilitators and Lunch Bunch career mentors who dedicate countless hours to delivering and […]

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January 29th, 2016

Featured Volunteer: Courtney Alvey

Courtney started volunteering with her employer, Bohlsen Group, in 2014. Since joining Girls Inc. as a volunteer, Courtney has co-facilitated a program every cycle. She is now leading her fifth program! Courtney is extremely dedicated to volunteering with Girls Inc. Her passion for the mission and the girls exudes with each program she facilitates. We […]

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January 29th, 2016

Featured Supporter: The Pacers Foundation

Girls Inc. is grateful for the continued support of the Indiana Fever’s Be YOUnique Fund at the Pacers Foundation! The Be YOUnique Fund has again awarded Girls Inc. $5,000 for our Bold, Empowered Girls programs, programs that are critical to helping girls build a bold, positive sense of themselves. Body dissatisfaction typically begins at an […]

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January 29th, 2016

YWIL Girls Develop Business Strategy for a Nonprofit Business

According to Fortune.com, only 25 Fortune 500 companies are run by women. With men dominating leadership roles in business, it can be intimidating for girls to want to pursue a top-level position. However our Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program encourages young women to seek male-dominated leadership roles, further their education, develop skills to promote […]

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January 29th, 2016

Girls Share How They Redefine Beauty

It is incredible how much we can learn from each other. At Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis, we are always inspired by what we learn from the girls during our programs. One of our programs, Redefining Beauty, builds self-esteem and self-confidence in girls by confronting body image stereotypes and identifying healthy lifestyle habits. It’s not […]

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January 29th, 2016

Brackets for Good Selects Girls Inc.

We are proud to announce that we were selected to participate in Brackets for Good Indianapolis for the second year in a row! Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis was selected along with 63 other nonprofit organizations from more than 100 applications that were submitted. Brackets for Good began in 2011 when Butler University’s men’s basketball […]

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December 28th, 2015

Featured Supporter: Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation

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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December 28th, 2015

Girls Head Back to School, Winter Programs Begin

Winter break is coming to an end for students around Greater Indianapolis. For young girls, that means the return to school and the pressures that come with it. Things like bullying and peer pressure are among the many things that girls face in school. Fortunately, Girls Inc. provides hands-on programs to address these challenges and […]

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December 28th, 2015

Leadership Panel Inspires YWIL

A panel of five professional women from Indianapolis spoke to the Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) girls on December 9. The panel was a great opportunity for the girls to see how women achieved success despite the different obstacles they faced. It also gave them the chance to ask the women pressing questions they had […]

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December 14th, 2015

Girls Inc. Welcomes New Board Members

With the start of the new year, the Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis board of directors is pleased to welcome four newly elected members. The members will begin three-year terms. Charlotte Hawthorne           Charlotte is a Consultant in Global Leadership and Development at Eli Lilly and Company. She has a Bachelor […]

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