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Program helps Winston-Salem middle school girls meet their full potential

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- An after-school program at Hanes Magnet School in Winston-Salem is helping young girls meet their full potential.

The program, which is called "Hanes Girls of Distinction," helps build the middle school girls' self-confidence, set career goals and expose them to opportunities.

More than anything, it allows them to talk with successful female professionals in historically male-dominated fields.

"I think it's really important, being a woman's group, to make sure that these girls understand they can do anything they want to as long as they put their mind to it," said one person involved in the program.

Learn more in today's Community Foundation.