News and Events

May 11th, 2015

Spring Internship Comes to an End

Lindsay Wenning

I am so sad that my time at Girls Inc. has come to an end. Although I am graduating and making my way into the “adult world”, I am seriously going to miss this wonderful place and all of the great people I have met. If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to work […]

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May 8th, 2015

Thank You, Champions for Girls

Lee Ann Jourdan

Today I’d like to celebrate and thank all of the Champions for Girls out there. This includes all of our Girls Inc. staff/board members, volunteers, partners, and donors who have pushed to give girls more opportunities and make the world more equitable by donating dollars, volunteering time, advocating in government, and promoting positive messages in […]

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May 6th, 2015

When I Think of Champions for Girls…

Amber Smith-Gipson

When I think of Champions for Girls, I think of all my colleagues at Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis. I think of Pat and her devotion to the cause. I think of her leadership of and vision for the organization. I think of Joi, a long-time public servant and an amazing example of what it […]

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May 5th, 2015

My Mom, My Champion

Lindsay Wenning

When I think of a champion for girls, I immediately think of the most wonderful woman in my life, my mom. Not only is my mom a champion for me, but she pushes all of the girls and women in her life to strive for the best. My mom is a special education teacher at […]

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May 4th, 2015

Let My List Grow

Ashley Miser

This week is National Girls Inc. Week and we are celebrating Champions for Girls. We will be updating the blog with stories about Champions for Girls who play a wide variety of roles in improving girls’ lives. Make today a happy day by focusing on the women who have helped shape you. Women who have encouraged you to be generous, […]

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May 1st, 2015

YWIL Girls Go to Washington

Jessica Morris

Girls in our Young Women In Leadership (YWIL) Program are encouraged to seek male dominated leadership roles, plan for secondary education and/or training, and understand the need for financial independence. From Wednesday, April 22 through Thursday, April 23, Program Service Coordinators Jamila Scruggs and Jessica Morris chaperoned a trip to Washington, D.C. with four of […]

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May 1st, 2015

Send a girl to camp and help honor Nancy Clifton-Cripe

Girls Inc.

Nancy Clifton-Cripe was a beloved member of the Girls Inc. family and we were deeply saddened at her passing on July 19, 2013. Nancy served on the Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis Board of Directors since 2010 in roles that included Chair of the Governance Committee, member of the Executive Committee, and member of the […]

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May 1st, 2015

Touchstone Honoree: Dr. Mercy Obeime

Lindsay Wenning

Girls Inc. is pleased to announce Dr. Mercy Obeime as one of the women to be honored at our 2015 “Make Your Mark” Touchstone Awards. Maria M. Quintana and Pat Garrett Rooney will also be honored during the awards luncheon, and will be profiled in upcoming posts. Our fourth honoree, Betsy Bikoff was announced in […]

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May 1st, 2015

2015 Girls Inc. Day Chronicles

Ashley Miser

Saturday April 25th Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis hosted another successful Girls Inc. Day. With the help of Purdue Women in Engineering, dedicated parents, and our sponsor, Salesforce, 76 girls and Girls Inc. staff left Indianapolis for West Lafayette in the early morning. Mother Nature and her incredible rainfall did not slow this group down! […]

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May 1st, 2015

Featured Supporter: Moorehead Family Foundation

Amber Smith-Gipson

Big thanks are in order to one of our newest funders, the Moorehead Family Foundation! The Foundation was created to serve, support, and provide needed financial assistance to organizations and people of all ages within Grant and Marion County, as well as the surrounding areas. The Foundation funds programs, organizations, and individual foundations dedicated to […]

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