Donations provide essential funding, enabling GIRLS INCORPORATED to enhance programming throughout the coming year that will reach more girls who are not subsidized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
A pro-girl and girls-only environment that is physically, socially, and emotionally safe and confirms that girls can succeed and deserve to be taken seriously for the persons they are now and the women they will become;
Trusting, mentoring relationships with adult staff and volunteers trained in an approach that is grounded in a belief in girls’ rights and abilities;
Holistic, compensatory, and intentional programming focused on girls’ needs and that provides exposure to a wide variety of experiences and options that girls might not have experienced otherwise;
Relevant, field-tested, and research-based curricula that confront the serious needs of girls while building the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable girls to be competent, confident individuals and adult women;
Girl-centered, motivationg, deliberate, and interactive activities that develop and promote girls’ strengths;
Sustained exposure to programming and connection with a girl over time to increase positive outcomes and reduce the potential for negative outcomes.
Thursday the Girls Inc. Teen Program kicked off the Learning to Code class taught by Kavitha Chandra who is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UMASS Lowell. She and a few of her students noticed a lack of females in their department and decided to volunteer their time educating young women in this field. The class will be a fun and challenging way to expose the young women in the Teen Program to a highly lucrative field, and possibly bolster female representation in STEM careers ... See MoreSee Less
Girls Incorporated of Greater Lowell is an affiliate of Girls Inc., a national organization that develops research-based informal education programs that encourage girls to take risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges.