The SHINE Initiative


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"Boost!" College & Career Readiness

Serving: 200 high school girls

Areas: Fort Worth

Funds from The SHINE Initiative will support the purchase of supplies for the College and Career Success Program which provides college and career readiness programming for high school seniors, and continued mentoring and support to Girls Inc. alumnae as they transition to college/post-secondary education.

The College and Career Success Program will be be a permanent addition to Girls Inc. programming and will meet the needs of low-income girls as they transition from high school to college.  The purpose of this project is to increase the likelihood these young women will graduate college or complete their post-secondary education certification.

This project supports young women in overcoming gender, economic, and social challenges throughout the enrollment and early college experience.