Girls Inc. Eureka! Program
The Girls Inc. Eureka! program is an intensive, five-year STEM based program that builds girls’ confidence and skills through hands-on opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Utilizing a “whole girl” approach, the program also incorporates sports and physical fitness, personal development, and college and career readiness.

Serving girls from across the Denver-Metro area, Eureka! broadens girls’ future academic and career interests, encourages enrollment in advanced math and science courses, promotes positive risk-taking, and assists girls in developing networks of peers and mentors to support their future endeavors.

During Eureka! girls gain first-hand knowledge through a variety of exciting and compelling activities that explore the cutting edge world of STEM through experiences in a college campus environment. With complementary activities in healthy living, social justice and financial literacy, Eureka’s approach fosters educational, professional and personal development.


To APPLY for Eureka!:


To apply, girls and families must submit an application by February 23, 2018 and participate in an interview (Monday March 12th, Wednesday March 14th, or Saturday, March 17th).
Eureka! Application - English
Eureka! Application - Spanish

Eureka! Help Nights
Eureka! Info and Application Help Night - English and Spanish

2017 - 2018 Program Brochure
Eureka! Brochure - English
Eureka! Brochure - Spanish

Eureka! participants who complete the five-year program will:

• Participate in two 4-week summer programs on a college campus (after 7th and 8th grade)
• Complete two paid summer internships (after 9th and 10th grade)
• Have the opportunity to go on an abroad experience after 11th grade
• Engage in monthly engagement activities during the school year
• Be eligible to apply for college scholarships through Girls Inc. of Metro Denver and the national Girls Inc. organization

Eureka! Saturday Events:


Saturday, February 10th
Saturday, March 10th
Saturday, April 14th


General STEM Saturday Events:


Dates coming soon!


Eureka Advisory Committee


Owen Barwell, NREL
Stacey Bledsoe, PCL Construction
Liz Gardner, Xcel Energy
Lisa Gonzales, NIMBL
Chris Homolac, Lockheed Martin
Kathleen Ott, Merchant & Gould
Karen Nakandakare, CH2M
Tiffany Payne, Comcast
Ann Rhoads, Xcel Energy
Ellen Sandberg, CH2M
Emily Snooks, XTO Energy
Kirstin Stoll-DeBell, Merchant & Gould
Emily Wattman-Turner, Galvanize
2017 Eureka! Program Sponsors
Barbara and Fred Baumann
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
I.A. O'Shaughnessy Foundation
Merchant & Gould
PCs for People
RK Foundation
Tegna Foundation
XTO Energy

2017 Eureka! Program University Partner
The vision of Girls Incorporated is empowered girls and an equitable society. We believe that girls have the right to be themselves and to resist gender-stereotypes, to express themselves with originality and enthusiasm, to take risks, to strive freely, and to take pride in success, to accept and appreciate their bodies, to have confidence in themselves, to be safe in the world and to be prepared for interesting work and economic independence.

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