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.
To the Editor:
Malala Yousafzai is one of our best weapons and hopes for education and economic independence for girls, but not just for the reasons outlined in... Read more »
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 HERE to download a copy. Thanks to our 8,058 adult volunteers, girls in New York City are able to enjoy the premier leadership development... Read more »
Did you know that the first-known recorded version of a “S’Mores” recipe can be found in an official Girl Scouts publication from 1927? S’Mores are a perfect campfire treat – and the perfect place to enjoy S’Mores is at our very own Camp Kaufmann.
The Girl Scouts of Greater New York is the ONLY all-urban council in the... Read more »
We’re proud to announce that the Girl Scouts of Greater New York has received the prestigious 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Only about 25% of all non-profit organizations receive this honor, so we're in good company!
To receive the 4-star rating, an non-profit must be transparent and ethical in how it shares basic financial... Read more »
The world is a better place when girls get to make choices: recently, Girl Scouts across America voted to select a new badge topics and designs. We’re happy to unveil the new Girls’ Choice Outdoor badges!
At our Gala on April 29, CEO Barbara Murphy-Warrington shared the stage with Denisha, an alum of our Career Exploration Program in the South Bronx. Denisha spoke about how her participation in this schooltime program for middle school girls changed her life, and led to an internship opportunity at EILEEN FISHER.
The video is below. You may also scroll down to read their remarks.
Continuing our series of highlighting outstanding female role models, today we focus on Amy Brooks, Executive Vice President of Team Marketing & Business Operations at the National Basketball Association, who speaks about how the Girl Scouts provides girls with a foundation of real-world skills, including in technology.
Scroll down for a complete transcript of her speech. Read more »