Girls Inc. of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, an organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, joined Girls Inc. organizations across the United States in celebrating the inaugural Dove Self-Esteem Weekend. From Oct. 22-24, the Dove Self-Esteem Weekend united individuals and girls organizations to host self-esteem building events for the girls in their lives and in their communities, recognizing that everyone has the opportunity to make a difference in a young girl’s self-esteem.?

On Oct. 24, Girls Inc. of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area is hosted a mother-daughter Strong, Smart, and Bold Girl self-esteem booth from 12:30 p.m., at the Mall at Prince George’s in Hyattsville, Md. With this event, the group aimed to build girls confidence, open communication within families, and demonstrate the importance of girls having a healthy and positive sense of self.