Continuing our series of highlighting outstanding female role models, today we focus on Amy Brooks, Executive Vice President of Team Marketing & Business Operations at the National Basketball Association, who speaks about how the Girl Scouts provides girls with a foundation of real-world skills, including in technology.
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Happy birthday! The Girl Scouts of the USA was founded 103 years ago today. Right here in New York City, we serve 29,034 girls from every zip code across the five boroughs.
Thanks to the commitment of our wonderful volunteers and supporters, we give girls the tools they need to succeed. Girls work together to engineer their own machines in our robotics program, learn about e-commerce through the Digital... Read more »
Today, March 8, 2015, is International Women's Day, a day that girls and Girl Scouts are celebrating around the world. I challenge you to mark the occasion by pledging to celebrate and promote girls and women every day.
Why is this so important?
Despite the advances women have made here and abroad -- in 1960, women made $0.60 cents for every dollar earned by... Read more »
After nine straight years of growth in the number of girls served, and after over 25 years at our current offices on West 23rd Street in Manhattan, we will soon take up residence at our expanded, enhanced space at the new Girl Scouts of Greater New York Leadership Center in lower Manhattan.
As of February 9, we may be... Read more »
It warms my heart to think about the growth of each of our girls this past year. I see so many girls who enter Girl Scouts start out as shy, soft-spoken, and unsure of themselves. Watching them blossom through their Girl Scouting experience is the best holiday gift I could possibly receive.
As an organization we've continued to grow as well. In 2014, we celebrated our... Read more »
Earlier this week, the Girl Scouts of the USA announced that for the first time ever, girls will soon be able to sell cookies online. Of course, girls will still be able to sell cookies via the tried-and-true traditional methods, but... Read more »