• Girls Inc. meets the challenges facing girls by helping them explore and celebrate their strengths, their voices, who they are today, and who they will become.

    Girls Inc. provides a holistic, in-depth approach that combines mentorship, programming, and a positive space. Ground in a belief in girls’ rights and abilities, the Girls Inc. Experience inspires girls to develop and unleash their talents and strengths.

    THE GIRLS INC. EXPERIENCE HELPS GIRLS TO GROW UP:

    STRONG: Girls gain knowledge to embrace physical activity, positive body image, and nutrition while decreasing or delaying substance use and risky sexual activity.

    SMART: Girls increase their love of learning, improve performance in school, and aspire to and plan for education beyond high school.

    BOLD: Girls build life skills to set and achieve goals and increase resilience in the face of obstacles to live productive and fulfilling lives.

    ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THE GIRLS INC. EXPERIENCE

    • A safe place where girls’ interests, opinions, and concerns are valued by adults and other girls
    • Trusting relationships with adult mentors with expertise in issues girls face
    • Experiences that broaden girls’ horizons and counter stereotypes
    • Curricula built on research that provides age appropriate knowledge and builds on girls’ skills
    • Hands-on, challenging, and fun activities that encourage girls to embrace learning
    • A consistent presence from elementary through high school that helps girls make positive choices and plan for their futures

     

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