Events

Champions For Girls ReceptionA reception will be held on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 6PM at UAH Shelby Center to highlight champions dedicated to furthering our mission of inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We need your partnership to invest in the nearly 600 girls we serve annually across Madison County. Read more
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Individual tickets are now available for purchase:

$100.00 per individual

Fuel Her Fire, and She Will Change the World

She will not be another statistic. Girls Inc. believes every girl can succeed. That’s why the trained professionals of Girls Inc. are there for our girls every day – supporting, mentoring, and guiding them in a safe, girls-only environment – building bonds that go beyond the school years.

Watch our mission video to learn more.

Girl Spotlight

Girls Inc. National Scholars

Imani

As an adolescent, Imani Malone grew up in the Girls Inc. program not knowing how her experience would impact her future. As a high school student, she volunteered, mentored, and tutored younger girls in the program during her spare time. Through the College-Bound Program, she gained college and career-readiness skills and had the opportunity to meet Dr. Condoleezza Rice. She attributes mentors at Girls Inc. who were in her corner and helped herx to become an independent and strong young woman.

Today, this high school senior is a Girls Inc. National Scholar with plans to attend Auburn University and study chemical engineering in the Fall of 2015. Congratulations and best wishes Imani!

News

Summer Camp Registration will begin for Summer Break on Monday, March 30. Girls ages K-8th grade will enjoy field trips, programs, and activities that allow them to be themselves around other girls as they realize their full potential. Limited spaces will fill quickly. Visit the center to enroll or call (256)859-0011 for more information.
Weekly Tuition:
1 girl $60 ($140 to register)
2 girls $110 ($260 to register)
3 girls $150 ($510 to register)
($20 nonrefundable registration fee included with first and last week’s tuition to reserve a space.)

MentoringTrusting, mentoring relationships are essential to help girls realize their potential. Are you a mentor to a girl in your life? In our Guide To Effective Mentoring, learn about new resources and activities to build or strengthen the relationship with your mentee. Become a mentor here

Invest In a Girl Celebration Our annual fundraiser with guest speaker Dr. Condoleezza Rice on October 28, 2014 highlighted the Girls Inc. mission and the impact that Girls Inc. of Huntsville is making in the community. Read more

The Girl ProjectGirls Inc. has partnered with The Girl Project, a Glamour initiative to raise funds to break down the barriers to secondary education for young women all over the world. Girls Inc. was selected as one of four organizations to benefit due to our work to ensure girls succeed academically, set goals that include higher education, and develop life skills for adulthood. With one in four girls in the US not graduating high school, we are honored to help combat this critical issue. Read more

Outreach Forensic Science STEM Camp 2014The Girls Inc. Outreach Program recently hosted a STEM camp in partnership with the AMRDEC Outreach Program on Redstone Arsenal. During this 3-day training, middle school girls learned investigative and problem-solving techniques to solve mathematical problems in the form of forensic science. Read more and view photos

Girls Inc. Receives $500,000 Grant from Lockheed Martin to Support STEMOn the heels of a pilot program which yielded positive attitudes about STEM in girls, Girls Inc. of Huntsville and nine other affiliates will benefit from a new partnership with Lockheed Martin to strengthen programs and ensure more girls consider and are interested in pursuing STEM careers. Read more

Girls Inc. Partners with NordstromWhen you shop Nordstrom’s new brand, Treasure&Bond, 5% of net profits will go toward Girls Inc. and fueling girls’ fire to grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Look great and give back!

A Letter Worth SharingGirls Inc. is committed to being a voice for girls and sharing the realities they face through advocacy for increased resources. In a letter to the editor of The New York Times, Girls Inc. President and Chief Executive Judy Vredenburgh and others discuss the need for better strategies to support young Americans of color, particularly young girls, who account for two-thirds of the girls served through the organization. Read more