MILFORD, MA – Girls Inc. of Worcester announced that it has appointed Consigli’s Director of Financial Systems Pam Daly as president of the Board of Directors, and also named Project Executive Jody Staruk as a member of the board.
Girls Inc. of Worcester inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. They put their mission into practice through the Girls Inc. experience, which equips girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults.
Daly is a native of Worcester and also an alumnus of Girls, Inc. As Board President, she will help guide and make decisions about programs that continue to be impactful for girls. “As an Alum I am thrilled to remain involved with Girls Inc. as both a volunteer and a board member, and very humbled to take on the role of Board President” said Daly. “Advocacy is one of the features of Girls Inc. that draws me the most. From combatting bullying, economic independence, and mental health awareness, the programs that Girls Inc. provides deal with important real-life issues that make an impact on girls, their families, and the community.”
Consigli Project Executive Jody Staruk joins the board at Girls Inc. after two years volunteering for the organization’s Eureka! Program. The Consigli Foundation sponsors the 5-year program that exposes high-school-age members of Girls Inc. to a year-round intensive STEM program that engages and empowers girls as they discover opportunities in STEM fields. As part of the program Staruk has toured girls on her job sites to see the roles that women are playing on construction projects. “I love the organization’s mission helping girls be strong, smart and bold,” said Staruk. “A lot of the women I work with embody this, and I love being able to help the next generation of women be that and also expose them to STEM-based careers.”
“Girls Inc. of Worcester is honored to elect Pam Daly as the Board President and Jody Staruk as a member of the Board of Directors,” said Girls Inc. CEO Victoria Waterman. “Pam and Jody have successfully demonstrated how to be strong, smart and bold leaders in male dominated positions in a male dominated industry. Thanks to the support of organizations like Consigli and strong women role models like Pam and Jody, I believe the future is bright for the young women in our community!”