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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

Who We Are

Board of Directors

Alfred Yates


Risk Management


Crystal Threet



Lindsay Oak

Board Member


Becky Coffey

Board Member

Vice President, Partner Activation & Premium Service

Annette Reyes

Board Member

Commissions Office Manager

Cherrell Miller

Board Member

Social Media & Outreach

Sara Loken

Board Member

Community Relations


Qiana Stewart

Board Member

Professional Clinical Counselor

Board of Advisors

Aditi Bansal

Matthew Desch

Tanya Rutner

Krystal Geyer

Wendy Larzelere

Diana Westhoff

Sierra Austin


Aditi Bansal

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 Alfred at ayates@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 Alfred at ayates@1girl.net.

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1girl Brunch Gala: March 7

06 JAN

Please join us for brunch on International Women's Day Weekend. **Purchase tickets here!** It is a very exciting time a [...]

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First Ever All-Ohio 1girl Leadership Conference

03 NOV

Over the (freezing cold) first weekend of November, ten students across all three of our Ohio collegiate chapters (1girl [...]

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Meet Alison Wachtman, 1girl Intern

10 AUG

Driven, hardworking, and genuine are just a few words to describe our new intern, Alison Wachtman. She is currently in h [...]

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