An Amazing Partnership- Agency Ingram Micro

Partnerships with corporations only make Girls Inc. of Orange County stronger, and able to pass that along to our strong, smart, and bold girls! Girls Inc. of Orange County’s (GIOC) partnership with Agency Ingram Micro (AIM) has elevated the look, feel and presence of the Girls Inc. brand for

Happy Father’s Day from Girls Inc. of Orange County!

Many years ago, we created Dads for Daughters, an auxiliary group of Girls Inc. of Orange County, to highlight the important role dads (and male role models) play in supporting girls in becoming strong, smart, and bold. Men can be powerful allies and partners in creating a more equitable

Equality Can’t Wait

208 Years.  At the current pace of change, it will take 208 years to reach gender equality in the U.S. As one of the 10 finalists in the Equality Can’t Wait national challenge, Girls Inc. thinks this is too long. Meet the Equality Can’t Wait Finalists - Equality

2020 Virtual Eureka! True Crime and Crime Scene Investigation Edition

Zarina Yunis September 2020 Girls Inc. of Orange County has held its annual signature summer camp Eureka! for the past 21 years and Summer 2020 was no exception. Even in light of the coronavirus pandemic, the camp was operated utilizing an online model and condensed into a two-week program.

A Letter to the Girls Inc. Community

6/04/2020 A Letter to the Girls Inc. Community To our Friends, Family, Supporters, and Partners: Today I am heartbroken. I am heartbroken for George Floyd and his family. I am heartbroken for 17-year-old Darnella Frazier, who took the video of Mr. Floyd’s murder and watched him die. I am

Corina, how has GIOC supported you during COVID-19?

In a time where most jobs, internships, camps, and classes have been canceled or postponed, Girls Inc. is the most reliable and helpful organization that continues to offer support to me despite all obstacles. Since social distancing began Girls Inc members have continuously reached out to me and have

A Special Message to our Girls Inc. Family

Dear Friends, Our work never stops!  Now more than ever, the Girls Inc. of Orange County team is committed to serving our girls, staff, supporters, volunteers, and friends. We want to ensure you that our work goes on, and is more important than ever as we face uncertain times. Now

Stronger, Smarter, and Bolder: Girls Take The Lead 

by Laurie Goodman  We know that when girls succeed, we all succeed.  For the first time in history, we know that a significant amount of our leaders will be women.  This means that girls need the best possible preparation to step into these roles.  Despite the inherent promise that girls

Girls Inc. OC Externship Program Part 2: Externship Placement

By Zarina Yunis As a teenager just starting on my journey, my 2019 externship placement was one of my most memorable experiences. Having the opportunity to work and learn at a top Orange County company at this stage of life was so rewarding. This summer I was placed at

Girls Inc. OC Externship Program Part 1: Development Days and Training Week

By Zarina Yunis One of Girls Inc. OC’s flagship programs held every summer is their Externship Program. This program is designed to give high school sophomores and juniors the opportunity to explore potential career interests at various summer placements. The application process starts with an informational meeting, followed by

#GIRLSTOO Teen Town Hall

By: Zarina Yunis The movement against sexual harassment and sexual assault reached an international audience in late 2017 after several American actresses shared their experiences with sexual harrassment publicly using the #MeToo on their social media accounts.  Tarana Burke, a social activist, originally coined the phrase back in 2006,