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Cool Girls relies on dedicated staff, volunteers and mentors who help girls discover their passion, nurture their talents and succeed in life. Learn more

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Dine Out at Agave

agave Named one of the Top 100 Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in America, Agave is the latest stop on our Dine-Out tour. Join us on Monday, January 26, at this eclectic Southwestern eatery located in Cabbagetown.

Whether you’re in need of after-work relief or a just in the mood for some southwestern fare, 10% of your bill will benefit Cool Girls. Make your reservations today by clicking here: http://agaverestaurant.com/reservations/ 

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Atlanta – a Tale of Two Cities – Rich Thrive as Poor Continue to Struggle

 

By Tanya Egins, executive director of Cool Girls, Inc.

Tanya Egins

Tanya Egins

In the last year, Site Selection MagazineArea Development Magazine and CNBC named Georgia the #1 state for doing business.

The Metro Atlanta Chamber boasts of 16 Fortune 500 companies in the region. Many other substantial companies, with thousands of well-paid jobs, have headquarters here.

This is good news for improving the conditions faced by the families and girls my organization, Cool Girls, serves.

In its rankings for “America’s Top State for Business 2014,” CNBC offered this caveat: The Peach State is the cream of the crop for 2014, with the nation’s best workforce and the top infrastructure. But education and quality of life remain weak spots.”

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4.25.15-Save The Date for Hot Pink Party 2015

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Cool Girls Founder Dawn Smith accepts Founder’s Award at the 2014 Cool Girls become Cool Women Hot Pink Party

 Get your Hot Pink couture ready for our celebration of 26 years of life-changing programs for Atlanta girls. We will again honor women in our community for their philanthropy, volunteer service and empowerment of           women and girls.

Watch a recap from last year’s event: http://bit.ly/16Y1T89 

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Girl Tech Genius’

cooltechOur Cool Girls are having a BLAST doing what they do best…using TECHNOLOGY! During our Girls Club, participants explore the wide world of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Our middle school girls enjoy a partnership with Girl Genius Productions to promote Digital Citizenship.

Interactive workshops include topics on email etiquette, social networking, text messaging, and cyber safety.  Through the use of videos, smartphones, and small group discussions, Cool Girls gain valuable skills on how to navigate social platforms like Instagram, Kik and Snapchat responsibly.  Though these conversations can be challenging, our girls are learning to be accountable for what they post and who they tweet.

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