Economic LiteracyEconomic literacy is key to helping the girls we serve achieve a successful future. In addition to giving girls a foundation of money management skills, a number of exciting initiatives introduced girls to the world of business and investing. saw 35 girls complete a three-year cycle that increased their knowledge of the economy and gave them scholarships based on gains from $50,000 virtual portfolios.Our first-ever small business themed girls’ leadership summit is planned for summer 2013 in partnership with the .
Growing up, I was convinced that the males were to hold the successful occupations and provide for others. However, after attending a Girls Inc. entrepreneurship camp it motivated me to disregard gender stereotypes, especially in business.