by Laurie Goodman and Olivia Haagenson What were Girls Inc. girls up to this summer?  Eureka! girls were learning to engineer a chair out of paper, code a robot to go through an obstacle course, and analyze a crime scene to name just a few.  Each July, Girls Inc. girls gather on a college campus for four weeks to

Macy’s Day

by Laurie Goodman On June 27th, 85 excited teen girls boarded buses to attend one of the highlights of the Externship Program, Macy’s Day at South Coast Plaza.  Macy’s welcomed Girls Inc. Externs into the store for a day of shopping, mentoring, workshops, and lunch. Macy’s is there for families during significant life milestones such as weddings, graduations and all

Then and Now

by Laurie Goodman Nationally, Girls Inc. is the oldest girl-serving organization in the nation, dating back to the industrial revolution.  Locally, for over 60 years, Girls Inc. has been inspiring girls to be Strong, Smart, and Bold.  In 1955, Mrs. Clifford Lewis, President of Harbor Girl’s Club said that “The organization started with nothing and moved three times in six