Girls Inc. OC in the March for Equality

By Zarina Yunis (Girls Inc. member) A large group of Girls Inc. Orange County members came out to participate and let their voices be heard at the second annual Women’s March, which was held in Santa Ana on Jan. 20. Around the country, the Women’s March served as an


12/8/17 by Laurie Goodman Literacy Lab Family Night Did You Know: Half of all low-income fourth-graders score below basic level on a national literacy assessment. Additionally, children living in poverty who can’t read at grade level by the end of third grade are 13 times less likely to graduate from

Girls Inc. in 2018

Janet Michels Girls Inc. Board of Directors, President & Chair When a new year begins, it’s a time to think big, start fresh and aim high! I have the honor of assuming the Board Chair role for a two year assignment and am so excited at the potential for Girls

STEM for Girls and The Boeing Foundation

11/8/17 by Laurie Goodman Did you know? A report by America's Edge revealed that by 2018, 9 out of 10 STEM jobs will require postsecondary degrees and 7 out of 10 will require bachelor's degrees. Employers may have difficulty filling these jobs. Six years ago, California ranked 14th in the

Doc Squad

10/10/17 by Laurie Goodman Did you know? One in three girls does not feel she has the opportunity for open discussion in her classes. Fifty-five percent believe that they are expected to speak softly and not cause trouble. (According to a national study conducted by Girls Inc., “The Supergirl Dilemma”)

Externship Program

9/19/17 Laurie Goodman Marian Wright Edelman once said, “You can’t be what you can’t see.” At Girls Inc. each summer a group of 40 to 50 high school girls goes into some of Orange County’s premiere corporations and organizations to “see what they could be”. Before heading out to her

Girls Inc. Teaches Girls Action for Safety

By Crystal Wong, Girls Inc. Intern “STOP. LEAVE ME ALONE. GO AWAY. AHHH!” A small group of five elementary school girls scream at the top of their lungs and run around the grassy lawn before eventually collapsing onto the ground in a fit of giggles. For the most part, these

2017 Girls’ Conference

by Zarina Yunis, Girls Inc. Member, 9th grade My involvement with Girls Inc. OC started this Spring at the 5th Annual Girls Conference Orange County held at UC Irvine. Together with UC Irvine’s CARE office, Girls Inc. OC hosted a day-long conference full of workshops, speakers, and activities encouraging girls

College Bound

By Laurie Goodman Girls Inc. Grant Writer and College Bound Volunteer Lately, there has been a lot of talk about equity. At Girls Inc. our vision as an organization is "Empowered Girls in an Equitable Society". This is a huge goal, so how do we accomplish this? I think one

Due to unforeseen circumstances Girls Inc. of Orange County staff do not have any access to their Girls Inc. email or work phone lines. The main phone and fax lines for the office are also not working.

For immediate contact information
until the email and phone systems are restored please use:

Lucy Santana:
949-420-9426 |

Orleda Azevedo:
614-768-2929 |

Marisol Felix:
562-646-6274 |

Jessica Hubbard:
305-697-6311 |

Kimber Simons:
802-587-2929 |

Dennis Williams:
281-716-5427 |

Kelli McIntosh:
657-215-1053 |

Kathya Torrejon:
714-794-2357 |

Stephanie Mendoza:
530-436-5886 |

Beth Payne:
857-626-2714 |

Martha Rangel:
530-430-7531 |

Jessica Ross:
508-622-5507 |

Olivia Jaffe-Pachuilo:
562-444-5316 |

Mariah Murga:
985-509-7489 |