Project Reach

The Mission

The goal of Project REACH is to increase the rate of college completion and the quality of career preparation amongst Girls Inc. alumnae through researched-based case management, empowerment programs, academic advising and career development opportunities.

The Approach

Project REACH uses a multi-prong approach to support young women’s journey to and through college through programs that target academic enrichment, social emotional learning, professional development and holistic wellness.

Our Events

College Shower- Yearlong college prep and SEL curriculum for high school seniors and a culminating awards dinner where select students receive goods for their college dorm

 

College Roundtable- A mixer and educational program for high-school seniors where they build their LinkedIn pages, conduct mock interviews, and support their career preparation 

 

College Decision Day- A celebration and micro conference for college seniors who have declared their college/university commitments

Paper Chaser Summit- An alternative Spring Break event series for collegiate students including an internship panel, professional development workshops, community service activities and a social event

 

Level Up Conference- A summer engagement and empowerment conference for graduating high school seniors and current college students

 

Fall Back- A fall kick-back x friendsgiving dinner for Girls Inc. alumnae and Project REACH supporters

 

Dream Chaser Summit- A winter break wellness and personal development summit for collegiate students


LeadHER Quest- A professional development program and internship-to-career pipeline shared with Girls Inc and participating corporate partners

Resources

NewsletterA monthly resource for Girls inc. collegiate students including tips for how to succeed in college and beyond

 

PodcastOffice Hours w/ Glenda Smiley is a monthly life coaching Podcast featuring guest speakers and/or Girls Inc. alumnae on personal and career development topics