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(38.78439,-77.28074)
 

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Mission Statement

Our Mission is to improve math scores and spark girls interest in math by utilizing innovative method of formal dance training integrated with math instruction. SHINE for Girls turns the" I can't" around by creating an environment which girls not only realize they can but that they want to. Shine empowers middle school girls with the confidence and mathematical skill to understand and embrace math while creating a pipe line of next-generaion women leaders in STEM( Science, Technology, Engineering Math)Fields.

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Shine for Girls provides after school and summer intensive throughout Northern Va, DC and MD. We believe every girl is good at math and SHINE reaches the girls who do not even know that yet!. Shine for Girls combines kinesthetic learning ( dance performance) with a 3 tier curriculum to mentor and support middle school age girls find their confidence in math. Mentors for the DC based program are high school and college age girls who stand as mentors supporting one another and the middle school age girls from Title 1 schools throughout Northern Virginia.

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