“It was an honor to be nominated with sixty of the strongest, smartest, boldest women our community has to offer,” said CEO Mary Hester. “Girls need strong role models in women that are tough and successful while maintaining their beauty and grace.”
On Friday, August 24, 2012 at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North, Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta hosted its 10th Strong, Smart & Bold Awards luncheon. This event recognized the achievements of Atlanta’s women and girls who embody the Girls Inc. mission of inspiring girls to be strong (healthy), smart (educated) and bold (independent). Nominees are women who are role models for girls today as they work toward becoming the leaders of tomorrow.
The Strong, Smart & Bold Awards luncheon is an important annual fundraiser for Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta. Donations and sponsorships for the event are used to fund the programs implemented by Girls Inc throughout the year. These programs include after-school academic support, University summer camps and many more educational activities.
About Girl’s Inc
Girls Inc. of Greater Atlanta is a gender-specific, youth serving organization that provides research-based programs helping girls overcome the effects of gender inequity and become self-sufficient, responsible, and economically-empowered women. Since its inception in 1976, Girls Inc. has served approximately 100,000 girls in metro Atlanta. Our partnerships with more than 50 schools implementing informal educational programs designed to encourage girls to make strong, smart and bold decisions and to take informed risks and master physical, intellectual and emotional challenges has resulted in a decrease in teen pregnancy among the population of girls served. Girls Incorporated of Greater Atlanta has positioned itself as a leading organization that addresses the needs of girls between the ages of 6 and 18, from low and moderate income families, who seek safe and creative programs to improve their life outcomes. Girls Inc.’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong (healthy), smart (educated) and bold (independent). To learn more please visit: www.girlsincatl.org
About LAN Systems
LAN Systems is a leading Atlanta Computer Support company that provides people-focused IT solutions. As technology experts, LAN Systems helps companies make the most of their existing IT investment and choose the right solutions to fuel growth. LAN Systems is a leading provider of IT Solutions for growing businesses in the Metro Atlanta. For more information, visit: www.lansystems.com
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