TO BE STRONG,
Our 100inspiring100 initiative aims to find 100 female leaders who will donate copies of The Startup Squad to 100 of our girls, inspiring them through entrepreneurship to realize their potential and follow their dreams, whatever their passions.The Startup Squadbook series about friendship and entrepreneurship will be released by Imprint (Macmillan) on May 7 and is available now for pre-order at most major booksellers. Learn more about how we're working to provide 10,000 underserved girls with a chance to learn about entrepreneurship!
GIRLS INC. DIFFERENCE
With a belief in girls’ rights and abilities
Girls Inc. ensures:
Girls Grow Up Strong
Girls Inc. teaches healthy living so girls are able to make informed decisions.
Girls Grow Up Bold
Girls build life skills to set and achieve goals.
THE GIRLS WE SERVE
Girls Inc. serves girls ages 6 – 18 from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds.
45% of girls served are ages 12 – 18, a reflection of our focus on serving girls during developmentally crucial years of middle and high school.
70% identify as girls of color.
Nearly 65% of the girls we serve live in families earning $30,000 or less a year, and 11% live in a household with an annual income of $10,000 or less.
At its very heart,
Girls Inc. of New York City
is about offering girls the opportunity to discover their intellectual and emotional strengths. We inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold!