News and Events

January 20th, 2015

Getting Back in the School Groove

Lindsay Wenning

We just had the long winter holiday break and are now all being reminded of work, school and any other activities that we may be involved in. Whether you’re in elementary school, starting your last semester of college or a working adult, it can sometimes be difficult to stay focused when returning to school or […]

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January 2nd, 2015

New Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

Lindsay Wenning

New Year’s Day is a time when we look back and reflect on what has happened to us over the last year. We may laugh at the silly things that we did, regret the bad decisions we made, or smile at the memories made that will last a lifetime. The New Year is also a […]

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December 15th, 2014

Meet Lindsay Wenning: Public Relations Intern

Lee Ann Jourdan

We are lucky to have a dedicated crew working diligently to meet our mission. Learn more about the newest addition to our team, Lindsay Wenning: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? I will be the Public Relations Intern at Girls Inc. I will be posting on Facebook, Twitter and “The Inspiration Project” blog. I […]

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December 3rd, 2014

What’s on Your Holiday Wish List?

Girls Inc.

If you could have just one wish for girls, what would it be? Our wish is that all girls could have the opportunity, support and resources they need to be healthy, educated and independent. Girls today face so many challenges – from peer pressure and bullying, to limiting gender stereotypes and unrealistic media ideals of […]

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November 19th, 2014

Volunteer Stories: Emily Shares Why She Loves Girls Inc.

Girls Inc.

Emily has been volunteering with Girls Inc. for several program cycles. This post originally appeared on her personal website. Read why she loves Girls Inc.! Last fall around this time, when I was mainly doing freelance writing and social media work, I found myself with some extra time on my hands. I decided that it’d be […]

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November 18th, 2014

We Are Grateful for YOU

Girls Inc.

As the year draws to a close, we approach this Thanksgiving with a real sense of gratitude. More than anything, we are grateful for You. Your generosity and commitment to girl empowerment changes lives every day and we cannot thank you enough for being part of our Girls Inc. family. The video below is a […]

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November 4th, 2014

Girls Inc. Promotes Self-Esteem with Dove

Kristin Tobler

As participants in the Dove Self-Esteem Weekend this year, Girls Inc. girls took part in activities designed to help them change the conversation about beauty around them, centering it on real, inner beauty and positive self-talk. The Dove campaign this year focused on girls and women creating a positive “body image legacy” for those around […]

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October 6th, 2014

Girls Inc. Board Vice Chair Honored for Work

Kristin Tobler

We consider ourselves very lucky at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis to have a highly committed and engaged Board of Directors full of wonderful advocates for girls. We were so happy last week to see our 2nd Vice Chair recognized for her work for girls by the Women & Hi Tech organization. At their annual […]

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September 11th, 2014

Meet Amber Smith-Gipson: Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager

Kristin Tobler

The newest addition to our amazing Girls Inc. team is Amber Smith-Gipson–get to know what makes her strong, smart, and bold: What will be your role at Girls Inc.? As the Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager at Girls Inc., I will raise funds through foundation, corporate, and government grant support. My work will involve researching potential […]

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September 10th, 2014

Meet Shannon Cochran: Donor Relations & Events Manager

Kristin Tobler

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, Shannon Cochran: What is your role at Girls Inc.? My role as part of our development team is helping make sure our donors, friends and supporters know […]

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