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I so applaud the work that Girls Inc. has done to create strong, smart, and bold young women who are healthy and looking to make themselves more vital.- Oprah Winfrey

Scholar Spotlight

Discovering Her Business Sense

Growing up in a strict household, Sharon identified with the values that her parents impressed upon her, but she wanted to find a place where she could try new things and gain skills so she could also be independent. For Sharon, Girls Inc. was that place. Here, she learned how to efficiently manage money by learning how to balance a checkbook, the importance of setting goals, and what it means to achieve financial independence.

Through Girls Inc. Eureka!, a multi-year program focused on math, science and technology, Sharon secured paid internships at Gap Inc. and Popchips Inc. These experiences ignited her passion for business and inspired her to take on more responsibilities at the restaurant her family owned. For Sharon, Girls Inc. turned her onto a field that she didn’t know she liked and gave her the tools to become a valuable asset to her family’s business. 
Today, Sharon is continuing to pursue finance as a student at UCLA where she’s studying business and economics.  

Learn more about Girls Inc. programs and discover more about our 2013 Girls Inc. National Scholars.  

Are you a Girls Inc. alumnae? If so, we want to hear from you. Connect with the Girls Inc. Alumnae Network today!


Teaching Girls Valuable Lessons About Money

April is Financial Literacy Month! Learning how to manage their money is one of the most important skills we can teach girls. When girls have the support and skills to enhance their financial competence, they build confidence and can effectively plan for their futures. Through Girls Inc. Economic Literacy, girls learn about money and the economy, including how to manage, invest, and save money and how to help others through philanthropy. Here are a few of our tips for raising financially savvy girls

Oprah Selects Girls Inc. As Beneficiary of Oprah Chai

Oprah Winfrey selected Girls Inc. as one of four charitable organizations to benefit from the sales of Teavana Oprah Chai, a new tea available at Starbucks and Teavana stores beginning April 29. Oprah made the announcement at the company’s 2014 Annual Shareholders meeting. 

Watch Oprah talk about why she is passionate about Girls Inc. and supporting girls achieve academic success.

Learn more about this exciting news. 

Get an inside look at the creation of her signature tea and how Oprah makes chai

Support Us

The 2014 Girls Inc. New York Luncheon

Thank you to our supporters and attendees of the New York Celebration Luncheon, held on March 20th.

Take a look at our incredible scholars and honorees from the 2013 New York Luncheon and stay tuned for more inspiring stories from our 2014 Luncheon speakers.

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