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Meet Marcy: Executive Who Supports Girls in Science

Marcy Reed is President, Massachusetts at National Grid, a utility that provides electricity and gas to homes and businesses. She also has a passion for encouraging girls in science and technology. 

Meet Peter: Author, Musician, and Philanthropist

Peter Buffett is a musician, the author of Life is What You Make It: Find Your Own Path to Fulfillment, and a philanthropist who supports empowering girls and women around the world.  We asked him what inspired his book about defining success and why educating girls is so important to him.

Meet Jessica: The Business of Starting Businesses

The Business of Starting Businesses

Jessica Herrin, CEO of Stella & Dot, launched a company that helps other women start their own home-based businesses.

Meet Jennifer, a Business Consultant

Meet Jennifer, a Business Consultant

Meet Jennifer, a business consultant with expertise in technology. Jennifer spoke to Girls Inc. about her path to her exciting career, her love of teamwork, travel, yoga…and that one time she almost went by the name “Jimmy.”

Meet Michelle: A Fashion Executive

Michelle took a big career risk to help her best friend launch a successful fashion line. 

College Prep Calendar

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Perhaps you have a specific goal in mind, like being an engineer or a vet. Maybe you're not really sure of what you want, but you're thinking college is where you're headed. The question is: how do you get there? Take a look at our College Prep Calendar, which lays it all out for you, year by year!

Education Options

Check out some post high school options for education.

Four-year College or University

Four or five years full-time, or part-time equivalent at a college or university will earn you a Bachelor's Degree in your major. There are a few different kinds such as a B.A., a bachelor of arts and B.S., which is a bachelor of science.

Urban Planner

Do you like to think about how to make your city better? Urban planners develop long- and short-term land use plans to aide growth and revitalization of urban, suburban, and rural communities, while helping local officials make decisions concerning social, economic, and environmental problems.

Technical Illustrator

Are you a very precise person? Do you like to draw? Technical illustrators make detailed drawings of physical objects. They illustrate rooms for an interior designer, buildings for an architect, or plants for a landscape architect.

Education Required: Associate's or Bachelor's degree