Teen programs offer many leadership opportunities to young women, ages 14 to 18. Teens address important issues such as sexism, racism, the prevention of early sexual activity, underage drinking and drug use. Any teen can become a part of Girls Inc. by participating in enrichment activities, coming for homework assistance and/or working on community events organized by teen leaders.

Program Information
Young women learn about career choices, college admissions, and other post secondary opportunities. Our programs offer computer access, one-on-one advising, homework help, job and college preparation, community involvement, mentoring and leadership development. After-School program hours are Monday – Thursday 3:00pm- 7:00pm and Fridays 3:00pm-5:30pm and maybe adjusted due to Covid-19 changes.

The Learning Center  is open to any teen girl who would like homework help, tutoring, or just a quiet space to study. Equipped with wireless laptops and printing capabilities, the Learning Center is designed to meet today’s academic needs. Trained staff work with girls to evaluate learning styles and matches individuals with volunteer tutors and mentors.

2021-2022 Teen Program Flyer & Application

College Access Mentoring for Juniors

College Access Mentoring for Seniors


Peer Leadership opportunities

Peer Leaders plan and deliver educational workshops to peers and younger youth, plan and host special events in the community and advocate for change. Gain work experience, develop leadership skills and strengthen your college application. Peer Leaders work 4:00pm-6:00pm, three days a week and receive a monthly Stipend.

The Beach Sisters program is a partnership with the Northeastern University Marine Science Center. Our program promotes environmental literacy and stewardship in girls through hands-on, inquiry-based learning.

Teen Health Ambassadors are a group of female peer leaders dedicated to promoting healthy sexuality. Focus is on pregnancy prevention, healthy relationships, body image, healthy choices, nutrition, and positive risk taking. These peer leaders act as mentors with younger teens and help them become leaders within their schools and communities.

Part of the Solution
empowers our teen girls to educate other teens about the risks of using alcohol and other drugs. Peer Leaders plan and carryout parent education events and media campaigns.

STEM Peer Leaders Through hands-on, minds-on activities the peer leaders demonstrate the power and beauty of science, technology, engineering and mathematics while encouraging girls to consider careers in STEM.

Peer Leader flyer

For Information on our Peer Leadership opportunities, please contact Lena Crowley at lecrowley@girlsinclynn.org or call 781-592-9744 ext 213.

career path/
workforce development

Career Path is a career readiness program designed to prepare teens girls for their first job and show them how to research career interests through job shadowing and internships. Teens can attend Career Speakers Panels feature dynamic professional women who share career advice to help them now and in the future.

In addition, Career Path offers financial literacy workshops that teach teens the necessary skills to become financially responsible and independent.

Activities include: Researching how to job search, Career Interest Surveys, Resume Study Skills, Interview skills. Field trips to work sites and job shadow experiences, paid internships. Girls learn to understand the value of work.

For more information, please contact:
Career Path Advisor
Fatima Jallow-Nambouh
781-592-9744 x210

College access Mentoring

The College Mentoring Program allows juniors and seniors to work on a weekly basis with an adult volunteer mentor on the college application process. The senior mentoring program takes place on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. The College Access Mentoring program runs throughout the school year (September – May) and includes:

  • college and career exploration
  • narrowing the major & college choices
  • essay writing assistance
  • scholarship application assistance
  • development of time management and other organization skills
  • college visits

Junior mentoring takes place on Thursday evenings.

If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact Ariel Garfinkel, Career and College Readiness Coordinator, at 781-592-9744 x232 or agarfinkel@girlsinclynn.org

Teen leadership academy

Explore what it means to be a leader with your coach and practice professional skills you will need for your future.

Activities include: Learning about appropriate business attire, developing your personal brand,  learn how to speak in public, resume writing and more.

Advisor: Ariel Garfinkel agarfinkel@girlsinclynn.org

781-592-9744 ext. 232