Applications Open for 2021 Scholarship!
The Helga Schroeter Memorial Scholarship was established by the Working Group on Girls of Schenectady, Inc.in September 2019 to honor Helga, one of their founding mothers, and to keep alive her passion for socialjustice, diversity and inclusion, and nurturing the youth of our community. This scholarship is intended tofurther girls’ education or training after high school. This year's application deadline is July 1, 2021. The winning applicant will be notified by mail in early August 2021. Click here for a copy of the scholarship application.
Feb. 26, 2021 6-8:30 pm Virtual Screening of Pushout Documentary
Connecting to Our Girls While We’re Apart
Shop2gether with WGGS & Open Door!
Circles of Support Fundraiser 2019
New Roles at WGGS
Two members of our community are taking on new roles within the WGGS Community. Tanya Hull is beginning her term as Co-President of the Board. Tanya started with WGGS serving as a muse at Paige Elementary School and Central Park Middle School before joining the WGGS, and she has served on SCSD's Board of Education and is a member of the Adopted Not for Profit Committee with the Capital Region Chamber's Women's Council as well as an Eastern Star. She works as a real estate agent for RE/MAX. We're so excited that she's agreed to serve as Co-President! ...
Spotlight on Girls: What Girls Say About Girls’ Circles
At our Celebration Dinner, some girls chose to complete phrases to tell us more about how Girls' Circles impacted them. Here are some responses.I would recommend joining a Girls' Circle because. . . It helps me see who my friends are and it helps me with problems I have in school!It helps open female's mindsIt's fun and motivatingIt's a good experience to see women come together to talk about our life and just communicate. Even though I am shy and stuff that they have opened me up and I have become more comfortable with talking.It's a fun and family-like group of ...
Girls’ Day Out 2018
Our tenth annual Girls' Day Out was held on Wednesday, November 14, at the Glen Sanders Mansion. Thanks to Catherine Snyder for putting this slide show together! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjbWcwMfYJs
Senator Gillibrand Sends Greetings
We were so honored to receive greetings from Senator Gillibrand on the occasion of our 10th Annual Girls' Day Out!