Girls Inc. Greater Lowell focuses on the development of the whole girl. She learns to value herself, take risks, and discover and develop her inherent strengths. The combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming equips girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent.
Girls Inc. girls live healthy and active lifestyles and are less likely to engage in risky behavior; they are eager to learn, successful in school, and more likely to graduate from post-secondary education; they display diligence, perseverance, and resilience.
The Whole Girl Experience
of girls feel pregnancy would interfere with their schoolwork.
Girls increase their understanding of health issues affecting them, their families, and their communities. They develop the motivation and practical skills to take charge of their health today and throughout their lives.
Through Healthy Living programming girls: Increase their level of physical activity and view their bodies more positively.
Academic Enrichment & Support
of girls find science or math interesting.
Girls participate in program activities and experiences that expand upon and support their school-based learning and engagement, and provide assistance and guidance that may not be present at home.
Through academic enrichment and support girls: improve their outlook and performance in school.
Life Skills Instruction
of teens say they can use what they know to solve “real-life” problems in their communities.
Girls participate in program activities and experiences that build the learning, skills, and behaviors that increase confidence and resilience, enabling them to set and achieve their goals and lead productive, independent and fulfilling lives.
With Life Skills Instruction girls: Improve their self and emotional control.