Category: Girls Inc. Updates

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Girls Driven to Learn About Careers in STEM

This November, Girls Inc. middle school girls built electric motors during an innovative field trip to Tesla, Inc. Tesla is committed to solving big problems, and in order to do that they need diverse team members to bring different perspectives and ideas to the table. Tesla is encouraging underrepresented groups,…

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Pilots and Parachutes at Fleet Week

Sometimes, all it takes is a role model. This month, twenty 8th and 9th grade girls went to Fleet Week in San Francisco and learned that working in aviation can mean a lot more than being a flight attendant. Hosted by United Airlines, our girls met a diverse panel of…

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Five Girls Inc. Scholars Publish Their First Works

Five Girls Inc. of Alameda County scholars were honored by The Simpson Literacy Project and their works published in The Simpsonistas, Volume 2, an acclaimed collection of essays and creative writing from new and established authors. In partnership with The Simpson Literacy Project, Girls Inc. juniors work with UC…

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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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