EUREKA

Organization name: Girls Inc.

Program Type

Academic programs
Job shadow & career fair programs
Leadership skills & college/career prep programs

Ages Served:

12-18 Years

Overview

Brief Program Summary: Eureka! scholars participate in a five-year science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) focused program that begins with a four-week camp the summer before eighth grade. Eureka! builds girls’ confidence and skills through hands-on programs featuring STEM activities. Eureka! fosters personal development and college and career readiness, promotes lasting relationships with peers and mentors, and encourages positive risk- taking. Within a cohort of 30 peers, Eurekans will be inspired to pursue educational, professional, and personal growth. During the school year, Eureka! scholars meet monthly for workshops and field trips to maintain their connection with the program and peers.
Success Metrics: N/A

Demographics

Number Served & Racial Distribution:

Total Number of Individuals Annually Served

45

Black or African Americans Annually Served

33%

Hispanic or Latinos Annually Served

7%

Geographic Scope:

Morgan, Putnam, Shelby
− Additional/Other Areas of Focus: N/A

Resources

Annual Operating Cost: N/A
Initial Start-Up Cost: N/A

Contact Information

Organization Name: Girls Inc.
Website: https://girlsinc.org/
Respondents Name: Mackenzie Pickerell
Email: mpickerrell@girlsincindy.org

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