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What We Do

1girl provides a unique, proven curriculum that empowers middle school girls to develop the skills they will need to be successful. The program is designed around five core skills:

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1girl operates through pre-existing afterschool and summer sites. The programs are facilitated by local high school and college women who volunteer through their high school or university chapter, providing these women an opportunity to develop their skills through a real world leadership role.

  • Public Speaking

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Critical Thinking

  • Goal Setting

  • Conflict Resolution

1 Girl Team

Our Team
Stephanie

Stephanie Union

Executive Director

Director

Alfred

Alfred Yates

President

Risk Management Analyst

Petre

Petre Ghitescu

Treasurer

Manager Risk Advisory Services

Shelby

Shelby Kretz

Board Member

PhD Student, Urban Schooling

Jacki

Jacki Emmenecker

Board Member

Recruiter

Cardinal Health

Becky

Becky Cornett, PhD

Board Member

Director

OSU Wexner Medical Center

Board of Advisors

Aditi Bansal

Matthew Desch

Dave Wilson

Tanya Rutner


Krystal Geyer

Wendy Larzelere

Diana Westoff

Sierra Austin

Cofounders

Aditi Bensal

Shelby Kretz

Sheila Maina

Get Involved

Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

We are currently looking for volunteers and interns for 1girl! If you are interested in getting involved, please e-mail Stephanie at sunion@1girl.net.

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Expansion Opportunities

We are also looking to expand to additional high school and college chapters. If you are interested in starting a 1girl chapter at your high school or college, please contact Stephanie at sunion@1girl.net.

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