NEW YORK - September 2, 2011 - Girls Inc. is honored to be ranked atop high-impact youth serving nonprofit by Philanthropedia, a GuideStar research organization. Philanthropedia surveyed 88 experts with an average of 19 years' experience for their recommendations. Out of 178 national organizations identified, Girls Inc. ranked fifth of nine top nonprofits.
NEW YORK - January 26, 2011 - Girls Inc. applauds President Barack Obama for his recognition of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and achievement as vital to the success of our nation.
NEW YORK - September, 2010 - Girls Inc. proudly attended the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting as a member organization. From September 20 -22, Girls Inc. President & CEO Judy Vredenburgh joined heads of state, corporate CEOs, and other nonprofit directors in discussing innovative ideas and creating programs to affect lasting change.
Get an inside look at the Clinton Global Initiative from Bria, a Girls Inc. girl from New York City, who covered the three-day event as a credentialed member of the press.
Teams of Girls in Four Cities from New York to Los Angeles To Learn the Basics of Long-Term Investing While Managing $50,000 Virtual Portfolios
Girls to Keep Portfolio Gains in the Form of College Scholarships
NEW YORK - February 12, 2009 - The ING Foundation and Girls Inc., the nonprofit organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold SM , announced the launch of the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge — an innovative program that will give participating girls practical, hands-on investing experience while allowing them to keep their gains in the form of college scholarships.
With the help and guidance of trained Girls Inc. staff and ING employee volunteers, teams of girls ages 12-18 build and manage diversified, real-time portfolios as part of an integrative investment- and economic-literacy curriculum. The program begins with a one-year pilot in New York City, Denver, and Los Angeles and Alameda counties in California.
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