Category: leadership

Who’s That G.I.R.L.?

GSGLA Senior represents Girl Scouts on new Trefoil package Girl Scouts Senior Katelyn R. of La Verne is featured on the new packaging for the iconic Trefoil cookie. “I love that the Girl Scout Cookie boxes feature real Girl Scouts. I believe it’s good to show and be inspired by authentic experiences—real girls doing everyday

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How to get the word out about your donation drive

Girl Scouts improve their communities all year long—but during the holidays they are especially busy leading community service and Take Action projects! While these philanthropic and problem-solving activities have differences (check out this post that explains community service vs. Take Action), there’s one thing they both require: public awareness. In the winter months, donation drives

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Volunteer Spotlight: Korina

In preparation for our annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony, we’re highlighting some of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles volunteers who go above and beyond every day. Volunteers are the cheerleaders, guides, and mentors for girls, helping them develop essential life skills and confidence that girls will carry the rest of their lives. Meet Korina

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What to do 1 month, 1 week, and 1 day before your 5K

Thinking about signing up for your first 5K? Or, are you a seasoned runner looking for her next challenge? Use the tips below to make the most of your training time leading up to race day. And don’t forget to sign up for Family Fit Fair because, yes, the 5K run/walk is BACK! The month

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Girls get Shark Tank-style experience at Startup Weekend

Seniors and Ambassadors with big ideas and a knack for problem-solving got a chance to hone their skills at Startup Weekend, July 26-28, in Santa Monica. Participants took their ideas from pitch to product, ultimately building prototypes and presenting them to a panel of judges. The panel consisted of some big names in the business

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GSGLA celebrates largest Gold Award Girl Scout class in the U.S.

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) pulled out all the stops to celebrate the 326 girls who earned a Gold Award this year. First, an exclusive pinning ceremony at the Skirball Cultural Center on June 8 recognized each girls’ amazing achievements. Later that evening, nearly 400 Los Angeles influencers joined girls for GSGLA’s inaugural

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Pacific plastic pollution takes a hit, thanks to National Gold Award nominee

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is proud to celebrate its largest class of Gold Award Girl Scouts, three of whom are nominated for a National Gold Award. Their projects involved massive time commitments, ingenuity, and the ability to overcome hurdles and inspire others. Each of the three projects instigated a local change with ripple

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Gold Award Girl Scout spreads love of books to juvenile inmates

Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles is proud to celebrate its largest class of Gold Award Girl Scouts, with 326 awardees. Three of those girls were selected as National Gold Award Girl Scout nominees. Their projects involved massive time commitments, ingenuity, and the ability to overcome hurdles and inspire others. Each of the three projects

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National Gold Award nominee takes on Big Tobacco

This year marks the largest class of GSGLA Gold Award Girl Scouts (326 awardees!), three of whom were selected as National Gold Award Girl Scout nominees. Their projects involved massive time commitments, ingenuity, and the ability to speak with authority to elected officials, adult professionals, and peers. Each of the three projects instigated a local

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