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Dec 23

Holiday Message from our CEO

Dear Girl Scouts,

As the year draws to a close, we thank our girls, troop leaders, volunteers, parents, and supporters for the many ways in which you support us.

2015 has been an amazing year filled with many accomplishments:

  • We moved to our new Leadership Center on Wall Street, which allows us to better serve girls and better prepare our volunteers;

  • We built a new pool and aquatics center at Camp... Read more »
Dec 16

GSGNY 2015-2016 Holiday Office Hours

The Girl Scouts of Greater New York offices will close at noon on Thursday, December 24, 2015, and will re-open Monday, January 4, 2016.

For information about making a contribution before December 31st, please click HERE.

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Dec 08

Message from our CEO: girls and computer science

“Computer science is foundational to many fields, but not enough girls are choosing to study it….proven methods for encouraging girls to take interest [are] recruiting girls with their friends, inspiring with examples, fighting stereotypes, and [showing] how computer science can help in every field - from medicine to law to... Read more »

Nov 27

Hour of Code 2015

Computer Science Education Week is coming December 7-13, and so is Hour of Code!


"Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago. The good news is: we're on our way to change this. If you've heard about the Hour of Code... Read more »
Nov 25

Thanksgiving Message from our CEO

Dear Girl Scouts Friends and Family:

As I prepare to give thanks with my family tomorrow, I have been reflecting on how grateful I am to have the opportunity to be here to support the 29,242 girls we serve across New York City, to work with over 7,500 dedicated and inspiring adult... Read more »
Nov 11

Advancing Women of Distinction Honoree Avon Products, Inc.

At our Women of Distinction Breakfast on October 28, we presented Avon Products, Inc. with the Inaugural Advancing Women of Distinction AwardRead more »
Nov 10

2015 Woman of Distinction: Sarah E. Cogan

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.... Read more »
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 »
Nov 05

The Power of Girls: Barbara Murphy-Warrington



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.
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Oct 21

Be a GSGNY Family!

We all know that Girl Scouts are more successful when their family members join Girl Scouting, and everyone goes on the journey together!

We’d like to invite your family to show your support and commitment to building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place by... Read more »