News and Events

September 20th, 2018

Fall Girls Inc. Day Recap

Maggie Butchko

This past Saturday we partnered up with Corteva Agriscience to host our Fall Girls Inc. Day at their headquarters! We would like to extend a huge thank you to the staff at Corteva who helped make this event possible, allowing us to serve 87 girls with hands-on STEM activities. Once arriving at Corteva, the girls […]

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September 19th, 2018

Meet Our New Fall PR Intern, Natalie!

Maggie Butchko

            Hello! My name is Natalie Givan, and I am a journalism student at IUPUI and the new PR Intern here at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis! My role is to organize and maintain the organization’s social media accounts by scheduling content on platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. […]

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September 13th, 2018

Meet Our New Board Member, Jim Schacht!

Maggie Butchko

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis would like to welcome a new member to our Board of Directors: Jim Schacht. Jim currently works for Cummins. Read below to get to know more about Jim and what inspired him to get involved with Girls Inc.:             What makes you strong, smart, and bold? In short, […]

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September 6th, 2018

Volunteer With Girls Inc. This Fall!

Maggie Butchko

  The volunteer team of Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis is excitedly preparing for the Fall II program cycle! There’s no doubt in our minds that our volunteers leave a lasting impression on the girls we serve. Our volunteers provide hands-on programs that address various challenges girls face, but they also serve as role models […]

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August 30th, 2018

Update on Our Middle and High School Programs

Maggie Butchko

Through every program, we put our mission into practice through the Girls Inc. Experience, equipping girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers to grow into healthy, education, and independent adults. Part of the Girls Inc. Experience is providing girls with sustained exposure. In 2018, we have made it a priority to continue our work […]

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August 28th, 2018

September’s Featured Volunteer: Holly Shipley

Maggie Butchko

                Name: Holly Shipley Programs Facilitated: Lunch Bunch, Media Lit, and Redefining Beauty Q: How did you learn about Girls Inc.? A: My former coworker, Gwen. We ended up facilitating a program together this past spring. Q: Why did you choose to volunteer with Girls Inc.? A: I […]

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August 24th, 2018

Meet Our Newest Board Member, Jim Schacht!

Maggie Butchko

Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis would like to welcome a new member to our Board of Directors: Jim Schacht. Jim currently works for Cummins. Read below to get to know more about Jim and what inspired him to get involved with Girls Inc.:             What makes you strong, smart, and bold? In short, […]

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August 24th, 2018

Get Involved This Women’s Equality Day!

Maggie Butchko

On August 26th of each year, we celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially gave women the right to vote in 1920. Before this, women did not have a voice in decisions made in our country. The introduction of the 19th Amendment was a huge step toward women’s equality, […]

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August 22nd, 2018

Meet Our New Staff Members!

Maggie Butchko

We’re excited to welcome two new additions to our Girls Inc. Indy team! Read more to get to know our new staff members:               Taylor Sitorius What will be your role at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis? I am the Program Support Coordinator for our partners located on the east and […]

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August 16th, 2018

Why You Should Sign Your Girl Up for Girls Inc. Day

Maggie Butchko

Women, especially minority women, continue to be underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. To make things worse, societal pressures often push women away from STEM career paths, oftentimes into lower-paying positions. According to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, “Women in STEM jobs earn 33 percent more than those […]

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