Nov 07

Future Woman of Distinction Acceptance by Dimple Belani

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 »
Mar 08

International Women's Day

Dear Girl Scouts:

Today, March 8, 2015,  is Read more »
Jul 14

Girl Scouts Learn Video Game Programming to Tackle Male-Dominated Field (DNAinfo)

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Nov 11

Girl Scouts bring career program to Long Island City school

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From LIC/Astoria Journal, November 5, 2013.  By Andrew Pavia.

The Girl Scouts have teamed up with the new Hunters Point Community... Read more »
Oct 03

Girls and Women in STEM

Dear Girl Scout Family,


There is increased national attention being paid to the low engagement rates of girls and women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.  Conversations revolve around the fact that girls often show... Read more »
Sep 26

Addressing the Gender Gap

Yesterday, another article appeared on the gender gap.  It raised more questions and more speculation about the number of women in the workforce - and why there are not more.  The Times writes:

"...women’s chances of making it to the top are also stuck. Only 17 percent of directors and 14 percent of C-suite executives at Fortune 500 companies are women. All but 20 or so of their chief executives are... Read more »