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Girls Inc. Founder is awarded Essie Silva Community Builder Award
The Essie Silva Community Builder Award recognizes an individual who is making a difference in addressing particular community problems affecting different cultural or ethnic groups.

Girls Inc. Miami partners with the Miami Heat Dancers

Give Miami Day is coming up! Be sure to support Girls Inc. and other amazing Miami nonprofits raising money for a successful 2022.

Alice & Olivia Design District Shopping, lite bites and bubbly!

Join us December 15th from 6 to 8 PM at ALICE + OLIVIA: 3922 NE 1st AVE, Miami Design District. Meet our strong smart and bold girls - join Virginia Akar and our 150+ women strong to shop the ALICE + OLIVIA resort collection.

Network and enjoy bubbly & bites while you shop. 10% off your purchase + 10% of sales will benefit Girls Inc. of Greater Miami.

Girls Inc. Miami partners with the Miami Heat Dancers

Miami's iconic Strong, Smart and Bold Miami Heat Dancers will become part of our regular mentoring program, inspiring and motivating our girls to dream big and work hard!

Smart Innovations

With all programs now fully enrolled, our girls are diving into our new Algo-Rhythms where they combine fitness and technology to discover how STEM is already in so many activities they enjoy --- like dancing the Robot! They're learning to identify patterns, create steps and follow sequences while having fun!

Bold Supporters

We value all of our community partners and invite you to learn more about ways you can become a corporate sponsor.

Single Mother impacted by Girls Inc.

Inspire 305 Impact Up Close: Makeisha, a single mother of two, shares how she experienced firsthand the the impact of Girls Inc. of Greater Miami, the 2019 Inspire305 Grand Innovator winner.

Girls Inc. Extends Network to Greater Miami

Girls Inc. is expanding its reach with the launch of Girls Inc. of Greater Miami. The youth-serving organization works with schools and in communities in 350 cities across the US and Canada providing more than 134,000 girls each year with mentoring relationships, safe spaces, and evidence-based programming proven to help them succeed.

Miami-based Strong Girls Inc. Is Now Girls Inc. of Greater Miami

Miami-based Strong Girls Inc. announced it is affiliating with Girls Inc., the national organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. works with schools and in communities in 350 cities across the US and Canada providing more than 134,000 girls each year with mentoring relationships, safe spaces, and evidence-based programming proven to help them succeed.

Local nonprofit that empowers girls affiliates with national organization

A Miami-based nonprofit that seeks to empower girls is now has a louder voice. Founded by attorney and human rights advocate Virginia Akar in 2017, Strong Girls Inc., “provides girls in Miami with the resources and support to grow up healthy, educated, and independent.” Through after-school programming, about 180 girls in the county’s Title 1 elementary, middle and high schools receive the tools and knowledge needed to “thrive now and as adults.” Now, the organization will expand its reach through an affiliation with the national Girls Inc., changing its name to Girls Inc. of Greater Miami.

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Miami-based Strong Girls Inc. announced it is affiliating with Girls Inc., the national organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. works with schools and in communities in 350 cities across the US and Canada providing more than 134,000 girls each year with mentoring relationships, safe spaces, and evidence-based programming proven to help them succeed.

Girls Inc. To Host “Bling It On” Gala

Jo from NBC 6 South Florida spoke with founder and CEO of Girls Inc. Virginia Akar to discuss the organization and all the work they are doing to empower young girls.

Organización en Miami facilita oportunidades para niñas

The non-profit organization Girls Inc. of Greater Miami (formerly known as Strong Girls Inc.), has recently joined the national network of Girls Inc., which works with schools and communities in 350 cities in the US and Canada. Virginia Akar, founder and president of Girls Inc. of Greater Miami, celebrates this step that undoubtedly represents greater opportunities for young girls.

United Way of Miami Inspire 305 Builds Garden

Inspire 305, powered by United Way of Miami-Dade, is joining forces with Strong Girls Incorporated to build the garden at the charter school. The garden will provide students healthier food options with fruits, vegetables and herbs, which can in turn give them an alternative to pre-packaged foods available at stores.

Inspire 305 grants Girls Inc. of Greater Miami $25,000 Award

Community Newspapers: In its second year, Inspire305, powered by United Way of Miami-Dade, continues to support innovative nonprofits that propel change. After 5,600 community members submitted votes, Girls Inc. of Greater Miami won the $25,000 Grand Innovator Award.

Girls Inc. creates system to break poverty cycle

The Florida Villager: Focused on helping girls in disadvantaged communities, the nonprofit offers a unique after school program that meets for two hours, four times per week, focused on creating a support system to help break the poverty cycle.