News and Events

June 19th, 2015

Only 119 Years Later

Ashley Miser

Finally, well in 2020, there will be a new face on the #TheNew10. The U.S. government will be catching up with the times of gender equality and putting the face of a woman on the ten dollar bill. The New York Times reported that the year 2020 was chosen because it will be “the 100th […]

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June 12th, 2015

Strong, Smart, and Bold Athletes in the News

Maria Paez

Who says women can’t be strong, smart, and bold on the court or on the field? Being an athlete takes hard work, dedication, and passion. And, all women can do just that! Former 2004 Touchstone honoree, Tamika Catchings, makes her mark with the Indianapolis Fever team. Tamika knows what it takes to be strong, smart, […]

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June 3rd, 2015

Meet Maria Paez: Public Relations Intern

Maria Paez

We are excited to welcome the newest addition to our Girls Inc. team, Maria Paez! Get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? My role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis will be the Public Relations Intern. I will be posting on Facebook, […]

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June 2nd, 2015

Meet Dani Neal: Program Support Coordinator

Lee Ann Jourdan

We are lucky to have an amazing team at Girls Inc. working to empower girls every day. Get to know one of our newest Girls Inc. team members, Dani Neal: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? My role at Girls Inc. will be to support our program partners, volunteers, and girls on the […]

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May 11th, 2015

Spring Internship Comes to an End

Lindsay Wenning

I am so sad that my time at Girls Inc. has come to an end. Although I am graduating and making my way into the “adult world”, I am seriously going to miss this wonderful place and all of the great people I have met. If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to work […]

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May 8th, 2015

Thank You, Champions for Girls

Lee Ann Jourdan

Today I’d like to celebrate and thank all of the Champions for Girls out there. This includes all of our Girls Inc. staff/board members, volunteers, partners, and donors who have pushed to give girls more opportunities and make the world more equitable by donating dollars, volunteering time, advocating in government, and promoting positive messages in […]

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May 6th, 2015

When I Think of Champions for Girls…

Amber Smith-Gipson

When I think of Champions for Girls, I think of all my colleagues at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. I think of Pat and her devotion to the cause. I think of her leadership of and vision for the organization. I think of Joi, a long-time public servant and an amazing example of what it […]

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May 5th, 2015

My Mom, My Champion

Lindsay Wenning

When I think of a champion for girls, I immediately think of the most wonderful woman in my life, my mom. Not only is my mom a champion for me, but she pushes all of the girls and women in her life to strive for the best. My mom is a special education teacher at […]

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May 4th, 2015

Let My List Grow

Ashley Miser

This week is National Girls Inc. Week and we are celebrating Champions for Girls. We will be updating the blog with stories about Champions for Girls who play a wide variety of roles in improving girls’ lives. Make today a happy day by focusing on the women who have helped shape you. Women who have encouraged you to be generous, […]

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April 27th, 2015

Think An Hour Doesn’t Create Impact? Think Again.

Hazel Owens

Today after a Lunch Bunch with 5th grade girls at Nora Elementary, the girls wrote thank you notes to the volunteers. Let me say that this group of girls was extremely shy, and for many of them, this was their first time coming to Girls Inc. One of the girls wrote a thank you note to […]

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