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Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold

THE HONORABLE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON JOINS OUR 2017 NEW YORK LUNCHEON

2016 GIRLS INC. ANNUAL REPORT: A YEAR OF REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

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Tyesha Finds a Home in Her Girls Inc. Mentors

For more than 10 years, Girls Inc. has been a second home for Tyesha. Growing up, her parents struggled with drug problems  and Tyesha and her siblings didn’t always have enough food to eat or running water to bathe. For a while her family was living out of hotels, Tyesha had no home. At the age of 7, she was placed into foster care.

After leaving foster care, Tyesha felt hopeless and unwanted but she soon found Girls Inc. She describes the staff and girls at Girls Inc. as a family.  The trusting mentors she had at Girls Inc. helped her to feel valued and supported. Girls Inc. is where she also found her best friends along with these positive role models. She says “Each and every day, Ms. Stephanie would make me feel loved, giving me the warmest hug and smile. Often, it was the only hug I got.”

When Tyesha  was too old to come to the Girls Inc. after-school program, she began volunteering with the younger girls. She soon started working with the high school program and was recommended by staff to become a paid employee. Tyesha was hired as a camp/after-school counselor and she loved that she was able to serve as a mentor for younger generations of Girls inc. girls. She was able to make the same lasting impact.

Tyesha is the first person in her family to go to college and has plans to earn her MBA at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University and start her own business.

“Being a top woman leader will be hard work. But I look at the incredible women I’ve met through Girls Inc. and know it’s possible. “

Read more about how Girls Inc. is making a difference in the lives of girls.

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2017 Girls Inc. New York Luncheon

Please join us for our 2017 New York Luncheon - Celebrating Women of Achievement on Tuesday, March 7 at The New York Marriott Marquis.

Join us as we celebrate our distinguished Honorees and National Scholars

2017 Champion for Girls

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton

Honorees

Lisa Blau
Angel Investor

Annie Ford Danielson &
Maggie Ford Danielson
Global Beauty Authorities
Benefit Cosmetics

Shaun Robinson
President
S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls

Barry Sternlicht
Chairman & CEO
Starwood Capital Group

Corporate Vision Award

Lockheed Martin

Accepted by Lorraine M. Martin
Executive Vice President
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems