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Jun 25

One of NYC's Own Named a National Woman of Distinction

Last week, Girl Scouts of the USA announced the recipients of the 2014 National Young Women of Distinction, the highest honor a girl can receive in Girl Scouting on the national level.  A record-breaking 200 applicants vied for the award this year, among whom only ten ultimately were selected.    We at the... Read more »
May 09

A Mother's Day Message from our CEO

Dear Friend of the Girl Scouts:

This Mother's Day, I'll be celebrating with my sons - the bond we have and the bright future they can look forward to. I also will be celebrating generations of women - many of whom are mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers - that have come... Read more »
Nov 15

On National Philanthropy Day, we thank you for making a difference!

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead

On behalf of the nearly 28,000 girls we serve, thank you for helping us make a difference!  Today, on National Philanthropy... Read more »
Oct 11

On the International Day of the Girl, We Honor Our Own Girl Scout, Pearl Nkosi

Our 2013 Future Woman of Distinction, Pearl NkosiWe are happy to announce that Lesego Pearl Nkosi will be recognized as this year's Future Woman of Distinction (FWOD). It is appropriate that we make this announcement on the Read more »
Feb 15

World Thinking Day 2013



 

On February 22nd, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides around the world will be celebrating World Thinking Day.

 

Girl Scouts have been celebrating World Thinking Day Read more »
Jan 16

January 17th is Thank Your Mentor Day



January 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of National Mentoring Month, an annual campaign to encourage volunteers to become mentors for young people and to honor those who already are mentors.

As a highlight of National Mentoring Month 2013, Thank Your... Read more »
Jan 02

Courage, Confidence, Character ... And Community Service



 

 

By Maribeth Dono, Junior Leader of Troop 2700 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

During Hurricane Sandy and in the days... Read more »
Dec 18

Girls’ World Forum 2012



Earlier this year, girls from 79 countries and 89 U.S. councils met at the Girls’ World Forum 2012 in Chicago to address the world's most urgent challenges. Girls discussed systems to help end poverty and hunger,... Read more »
Nov 26

Asha Wills’ 2012 Future Woman of Distinction Acceptance Speech

Congratulations to Asha Wills, this year’s Future Woman of Distinction! Read below what Asha had to say at the event.

 



Asha Alexandria Wills, Ambassador Girl... Read more »
Nov 20

Girl Scouts on WNBC News 4 New York

Girl Scouts on WNBC News 4
On Monday night, three members of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York appeared on WNBC News 4 New York. The three - Janae Headly of Troop 2018 in Brooklyn, Rachel Malken of Troop 4121 in Queens, and Lucretia Edwards of Troop 2043 in Brooklyn - are among the 25 girls whom will take part in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

All the... Read more »