The Washington Examiner is proud to host the Girls World Expo in the nation’s capital. We believe that community leadership enables girls to explore, imagine, and dream big about what their futures could be. Your participation will enrich the lives of young girls in the Washington DC metro through a diverse array of cultural opportunities, community outreach programs and leadership development made possible by your support.
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2012 Girls of Merit!
We invite nominations of girls 12-18 years old who through their actions, activities, leadership, and positive influence on others have proved themselves exceptional members of the community. Nominations may be submitted by any member of the community, including parents, teachers, counselors, mentors, nonprofit organizations leaders and others.
Girls of Merit show through a consistent pattern of actions and deeds that they:
- Care about their family, their friends, and their community
- Give of themselves in order to better the lives of others
- Have care and compassion for others
- Are strongly committed to excellence in all areas of their lives
if you would like to nominate a young woman as a Girl of Merit, please submit an e-mail message of 250-750 words telling us::
- Who you are nominating (name, address, phone, e-mail)
- Why you feel this person is a Girl of Merit, citing specific actions and achievements you feel distinguish her
- Your name, address, phone, and e-mail
Email your nominations to: firstname.lastname@example.org or select “Nominate a Girl of Merit Online” below!
We will select 10 Girls of Merit. If your nominee is selected, we will ask you for additional profile information.
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: November 30, 2012
Awesome shots from our events!
Here’s what others are saying:
It’s a great opportunity for the girls to be together and learn some things. There are a lot of hands-on things here, and that’s great. The more the girls get to try and to do, the more they’ll remember.- Karen Rugare, Erie PA
It was absolutely fantastic, and thank you so much for inviting us to participate. The girls are so wonderful. Have a great year and see you again next year!- Kelly Richardson, San Diego CA
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