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Apr 01

Life is Not a Checklist: What I Learned from Girl Scouts

By Yadira Noelle Harrison, Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Advisory Board Member

 

 

Thinking back to my 16-year-old self, I can only marvel at how sure I was of the life plans I had written in my journal hidden... Read more »
Mar 27

Celebrate Women's History Month!

Marie Curie, Patricia Era Bath, Flossie Wong-Staal - and You


March is National Women’s History Month, and this year’s theme, Women Inspiring Innovation through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics... Read more »
Feb 28

How I Learned to Succeed

By Kristy Sisko, Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Advisory Board Member

 

I was a Girl Scout for over ten years. During that time, I learned a great many things – from how... Read more »
Jan 29

Failure Is A Good Thing When You Learn From It

By Elizabeth Crowell, Brownie Leader of Troop 2292 in Brooklyn and Leadership Advisory Board Member


As a senior in college, I was nervous about my next... 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 »
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 15

Hurricane Sandy Relief

By Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Dear Girl Scout family,

 

As Girl Scouts, we make the unshakeable promise to help people at all times. We encourage compassion and teach girls that they... Read more »
Oct 31

Update on the Effects of Hurricane Sandy

Barbara Murphy-Warrington, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Dear Girl Scout Family and Friends,

Many people across our city and in the surrounding states of New Jersey and Connecticut have been... Read more »
Sep 29

How to Boost Cookie Sales With Lessons From the Coca-Cola Giant

By DeAndra Forde, Senior Girl Scout

My favorite stop during our 2012 Girl Scout Troop Trip was World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta, Georgia. It dawned on me that I could increase my cookie sales this year by leveraging the 4 U’s that I learned from the cola giant.... Read more »
May 25

New York Law Journal Profiles a Girl Scout Volunteer


Girl Scout LeaderThe New York Law Journal reports that Mary Beth Hogan, a full-time litigator at Debevoise &... Read more »