A Girl Inspired

A Girl Inspired

By Nia W When I first started coming to GIRL, I had only been living in the D.C., Maryland, Virginia area for about a year after moving from Rochester, Minnesota. I was dealing with low self-esteem and confidence about myself and was not yet...

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My Sky High Dreams

My Sky High Dreams

By Nilah Williamson I’ve been to a total of seven STEM Programs, and all of them have helped direct me towards the career I want to pursue which is aviation. I give major props but also apologies to my dad because as much as he encouraged me to...

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An Aspiring Scientist

An Aspiring Scientist

My name is Annette Prah, and I am a rising senior at Riverside High School in Leesburg, Virginia. Earlier this spring, I applied for a summer STEM program at George Mason University called Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP). I...

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A World of Opportunities

A World of Opportunities

By Jaida R. The two GIRL Career Exploration workshops I had the pleasure of attending opened my eyes to the world of opportunities out there for young women. Not only was I able to network with some amazing career pioneers and girls just like me...

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APP Design Mini Camp

APP Design Mini Camp

By: Shivika A When I first heard that my mom enrolled me in a coding camp, I thought I was not going to do well because I didn’t know how to code. I thought I wouldn’t be able to make a game because I didn’t how to use some of the game programs...

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FOCUS is Family

FOCUS is Family

By Jade Kirkland What does FOCUS mean to you? I’ll let that sink in while I tell you what it means to me. FOCUS to me is more than just a camp, more than just a summer job, more than meeting new faces and seeing old ones again and again every...

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