Category: Letter from CEO

Special Announcement from Our CEO

Dear GSGLA Family, It is with great delight and excitement that I am writing to announce that today, Sylvia Acevedo has been named the National Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of the USA after a six month national search. Sylvia, a lifetime Girl Scout, rocket scientist, and STEM educator, is a longtime advocate for

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Women’s History Month – A Letter from Our CEO

Dear GSGLA Family and Friends, March is an especially important time for us—we’re not only celebrating Women’s History Month and the iconic women who’ve fought for equality, but also Girl Scout Week and our own proud legacy of female leadership. In 1912, when Juliette Gordon Low founded Girl Scouts, women weren’t allowed to vote, own

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Happy Founder’s Day!

Dear Girl Scouts, It’s the time of year when children’s imaginations run wild. Halloween conjures up images of costumes, candy, and crisp fall air. Yet Oct. 31 holds another meaning for Girl Scouts—it marks Founder’s Day, the birthday of Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On a day when girls reinvent themselves as everything from superheroes to

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Letter from Our CEO

Dear Girl Scout Friends and Family: Part of any organization’s evolving is recognizing the cycle of comings and goings. So it is with such mixed emotions that I write to let our membership know of Carol Dedrich’s departure from Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, effective September 16. Carol’s resignation as GSGLA’s first Chief External

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