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Eureka!

Examine! Explore! Experiment!

Girls Inc. of Worcester inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold.  One of our elite programs, Eureka!, is a year-round, five-year STEM intensive program that engages and empowers 8th-12th grade girls as they develop confidence and discover leadership and academic opportunities in STEM fields.  

Throughout this 5-year program, attendees engage in activities such as:

Healthy Living
Opportunities and experiences that provide them with the knowledge, skills and encouragement to develop and sustain a healthy lifestyle. Topics include:

  • Nutrition
  • Physical Activity
  • Stress Management
  • Body Image

Life Skills Instruction
Girls will participate in program activities and experiences that build the learning, skills, and behaviors that enable them to function independently and live a productive and fulfilling life. Topics include:

  • Persistence and resilience 
  • Ability to delay gratification
  • Improved emotional control

Academic Enrichment and Support
Girls will participate in program activities and experiences that expand on and support their school-based learning and engagement such as:

  • Prepare for high school & college
  • Professional Development
  • Economic Independence
  • Leadership Opportunities

Applications are open to grade 7 girls only.

 

Registration: 

For more information, please contact Brenda Nikas-Hayes, Associate Director of Eureka! STEM & Leadership Program at or call 508-755-6455 x35. 

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Thank you to our 2018 Eureka! funders!

  • Avidia
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.
  • Berkshire Bank Foundation
  • Boston Scientific
  • BNY Mellon
  • Consigli Foundation
  • Dell
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Greater Worcester Community Foundation
  • Massachusetts Service Alliance
  • MassDevelopment
  • MathWorks
  • National Grid
  • NN/LM New England Region
  • People's United Community Foundation
  • PwC
  • Saint-Gobain
  • South High Community School
  • TE Connectivity
  • The TJX Companies, Inc. / The TJX Foundation, Inc.
  • UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center
  • Unum
  • Verizon
  • Visiant

Thank you to our 2018 Workplace Partners!

  • Boston Scientific
  • Mass Audubon
  • Community Harvest Project
  • Dell
  • Ecotarium
  • Fallon Health
  • NN/LM New England Region
  • Saint-Gobain
  • TE Connectivity
  • Turn Back Time
  • UMass Transfusion Department
  • UMass Prevention Research Center
  • Vanilla Box Productions
  • Visiant
  • WCCA TV 13
  • Worcester Tree Initiative
  • YMCA