Keeping “Girl Relevant”

As a youth development professional, I know that we are constantly faced with the issue of relevance. Are we current? Are we in touch? Do we know the issues girls are facing right now? I have had the pleasure of observing many programs this winter and have been...

Resolve to Appreciate Yourself

It’s the time of year to make numerous resolutions and commit to new lifestyles and healthy habits, which also often translates to fixing less-than-flattering traits or habits. I admit to a handful of resolutions that are probably on most people’s lists:...

STEM Gap: Why does it matter?

Gertrude Elion graduated from NYU with a Master of Science degree in 1941. As a woman, she was unable to secure a legitimate laboratory position until affects of World War II created a shortage of chemists. She got a job conducting quality control for a major food...

New Faces at Girls Inc.

This fall, three new faces joined the Girls Inc. staff and I am excited to introduce those women to you. Meet Ashley Montgomery “As the new Program Support Coordinator, I will be working side by side with community partners and volunteers to ensure Girls Inc....