News and Events

April 26th, 2018

Spring Girls Inc. Day Recap

Maggie Butchko

We had a blast this past Saturday, April 21st for Girls Inc. Day at Purdue University! We cannot thank the Purdue Women in Engineering group enough for working with us to provide all 98 girls who attended with fun, interactive STEM activities.             Once arriving to Purdue, the girls were […]

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April 19th, 2018

Meet the 2018 Touchstone Awards Honorees

Maggie Butchko

Our signature annual luncheon honors women of exceptional achievement who embody the mission of Girls Inc. by inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold, while also raising the funds that are vital to providing hands-on programming to thousands of girls in our community. Read below to get to know this year’s honorees and visit […]

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April 12th, 2018

Girls Inc. Celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Month

Maggie Butchko

This month, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is celebrating all the volunteers who have helped make educational programs possible for girls in the Greater Indianapolis area. We are very grateful for the members of the community who lend their time to help girls by leading our programs. Without our network of volunteers, we would be unable to carry […]

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April 5th, 2018

What is Girls Inc. Day?

Maggie Butchko

Help your girl discover her inner scientist! Registration for our annual Girls Inc. Day celebration is going on now. Read below for information on what your girl will experience as a participant. Girls Inc. will be hosting another Girls Inc. Day this year on Saturday, April 21st with Purdue University’s Women in Engineering Program. We […]

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March 29th, 2018

Girls Inc. Young Women in Leadership program visits NYC

Maggie Butchko

The Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) program takes a group of girls on a trip each year. Last week, some of the 2017-2018 YWIL girls traveled to New York City. Four girls went on the trip, all of which had never seen the Big Apple before and were excited learn […]

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March 22nd, 2018

Register Your Girl for Summer Fun!

Maggie Butchko

Registration for the Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Day Camp is open! Our camp is an affordable four-week program that focuses on the words in our mission statement – strong, smart, bold, and inspire. It is designed to inspire girls, ages 6-14, by challenging them mentally, enhancing their physical ability, promoting creativity, and encouraging them to take […]

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March 15th, 2018

Our Spring Campaign is in Full Swing!

Maggie Butchko

We’re halfway through our Spring Campaign, and Girls Inc. still needs your help to reach our goal by the end of March!             With the support of donors like you Girls Inc. is providing transformational programs like Operation SMART® (Science, Math And Relevant Technology) which empowers girls to explore math […]

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March 8th, 2018

Celebrating Hoosier Women in STEM

Maggie Butchko

In honor of International Women’s Day, Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is celebrating Indiana women who work in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields. According to The Status of Women in the United States, only 25.7 percent of Hoosiers working in STEM  are women. However, the national average of women in STEM fields is higher, […]

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March 1st, 2018

Meet the 2018 Touchstone Chairwoman, Erin Huntington

Maggie Butchko

            Erin Huntington leads Pricing, Reimbursement, and Access strategy and marketing for Lilly USA’s Managed Health Services. She began her career with Lilly in 1997, gaining critical experience through various corporate affairs, government relations and market access roles. From 2010 to 2017, she served in several payer leadership roles, including vice […]

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February 22nd, 2018

YWIL Attends a Conversation with Michelle Obama

Maggie Butchko

Girls Inc. is happy to share that members of our Young Women in Leadership program were able to attend the Moderated Conversation with Michelle Obama that took place in Indianapolis last week. We’ve asked two of the girls to share their thoughts on the experience:               “Seeing Michelle Obama […]

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