Category: Girls Inc. Updates

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Eureka! Girls Build a Rover

While some girls’ interest in STEAM starts to wane in middle school,  you’d never know it at Girls Inc. of Alameda County. Building confidence in STEAM means tackling hands-on projects and learning new skills, all with a healthy dose of fun. This month at Girls Inc, more than twenty 8th…

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Getting a Confident Start to the School Year

“They’re here!” rang out from a group of students on a warm summer day at Concordia Park. “We’re getting new shoes today!” Everyone likes new shoes, but for girls in the 1st-7th grade Girls Inc. of Alameda County summer program, a visit from the My New Red Shoes “ShoeMobile” is…

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School year ready, set, go!

We’re kicking off the school year at Girls Inc. of Alameda County! As our girls head back to the classroom, they’ll be supported at every grade by the caring staff at Girls Inc. Elementary girls are practicing their reading, acting out stories, and improving their literacy skills, laying…

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106 Girls Celebrate Summer Success

  “How do we show that Eureka! attitude?”   “Give 110%!” “Take positive risks!” “Show your corn!” “Sisterhood!”   Those were the sounds at this summer’s Eurekathon – the final day celebration of all things Eureka! at Girls Inc. of Alameda County. Eureka! is a five-year program for girls…

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Alumna Spotlight: Tehray McCullough

Since the third grade, Tehray McCullough has known exactly the career path she wanted to pursue: investment banking. After six years at Girls Inc. participating in both the Eureka! and Girls CAN! programs, three years at UC Merced studying Business Management and Economics, and serving as CFO of her school’s…

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Girls Inc. Girls + Volunteers = Magic

If you could put a huge smile on a girl’s face, and feel great about helping girls thrive, would you? More than 1,000 Girls Inc. of Alameda County volunteers say yes! “There is something magical about pairing our girls with adults in the community who are so excited to lend…

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Seniors Awarded Over $50,000 For College

Five scholars from Girls Inc. of Alameda County have won scholarships for 2019! Tiffany T., Kerry L., and Vanessa M. each won awards from the Girls Inc. National Scholarship Competition. With over 100 applications coming from all over the United States and Canada, this highly competitive program awards only 23…

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High School Girls Interview with Women of Impact

How do you conduct yourself in an interview? This month Girls Inc. hosted our 5th annual Mock Interviews where girls answered that question and practiced interviewing skills. A key component of the Eureka! Internship Program, mock interviews prepare 9th and 10th grade girls to present themselves as confident and professional…

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