New York, NY, March 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – After three years of creating hands-on investment experience for girls, ING U.S. and Girls Inc., announced that they will expand their innovative education effort to serve more girls in more locations throughout the U.S. The program expansion includes the addition of five new ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge teams and the creation of a new one-year program that will take place at 19 locations. For more information and images, visit the ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge media kit.
The ING-Girls Inc. Investment Challenge will create new teams in Atlanta; Holyoke, Massachusetts; Jacksonville, Florida; New York City; and Minneapolis. In addition, the program will create a two “virtual” teams beginning in September. This initiative gives girls practical, hands-on investing experience with the support of ING U.S. employee volunteers. Teams of girls ages 12-18 build and manage diversified, real-time $50,000 portfolios as part of an int