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 and science fields by engaging them in relevant, interesting activities to discover the world around them.
Did you know girls are facing tough realities and hurdles to their success right here in Indianapolis?
- Women make up half of the overall workforce, but only 25% of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields; minority women less than 10%.
- Girls assess their mathematical ability lower than boys with equivalent past mathematical achievement.
- Girls hold themselves to a higher standard in subjects like science and math, where boys are considered to excel. Because of this, girls are less likely to believe they will succeed in a STEM field and, therefore, are less likely to express interest in a STEM career.
But as one of our Operation SMART® girls stated, “Girls can be great at science. I won a science award. Girls can do anything.”
Your gift today will provide hands-on programs like Operation SMART® and Economic Literacy that address the challenges girls face today. Supporting Girls Inc. means supporting girls in Greater Indianapolis and helping them to become strong, smart, and bold.
“Girls Inc. has impacted me in ways that are almost indescribable. Through their amazing programs, Girls Inc. laid a foundation in me to be a great student, friend, woman, mentor, and member of society in general,” says Courtney, a Girls Inc. Alumna.
By making a gift, you make a tremendous impact on the lives of the girls we serve, and due to the generosity of Barb Fleming, BAF Corporation, and Bev Middaugh, Bright Ideas in Broad Ripple, all donations made during the Spring Campaign will be matched dollar for dollar up to $7,500!
Thank you for joining us to ensure Indianapolis girls have access to life-changing experiences that instill confidence, creativity, and fuel progress for their futures, their families, and their communities