News and Events

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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April 21st, 2015

The Month of April Reminds Us to Stay Aware

Lindsay Wenning

April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. It is easy to feel like these kinds of things will never happen close to home. We all experience moments where we think we’re invincible. It’s easy to think, “It hasn’t happened yet, so I doubt it ever will.” As a college student, I have heard […]

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April 9th, 2015

Say, “Cheese!”

Ashley Miser

When I asked a group of girls ages 6-8 what Girls Inc. means to them the responses were literally epic! The girls began to shout out comments like, “No boys allowed.”/ “Girls can do what boys can do!” / “We like to roller skate and play ball!” / “We are strong!” And the comments went […]

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March 16th, 2015

Intern Update: Life After Graduation

Lindsay Wenning

What are you going to do after graduation? Do you have a five year plan? Are you sending out your resume regularly? These are all questions that a college senior gets in their last semester of school. I am a senior at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and trust me, no one is slacking on asking […]

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March 12th, 2015

She Shoots, She SCORES!

Ashley Miser

The red carpet strikes by many of Hollywood’s most famous actresses has been on the forefront of the news lately, but what many haven’t heard is that there is a new lady taking a stand and making a difference in the NBA. No, this is not a typo, Becky Hammon is the first female to […]

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