Over the next few days, we'll be highlighting the fantastic honorees who received the Woman of Distinction Award at our recent breakfast. Up first: Sarah E. Cogan, Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Scroll down to read the text of her speech, or you can watch the video below.
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.
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 »
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 »