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National Programs

Girls Incorporated is a national research, education, and direct advocacy organization that inspires girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Programs based on research gathered at the Girls Inc. National Resource Center encourage girls ages 6 to 18 to take risks and master physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges. Programs are offered through a network of 1,000 sites nationwide and are facilitated by trained professional staff.

Girls Inc. Economic Literacy®

Girls learn to manage money, invest, and begin to develop an appreciation for global economics.

Girls Inc. Friendly PEERsuasion®

Girls develop skills to resist pressure to use harmful substances such as alcohol, tobacco, household chemicals, and other drugs.

Girls Inc. Leadership and Community ActionSM

Girls build their leadership skills and create lasting social change through community action projects.

Girls Inc. Media Literacy®

Girls learn to analyze critically what they see and hear in the media, advocate for change in entertainment, news, and advertising media, and create images that are more realistic and reflective of their lives.

Girls Inc. Operation SMART®

Girls develop enthusiasm for and skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and consider careers in these fields by interacting with women and men pursuing such careers.

Girls Inc. Preventing Adolescent Pregnancy®

Girls acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to take charge of and to make informed, thoughtful decisions about their sexual health.

Girls Inc. Project BOLD®

Girls learn to lead safer lives by developing skills and strategies for self-defense, including physical techniques and the ability to seek out and talk to caring adults about personal violence issues.

Girls Inc. Sporting Chance®

Girls learn to appreciate an active lifestyle as they develop movement and athletic skills, cooperative and competitive spirit, health awareness, and interest in sports and adventure.