To empower girls through hands-on activities, real-life academics, and positive female role models and to use education as a tool to enhance life skills such as teamwork, communication, and problem-solving.
We believe that communities are strengthened when diversity is honored and every individual is given an equal opportunity to thrive.
Girls Count promotes respect and will not tolerate harassment based upon an individual's gender, race, ethnicity, economic status, age, religion or any other legally protected characteristics.
We welcome any individual who self-identifies as female including transgender and/or non-binary to join Girls Count programming.
Purpose: Participants believe in the importance of their work.
Essential Skills and Mindsets: Experiences foster competencies that are foundations to innovation in the world (e.g., creative problem solving, critical analysis, communication, collaboration, citizenship, and character).
Agency: Participants create their own learning experiences, set their goals, manage their progress, and evaluate their work.
Knowledge (Deep, retained): Participants develop real mastery of the topics they study. They can apply it, ask thoughtful questions about it, and teach others.