Girls Incorporated of the Washington Metropolitan Area
- District of Columbia
Our mission To Inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold!
Through our unique DC model College Bound Girls! every girl receives The Girls Inc. Experience, an emotionally and physically safe, girl-only environment, research-based programs and related enrichment activities, delivered by professional staff. At Girls Inc. she can take risks, master physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges; develop the goals and skills that support her success in school, community and life; and realize her potential to be an independent woman who can make a valuable contribution to society.
College Bound Girls! supports every girl to:
1. maintain engagement in academics and graduate from high school
2.maintain pre-college readiness, seeing higher education/career preparation as desirable and attainable
3.build healthy peer and adult relationships
4. develop confidence in her personal leadership skills
5. increase exposure to career options, especially those under-represented by women, including STEM fields.
Our programs align with national youth development best practices.