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... Read more »
Marieteresa Porchér Allen, an 11-year-old Girl Scout in the Bronx, began collecting hair donations in August as a project for her local Girl Scout troop. She hopes to collect 100 ponytails by November 1. For more on Marieteresa's project, find her on... Read more »
Brooklyn Girl Scout Monique Tinglin received the 2014 National Young Woman of Distinction Award from the Girl Scouts of the USA. To read her editorial on the Huffington Post, click HERE
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
By Maribeth Dono, Junior Leader of Troop 2700 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn
During Hurricane Sandy and in the days... Read more »
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 »