News and Events

August 27th, 2015

Summer Internship Wrap Up

Maria Paez

I am sad that my time at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis has come to an end. But I am extremely happy I was given the opportunity to be the Public Relations (PR) Intern. I have learned so much throughout my time here. I am now more confident in my writing skills, posting on social […]

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August 19th, 2015

#GapKidsxED Creates A Social Movement for Girls

Maria Paez

I am beyond excited for GapKids x ED limited edition clothing apparel! The campaign, PR NEWSWIRE shares, “encourages girls everywhere to be themselves, do what makes them happy and take pride in who they are.” #GapKidsxED launched Tuesday August 18, 2015. I remember in elementary school, I wanted to have the coolest shirt and the […]

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August 13th, 2015

Media Literacy in Real World Action

Whitney Thomas

BIC World, pen-making giant, has sparked worldwide controversy over their most recent advertising campaign. The advertisement reads, “Look like a girl. Act like a lady. Think like a man. Work like a boss.” Thankfully this campaign did not make it far without swift outrage and criticism. Harriet Minter, journalist for The Guardian UK, took issue […]

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August 6th, 2015

A Girl’s Back-to-School Success Kit

Ashley Miser

The top 5 things a girl in your life needs as she heads back to school. 1. Self-Confidence 2. Encouragement 3. The materials to excel in class (i.e. pencils, paper, etc.) 4. Positive role models Sign up to volunteer and be a Girls Inc. role model! 5. Girls Inc. programming Donate for a girl to be inspired by our strong, smart, […]

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July 31st, 2015

Meet Whitney Thomas: Grants Manager

Maria Paez

We are excited to welcome the newest addition to the Girls Inc. team, Whitney Thomas, Grants Manager. Learn about what makes Whitney strong, smart, and bold. What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I will be managing the grants process, including researching prospective foundation and corporate donors, submitting funding proposals, and reporting on […]

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July 29th, 2015

Groundbreaking Move by NFL

Ashley Miser

In a sport dominated by men, the NFL (National Football League) has made a groundbreaking move this week for women! The Arizona Cardinals have hired the first female coach in NFL history. Jen Welter will be making her debut as the Cardinals linebacker and training camp intern coach. Her quote to NBC news speaks volumes to […]

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July 23rd, 2015

Internship Highlights

Maria Paez

When people ask me how my internship with Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is going, I honestly don’t know where to begin. There is so much I want to share because so far it has been absolutely incredible! So, let me share a few highlights of my internship. I have learned that Public Relations is […]

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July 8th, 2015

Meet Nakisha Jones: Volunteer Engagement Specialist

Maria Paez

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, Volunteer Engagement Specialist Nakisha Jones: What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I am the Volunteer Engagement Specialist for Girls Inc. My role […]

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July 2nd, 2015

In the Summer, We Read

Ashley Miser

My whole life has centered on reading. To this day I can close my eyes and picture Mrs. Bex. She was one of the most influential teachers I ever had and taught me the divine skill of loving to read. I crave picking up a good book and reading it – anywhere! Over the weekend […]

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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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