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Meet Our Volunteers  Meet Our Volunteers   Betty Alemseghed Hometown: Aurora, CO My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Olivia Almon Hometown: Denver, CO My Favorite Quote: "A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person." - Dave Barry Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I am one of 3 sisters and love the idea of empowering girls to succeed! My mom and dad always tell us we can do anything, and I strive to have a career where I am self-sufficient. I enjoy working with children and hope to be a teacher someday.   Donaji Arango Hometown: My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Kaleigh Arguello Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "You don't have to be a great start, but you need to start to be great."-Zig Zagler Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I strive to help children succeed and believe Girls Inc. would be the perfect place. I want to make a positive impact in the lives of these children and empower them to be the best they can be. I have only heard good things about Girls Inc. and would appreciate the opportunity to experience volunteering at this organization.   Lisa Atufunwa Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "Do one thing every day that scares you." Eleanor Roosevelt Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I chose Girls Inc. as a place to volunteer because it aligned with my passion of girl/women empowerment. Girls Inc. is a place where volunteers and participants can learn about their worth and have a group of like-minded people who can support each other in our achievements and failures.   Malisa Baca-Milton Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: Sometimes it's the very people who no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I grew up down the block from Girls Inc., only attending one time that I recall. Help was only a block away, but it felt unreachable. As I was considering places to volunteer/intern, Girls Inc. was foremost in my mind. I am pursuing volunteer work at Girls Inc. for very deep, personal reasons, but also because I am being prompted by my education to do so. It is the nudge I needed to reach for my dreams of volunteering and giving back despite fears of inadequacy.   Chloe Beardsley Hometown: Englewood, CO My Favorite Quote: "To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I think that the strength that you provide for young women to use in their futures is fantastic, and it is something I want to be a part of.   Melanie Braidich Hometown: Newark, Ohio My Favorite Quote: "You are braver than you think, stronger than you seem & loved more than you know." - Unknown Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Girls Inc. empowers, educates and encourages girls to be their best, confident self. I want to be a part of the movement.   Emily Brisnehan Hometown: My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Rebecca Brubaker Hometown: Pine, CO My Favorite Quote: "Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take our breath away." - Hilary Cooper Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I started as a work study tutor in the teen center but didn't want to stop working with the girls and staff when my work study was finished! I can't wait to get back to spending time at Girls Inc.!   Jovana Caicedo Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "Maybe a person is just made up of a lot of people. Maybe we're accumulating these new selves all the time. Hauling them in as we make choices, good and bad, as we screw up, step up, lose our minds, find our minds, fall apart, fall in love, as we grieve, grow, retreat from the world, dive into the owlrd, as we make things, as we break things." I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I choose Girls Inc. as a place to volunteer because I have a personal connection with the message. I am a girl and I am strong, more emotional than physical, and I am smart. I am gold not in your face bold but being honest bold. I am not afraid to tell you what I think in a respectable way.   Yazmin Castillo Hometown: Glenwood Springs, CO My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Allison Collins Hometown: Springfield, IL My Favorite Quote: "You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself." Alan Alda Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Because girls are the biggest and brightest stars, and I'd be honored to play any role in helping them shine.   Anya Dickson Hometown: Denver, Colorado My Favorite Quote: "You are GOOD enough, SMART enough, BEAUTIFUL enough, and STRONG enough. Believe it and never let insecurity run your life." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I chose to volunteer at Girls Inc. because there's not a better place for me to invest my time, energy, and love. I want to inspire the girls and show them they are in power; they can do anything they want to do, and I'm going to help them get there.   Yordi Dinku Hometown: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia My Favorite Quote: "Its during our darkest moment that we must focus to see the Light." Aristotle Onassis Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I also believe in empowering girls, especially through education. Our world needs those great minded leaders that are just hiding because of society's view of women.   Jana Domanico Hometown: Mundelein, IL My Favorite Quote: "There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in." - Leonard Cohen Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I want to be involved in teen's lives as they are developing into young women. I want to be able to help them discover meaning and identity if I am able.   Betty Dukamo Hometown: Hawassa, Ethiopia My Favorite Quote: "Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud." Maya ANgelou Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I love helping people, that is one of the reasons why I want to become a nurse. What better way to make people smile than to help children with things they need help with.   Rosie DuPree Hometown: RE/Max Southeast Denver My Favorite Quote: "My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and to do whatever she needs to do." -Ani DiFranco Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I LOVED coming here as a kid. It has played a big part in how I developed confidence and a sense of myself later in life. I want to pay it forward to younger generations of awesome girls!   Rachel Engebretson Hometown: Chanhassen, MN My Favorite Quote: May you live all the days of your life. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I really do believe that girls can be anything that want to be, and I want to create an environment that helps them overcome the challenges along the way.   Briana Evans Hometown: San Jose, CA My Favorite Quote: "The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet." --James Oppenheim Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I want to help young women to feel empowered and in control to make decisions in their lives to take them down a path that will make them happy and successful.   Trina Fernandes Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada My Favorite Quote: Que sera, sera. Whatever will be, will be. The future's not ours to see. Que sera, sera. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Girls Inc. is a safe place where girls can learn important aspects of everyday life, which includes anything from understanding the importance of wellness to understanding the importance of math and science. It is a place where the girls of today can grow into contributing women of tomorrow.   Diana Garcia Hometown: Los Angeles, CA My Favorite Quote: "If you think you can or can't, you're right." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I loved Girls Inc. since I started coming here in 2012. It's a great opportunity.   Jessica Geurkink Hometown: Columbia, SC My Favorite Quote: "You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging." – Brene Brown Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Women empowering women will change our world for generations to come. The impact is enormous.   Theresa Hauser Hometown: Rochester, NY My Favorite Quote: "You can't look stupid if you're having fun" - Amy Poehler Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: The world needs strong, independent & confident women.   Sarah Healy Hometown: Spring Lake Heights, NJ My Favorite Quote: Lots of things don't make sense at first when only the physical senses are used. What does your heart say? Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I am passionate about helping others and feel as though it is part of my calling to be there for other people, especially girls and women like myself, and help them to better their lives in any way shape or form necessary.   Abby Hoke Hometown: Mattoon, IL My Favorite Quote: "One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions." – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: It has taken a village to help raise me to be the woman I am proud to be today. I intend to be a strong, supportive, encouraging part of another woman's story too.   Sandy Hosey Hometown: Plymouth, Pennsylvania My Favorite Quote: "Believe deep down in your hear that you are destined to do great things." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I believe that we need to support and empower girls so that they can grow into great leaders.   Grace Jencks Hometown: My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Hattie Juarez Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." - Pablo Picasso Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Volunteering at Girls Inc. would be more meaningful to me than doing random community service that I wouldn't be as connected to. I also was fascinated by Girls Inc.'s work and the organization as a whole, and Girls Inc.'s mission is something I wholly support. I did know about this organization until last year and when I went to visit, I completely loved being and I knew that I would enjoy volunteering here if at all possible.   Abby Kaeli Hometown: Lakewood My Favorite Quote: "You never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them." -To Kill a Mockingbird Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I was really lucky to have a lot of support and encouragement when I was young that gave me the tools I needed to be successful in a variety of environments as an adult. I hope I can pass that support and encouragement on to others through Girls Inc.   Kristin Kunz Martin Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life." - Eleanor Roosevelt Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I had mission and purpose in my life through my job for nearly a decade, but I've recently left that job to start a new and different career. I miss the direct impact I felt that I had on my community through that work. I have chosen Girls Inc. because I have long admired the work that you do. I can't imagine a more fulfilling way to give of myself than to do what I can to empower girls.   Beatrice Lara Hometown: Scranton, PA My Favorite Quote: Show the world you as you are not as you think you should be because sooner or later if you are posing you will forget the pose and then where are you. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I love the program. As a former Girls Inc. member as a kid it would be great to give back and help out. I made many friends and learned so much through the program giving back to the program would be an amazing opportunity.   Nancy Latimer Hometown: Barrington, IL My Favorite Quote: If you are not in a state of growth you are in a state of decay... Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I love girls!!   Anna Lewis Hometown: Knoxville, TN My Favorite Quote: "My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I think girls are the most powerful force for positive change in the world, and I want to help empower them to change the world!   Adamari Lopez Ramirez Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: Think before you do anything because slow is fast and smooth is fast. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I chose Girls Inc. because I heard it has lot of fun volunteering for teens like me. I also want to get to know more friends for I can work on being less shy to people.   Rachel Martinez Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by "I was hungry, and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless, and you took me in." Mother Teresa Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Being one of the girls has always been one of my mantras. We have to share our experiences and grow with another. Girls are a force to be reckon with and we have too much untapped power to not cultivate each other and assume our leadership positions.   Courtney Meihls Hometown: Centennial, CO My Favorite Quote: Wherever your heart is, that is where you'll find your treasure. Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Because the future is female, and Girls Inc. is making sure they/we lead with grace, composure and confidence.   Mary Metropulos Hometown: I don't really have a true hometown. I grew up in a military family and moved every few years. I went to high school in Hawaii, and I have been to all 50 states! My Favorite Quote: "If you educate a woman, you educate a family, if you educate a girl, you educate the future." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: It seems like a good fit for me and my desire to help improve the lives of women and girls in my community. I feel very strongly about gender equality and the need to help girls develop into confident, capable and independent women.   Justice Mitchell Hometown: Denver, CO My Favorite Quote: "Never give up. There is no such thing as an ending. Just a new beginning"- Unknown Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I love working with the girls from the same community I grew up in. I am glad to be apart of a program that shows girls how to be the strong independent girls they truly are.   Lyndsey Modesitt Hometown: Englewood, CO My Favorite Quote: "It is impossible to live without failing at something. Unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all-in which case you fail by default." – JK Rowling Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: As I grow older, I realize how influential my mother and sister were to me becoming a strong, independent woman. I am not afraid to take chances, stand up for myself (and hopefully others), and do what needs to be done. In the past few years, I have recognized that many women aren't taught that way and I believe that needs to change. All girls deserve the ability to rely on themselves for success.   Ana Naves Hometown: Denver, Colorado My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Because I love that the people here are inspiring girls to be Strong, Smart and Bold, the inspiration that lacks in my home and community. Girls Inc. is not only inspiring the new generation of girls to be bold, they're inspiring past and future generations as well. Girls Inc. is the place where every girl can dream big without ever having a doubt nor being afraid   Stacy Ohlsson Hometown: Westminster, CO My Favorite Quote: "It is always worth it to stand on principle, no matter what the ultimate goal is. What's wrong is wrong." Clarence Thomas Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: To be directly involved in helping the girls become strong, smart and bold.   Amy Onwudinanti Hometown: Dallas, Texas My Favorite Quote: "If you think you can or can't, you're right." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I feel that girls today have very few positive role models to look up to. I want to make some sort of difference, even if its just one girl.   Rosy Sarmiento Hometown: Denver, CO My Favorite Quote: "Be yourself, everyone else is taken." -Oscar Wilde Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I chose Girls Inc. because I believe in the empowerment of girls at a young age. Girls Inc. provides a wonderful environment where girls feel powerful and unstoppable. I definitely want to be part of that empowerment.   Georgia Simpson Hometown: Speedway, IN My Favorite Quote: "80% of success is showing up." Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I wholeheartedly support STRONG, SMART, & BOLD girls, and want to help each one to succeed!   Luke Snow Hometown: Oakdale, CA My Favorite Quote: "Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are." - Soren Kierkegaard Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I have always had a passion for mentorship and the facilitation of growth in youth. In light of recent events, I believe it is even more important to get involved in whatever ways we can and in the areas that need the help the most. I have a strong calling to be able to help the young women of our community see that there are people, men and women, out there who see their strength of mind and heart while also helping to combat the negative and limiting cultural norms. I think it is the best way to give back to our current community now and provide an investment for our future community.   Stephanie Spencer Hometown: Denver My Favorite Quote: "I'm not interested in money. I just want to be fabulous"- Marilyn Monroe Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I am in school studying to be a Social Worker. I am looking for some experience in a setting that is in some way related or would help me. I think this facility would be perfect for me to gain experience as I continue on my path to become a social worker.   Erin Stone Hometown: Orlando, FL My Favorite Quote: "Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life." –Steve Jobs Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: I had a tough time as a teen and know how hard it can be and it only gets harder with the more technology that's available and social media. I'm really interested in being a role model for a young impressionable girl and giving them the foundation to be great women.   Laura Toulme Hometown: Atlanta, GA My Favorite Quote: "When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful." - Malala Yousafzai Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Keya Trujillo Hometown: My Favorite Quote: Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer:   Brit Tucker Hometown: Lakewood, CO My Favorite Quote: "Listen-are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?"-Mary Oliver Favorite Local Restaurant: People Might Not Know This About Me: Why I'm A Girls Inc. of Metro Denver Volunteer: Girls need girls. We're all in this together and I believer there is no better place for girls to learn to explore who they are and who they want to be than through being with other woman. 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