Programs for Underserved Girls in NYC

Press Inquiries:

Christina Benavides

Director of Operations



The Wall Street Journal: "A Shower for the College-Bound"
June 15, 2014

Check out The Wall Street Journal article about our 15th Annual College Shower!

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Shape Magazine

November 2013 Issue

"My mom always told me I could do anything I set my mind to - which is why I'm so passionate about Girls Inc. of NYC, one of my favorite charities. It helps bright young women from challenging backgrounds do incredible things." - Stephanie Ruhle, Girls Inc. of NYC Board of Directors


CUNY TV: Brian Lehrer Show

October 28, 2013

Two of our 13-year-old participants from Downtown Brooklyn, Tiara Coleman and Rhea John, were invited to share their thoughts on New York City's self-esteem campaign.

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Alumni to Speak at Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of “I Have a Dream” Speech

August 28, 2013


“It is amazing to represent all the girls who Girls Inc. serves and African American girls across the country in speaking about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For me, freedom means the right to get a good education, share my voice equally, and achieve greatness.” – Shantia

Check out Shantia's remarks here >


Arise TV

July 3, 2013

Check out one of our Girls Inc. of NYC participants, Theory Cogbill, and her mother on a segment with Christina Brown and guest co-host Michaela Angela Davis about girls who are interested in technology and coding.

Check out the segment here >



Fit Pregnancy

April/May 2013 Issue

"I want everyone’s kids to get a fair shot in this world, and that’s what Girls Inc. of New York City does."                      - Stephanie Ruhle, Girls Inc. of NYC Board of Directors

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PBS American Graduate Day

September 22, 2012


We were selected by PBS to take part in their first-ever American Graduate Day, a multi-media platform event thatfocused on improving high school graduation rates in America. We were the only agency selected to focus solely on girls.

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106.7 Lite LM, Get Connected

 September 23, 2012

Check out Odette Nemes, our Director of Programs, on Lite FM’s Affair Public Affairs show Get Connected. Tune in to learn how we are inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold through our high impact programs.

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February 28, 2015 from 11:00am-3:30pm

sat·HER·day is a FREE fun-filled day of interactive, empowering, girl-focused activities for New York City girls ages 9-14. To kick off Women’s History Month, this event will give girls who don't have access to Girls Inc. of NYC's life-changing programs a chance to be inspired to be strong, smart, and bold! There will be workshops in the areas of media and economic literacy, self-defense, math and science, healthy relationships, college goals, defining self- beauty and much more. This event promises to be the best sat·HER·day ever! 

We will serve lunch, have raffles, special guest performances and a Girl Power rally! 

Learn more about the event >


Henri Bendel & Girls Inc. of NYC Shopping Night

December 8, 2014 from 6:00pm-8pm

Please join us on Monday, December 8 at Henri Bendel, 712 5th Avenue (@56th Street) from 6-8pm for an evening of sips and holiday shopping benefiting Girls Inc. of NYC. Receive 10% off full-price purchases or 20% off purchases $150+, Henri Bendel will donate 10% of all proceeds to Girls Inc. of NYC! Kindly RSVP to

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4th Annual Junior Board Fall Fete

September 18, 2014

The Junior Board of Girls Inc. of New York City cordially invites you to an evening of music and mingling for a great cause.

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Annual Spring Luncheon

April 30, 2014

Girls Inc. of NYC's Spring Luncheon will honor the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program who will receive our Strong, Smart, and Bold Corporate Citizenship Award.

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Annual College Shower

June 12, 2014

Since 1999, Girls Inc. of NYC has honored our members who are transitioning from high school to college through our Annual College Shower. At the event the graduates' family, friends, and supporters celebrate their achievements and support them as they continue to prove that they are strong, smart, and bold!

Learn more about the Annual College Shower >


2013 Girls InCharge Summit
July 23-25, 2013

Girls Inc. partnered with Sam’s Club Giving Program this summer to give 52 high school girls a once-in-a-lifetime experience to build business and workplace skills.

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3rd Annual Junior Board Fall Fete

September 12, 2013

This fun event will feature cocktails, small bites, a fabulous silent auction including prizes from Zipcar, CitiBike, Exhale Mind Body Spa, Rent the Runway, The Spotted Pig, any many more, as well as a raffle for two Delta Air Lines tickets!

Check out pictures from the event here >