News and Events

April 27th, 2016

That’s a Wrap

Maureen Knaus

As my internship comes to an end, I reflect on all the things I’ve learned from the PR Department at Girls Inc. I’ve learned to create email newsletters in Salesforce Marketing Cloud, write blogs and press releases, edit our website on WordPress, and many more valuable experiences. I applied for this internship because the mission […]

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April 22nd, 2016

April Showers, Financial Literacy is Power

Maureen Knaus

During one of my classes at Butler, my professor used a class period to bring in a speaker to teach us about budgeting. It was one of the most valuable classes I’ve had during my college experience, even though it had nothing to do with that class subject specifically. I thought “wow, if only I […]

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April 12th, 2016

Meet Mackenzie Cain: Program Support Coordinator

Maureen Knaus

We are excited to welcome our newest edition to the Girls Inc. team, Mackenzie Cain! Help us welcome her and find out why the Girls Inc. mission inspires her. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I will be serving as the Program Support Coordinator here at Girls Inc. My role […]

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April 7th, 2016

Bold Girls Own Their Own Businesses and Futures

Maureen Knaus

Girls Inc. Alumna, Kaylyn, exemplifies a strong, smart, and bold girl, working hard to pursue her career goals and passions. She applies Girls Inc. lessons, like breaking down gender stereotypes and defining ourselves as the complex girls we are and not in the way the media portrays us. In the last blog, we talked about […]

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March 31st, 2016

Microsoft Celebrated International Women’s Day: #MakeWhatsNext

Maureen Knaus

We love it when strong female role models are recognized in the media. Unfortunately, they aren’t recognized enough, making it difficult for girls to picture themselves in certain careers, particularly science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This makes what Microsoft did for International Women’s Day all the more awesome. Microsoft celebrated female inventors in order […]

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March 25th, 2016

Opportunity

Kacy Ray

I was recently in Thailand on my belated honeymoon and, as often happens when I travel, I was struck by how fortunate I am to have had the education and opportunities than many girls across the world do not have access to. The fact that here in the United States all girls are given the […]

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March 23rd, 2016

Girls Inc. Alumna, Kaylyn, Pursues Business

Maureen Knaus

During our first blog in this series about former Girls Inc. girl, Kaylyn, we learned about how her experience in Girls Inc. summer camp, YWIL, and media literacy programs impacted her life and inspired her to be the strong, smart, and bold girl she is today. Through her Girls Inc. experience, she discovered the ways […]

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March 17th, 2016

Intern Update: Halfway Point

Maureen Knaus

I can’t believe it has been almost two months since I started my position as the Public Relations Intern here at Girls Inc. It’s amazing because every day flies by and I’m not even looking at the clock. Sometimes I find myself losing track of time because I’m so immersed in the work I’m doing. […]

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March 7th, 2016

Can You Survive a $400 Emergency?

Justina Solties

Money – the taboo topic that no one wants to talk about. But we need to be talking about it, particularly with the young people in our lives. And we can no longer keep putting this off. In 2013, the Federal Reserve released a report that focused on the economic well-being of households. One of […]

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March 3rd, 2016

The Girls Inc. Experience: Kaylyn’s Perspective

Maureen Knaus

At Girls Inc., we love getting updates from girls who have been through our programming. Hearing about their plans and dreams for the future reminds us of why we do what we do. Kaylyn H. recently reached out to Girls Inc. and updated us on her many recent accomplishments. We are excited to share her […]

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