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Girls Inc of Sarasota County

  • Girls Inc of Sarasota County
  • 201 S. Tuttle Ave
  • Sarasota, FL 34237
  • (941) 366-6646
  • Dawn Wiley
  • Director of High School Initiatives

Program Description

The High School Initiative assists girls in 9th-12th grade become healthy, educated and prepared for life. This includes career exploration, resume preparation, job interview coaching, college exploration, college tours, and college/scholarship application assistance.

Services Provided

  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • White: 40%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 30%
  • African American: 30%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 36
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Chatham University (1)
  • Florida State University (3)
  • University of Central Florida (1)
  • University of Florida (2)
  • University of South Florida St. Petersburg (1)