Girls Inc. of Pinellas appoints new executive director

PINELLAS PARK — Darla Otey has been named the new executive director of Girls Inc. of Pinellas, positioning itself for growth and expansion at the dawning of a new decade. The organization is poised for success with a proven leader.

Otey comes to Girls Inc. of Pinellas, having recently served as the director of development for Pace Center for Girls, Hillsborough. Before her work with Pace, she served in a variety of leadership positions with several non-profit and corporate organizations in Florida, Georgia and Pennsylvania.  

“Girls Inc. of Pinellas is proud to be on the cutting edge of leading the way for girls to succeed in our community. I believe strongly in our mission and look forward to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold!” said Otey, a graduate of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

For more information about Girls Inc of Pinellas, please or call 727-544-6230.

About the organization

Girls Inc. of Pinellas’ programming — in partnership with local schools and organizations — focuses on the development of the whole girl. A combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming equips girls to lead fulfilling and productive lives, break the cycle of poverty and become role models in their community.

Serving the community since 1961, Girls Inc. is now offering summer camp scholarships to girls of low income and military families.

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