Girls Inc. Westchester is
an affiliate of Girls Inc., a 150 year old national organization that inspires
all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Through a network of 90
affiliates, Girls Inc. annually provides more than 140,000 girls across the
U.S. and Canada with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique
challenges girls face. The Girls Inc. Experience consists of people, an
environment, and programming that, together, empower girls to succeed. Trained
staff and volunteers build lasting, mentoring relationships in girls-only
spaces that are physically and emotionally safe and where girls find a
sisterhood of support with shared drive, mutual respect, and high expectations.
Hands-on, research-based programs provide girls with the skills and knowledge
to set goals, overcome obstacles, and improve academic performance. Informed
by girls and their families, Girls Inc. also works with policymakers to
advocate for legislation and initiatives that increase opportunities for girls.
At Girls Inc., girls grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Since
2008, Girls Inc. Westchester has served more than 2,700 girls in Westchester