July 2021: Girls of the Month
Each month, we feature different girls from Girls Inc. of the Seacoast Area, a program of the Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center and an affiliate of Girls Incorporated®, a national research, education and direct advocacy organization that inspires girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
This month, we are featuring Grace and Mia!
About Grace and Mia:
Grace and Mia are both ten years old and attend Molin Elementary in Newburyport. They have been enrolled in Girls Inc. since last fall and are now participating in the summer program. They both show up with a smile, a positive attitude and are always ready to try new things.
We asked Grace and Mia a few questions so you can get to know them better.
What is your favorite Girls Inc. activity?
Grace: I love doing the tie dye!
Mia: My favorite activity was the egg drop; it was fun making the egg holder and dropping the egg.
What is one important thing you have learned from Girls Inc.?
Grace: To stand up for yourself and others.
Mia: To be bold!
Do you have a favorite book?
Grace: I really like Diary of a Wimpy Kid.
Mia: I don’t have a favorite book, but I like graphic novels.
What is your favorite subject to learn about and why?
Grace: I like reading class because I enjoy reading.
Mia: Me too, I really like reading.
What is your favorite thing about summer?
Grace: I like going to camps, especially Girls Inc.!
Mia: Going to the pool!
What is something you’re looking forward to in the next school year?
Grace: I’m not sure yet!
Mia: Hopefully having a normal school year.
How are you strong?
Grace: I am strong because I stand up for others.
Mia: I also stand up for others which makes me strong.
How are you smart?
Grace: I am smart because I listen when other are talking, and make smart choices.
Mia: I am smart because I listen well to my teachers and others.
How are you bold?
Grace: I am bold because I like doing different things.
Mia: I am bold because I like learning new things.
The Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center believes that girls are stronger, more confident and less likely to become victims of domestic violence when they are empowered through education. We currently offer Girls Inc. of the Seacoast Area programs for girls in the following Massachusetts towns: Amesbury, Georgetown, Groveland, Ipswich, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury.
Girls Inc. of the Seacoast area is an affiliate of Girls Incorporated®, a national research, education and direct advocacy organization that inspires girls to be strong, smart, and bold. The Girls Inc. national network includes research-based curricula delivered by trained professionals to equip girls to achieve academically; to lead healthy and physically active lives; to manage money; to navigate media messages; and to discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Thank you to the year-long sponsors of the Girls Inc. of the Seacoast Area: