Computer Science Education Week is coming December 7-13, and so is Hour of Code!
"Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago. The good news is: we're on our way to change this. If you've heard about the Hour of Code... Read more »
Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family:
As I prepare to give thanks with my family tomorrow, I have been reflecting on how grateful I am to have the opportunity to be here to support the 29,242 girls we serve across New York City, to work with over 7,500 dedicated and inspiring adult... Read more »
Over the next few days, we'll be sharing the inspiring words of our 2015 Women of Distinction Breakfast honorees.
First up is Dimple Belani, from Queens Troop 4418, who was named our 2015-2016 Future Women of Distinction.
For her Gold Award project, Dimple interviewed professional women and produced these interviews as a television program in the interest of inspiring girls and young women to... Read more »
Girl Scouts of Greater New York CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington delivered an inspiring message about the power of girls at our recent Women of Distinction Breakfast. You can view a video of her speech below, or scroll down to read the text of her address.
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Every fall, in connection with our annual Women of Distinction Breakfast, we honor one outstanding New York City Girl Scout as our Future Woman of Distinction. The Future Woman of Distinction represents the ideals inherent in Girl Scouting through her participation in and commitment to community service, high academic achievement, and leadership skills. And she works daily to make the world a better... Read more »
Dear Friends of the Girl Scouts:
On Sunday, we celebrate the International Day of the Girl.
This year's theme is Power of the Girl.
As I look around our Council at girls in every corner of the city and of every age, I marvel at the power of our girls.
On Thursday, seven of our Girl Scouts attended a press conference with City Council Speaker Melissa... Read more »
A letter to the editor from our CEO, Barbara Murphy-Warrington, was published in The New York Times
this morning in response to an article that appeared earlier this week about Nobel Prize-winner Malala Yousafzai.
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Welcome to another year of scouting that we know will be quite exciting. Our volunteers are essential to the work we all do in carrying out the Girl Scout mission.
We are pleased to share with you the Council’s 2015-2016 Troop Resource Guide. Click Read more »