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Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold




Thanks to Girls Inc. Jennifer is now a Leader


When Jennifer’s family moved to the US, she didn’t speak English well, was extremely shy and didn’t feel comfortable interacting with her middle school peers. Further damaging her self-confidence, she was diagnosed with scoliosis at a young age.

Jennifer was encouraged to join Girls Inc. and soon found a sisterhood of support, which made her feel safe, included, and even empowered. Through the encouragement of her mentor, Jennifer began organizing fundraising walks and bake sales to improve her neighborhood and discovered her love of civic leadership.

Jennifer also participated in economic literacy programming. She learned how to balance her bank account, how to handle her everyday finances, and what financial investment was all about. These newly acquired skills left her feeling confident and financially independent.

"Being around this type of positive energy just encourages me to do better. Girls Inc. has not only taught me to be smart, it has made me an educated, cultured, and versatile individual. The open-mindedness I have adopted at  Girls Inc. will open the door to many possibilities,” shares Jennifer.

Jennifer plans to study business in college to further her civic involvement. She is also committed to joining multicultural programs on campus and bringing more cultural awareness to her future school.

This month, we’re celebrating the power of financially savvy girls like Jennifer!

You can also read more about how Girls Inc. is making a difference in the lives of girls.


Girls Inc. Girls "Walk on Mars"


Girls from Girls Inc. of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area joined Lockheed Martin at the USA Science and Engineering Festival as roving reporters to talk to their peers about space exploration and why it’s important to get girls excited about STEM. The girls even had the opportunity to take a virtual walk on Mars!

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Thank You for Supporting the 2016 Girls Inc. New York Luncheon


Thank you for being a part of the Girls Inc. 2016 New York Luncheon – Celebrating Women of Achievement! Together, we invested in bringing more role models and mentors into girls' lives, helping them to open their minds and their futures to new possibilities. Your support lets a girl know that you are in her corner - she matters, her success is important, and she can be in charge of her own future.

Empowering Big Dreams and Bold Moves with Benefit Cosmetics


Girls Inc. is excited to join Benefit Cosmetics for another year of inspiring big dreams and bold moves through the Bold is Beautiful Project! Benefit connects Girls Inc. girls with strong female mentors who provide college and career insight and advice, making it possible for our girls to set high expectations and see college attendance as an attainable goal.

During the month of May, every dollar from brow wax services at Benefit Boutiques, Macy’s & Belk BrowBars goes directly towards their charity partners, including Girls Inc., that empower girls and women. Find a location near you.