Our Mission: To inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold!

Our Vision: To be recognized as the premier organization that helps all girls realize their potential and exercise their rights!

Girls Inc. now offers Community Based Outreach programs within Knox County.

We deliver core Girls Inc. programs while providing a nurturing environment for girls to be themselves.

Outreach staff present intentional programs and hands-on activities within the after school hours where girls live and go to school.

Knox County Outreach Programming Schedule:

Monday

  • Beaumont Magnet Academy (DTP and ASP)
  • Lonsdale Elementary School (ASP)

Tuesday

  • Northwest Middle School (ASP)
  • South Knox (DTP)
  • South Doyle (DTP)

Wednesday

  • Green Magnet Academy (ASP)
  • Whittle Springs Middle School (ASP)

Thursday

  • Northwest Middle School (ASP)
  • Norwood Elementary School (ASP)
  • New Hopewell (ASP)

Friday

  • New Hopewell Elementary School (DTP)
  • Inskip Elementary School (ASP)
  • Pond Gap Elementary School (ASP)

*DTP-Day Time Programming

*ASP-After School Programming

For more information on any of these outreach sites or programs, please contact Meghan Byrge at mbyrge@girlsinctnv.org

 With a belief in girls’ rights and abilities, Girls Inc. ensures:

Girls grow up strong!

We teach girls healthy living so girls are able to make informed decisions, avoid risky behaviors, and take charge of their health.

Girls grow up smart!

We provide academic enrichment so girls increase their love of learning, improve performance in school and aspire to and plan for education beyond high school.

Girls grow up bold!

Girls build life skills to set and achieve goals and increase resilience in the face of obstacles to live productive and fulfilling lives.

GIRLS INC

Our organization is proud to offer scholarship opportunities.

Through the Girls Inc Scholars ProgramThis is a scholarship program that awards 8th graders and high school students opportunities in higher education.

Girls Inc. serves over 500 girls in the Anderson County area!  We serve girls of all races, ethnicities and economic backgrounds.  We offer scholarships in all our programs and currently serve over 35% of participants on scholarships.

Girls Incorporated National Programs offered here at Girls Inc of Knoxville:  

Research based and intentional programming curriculum’s.

  • Girls Inc Operation Smart®: A program designed to provide hands-on experiences with math, science and technology. It builds girls’ skills with activities that give girls the opportunity to explore, ask questions and solve problems through projects, games and exploration.  (Operation SMART:  Helping girls develop enthusiasm for and skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Through hands on activities girls explore, ask questions and solve problems.)
  • Magic Within:  Girls learn to set goals for themselves and their futures, make action plans in achieving those goals and build overall self esteem. We work with girls to create open forums to discuss their passions, concerns and needs for their future’s success. We encourage them to build themselves up and learn to advocate for not only themselves but their communities as well.
  • Girls Inc Economic Literacy®: This program provides girls with the skills and confidence they need to contribute to the economy. Girls learn how to budget, save, spend and make informed financial decisions. Girls discuss issues regarding equal pay, child care welfare and other economic issues that particularly affect women and girls.