Our Empowering Girls virtual race benefits Girls Inc. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing more than 138,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and real solutions to the unique issues girls face.
“Girls Inc. gives girls the right tools and support to succeed, including trained professionals who mentor and guide them in a safe, girls-only environment, peers who share their drive and aspirations, and research-based programming. At Girls Inc., girls learn to set and achieve goals, boldly confront challenges, resist peer pressure, see college as attainable, and explore nontraditional fields such as STEM. Informed by the experiences of girls and their families, Girls Inc. works with policymakers to advocate on key legislation and initiatives.” ~ Girls Inc.
Girls Inc. is committed to maximizing their resources in benefiting the girls they serve through efficient use of their funding. 88% of their expenses go directly to programming.
*Girls identifying as Latina/ Hispanic by race equal 13%, with an additional 9% of girls counted by both race and by ethnicity. Therefore, total race/ethnicity percentages total greater than 100%.
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.