Category: STEM

42 new Girl Scout badges that’ll help you change the world

Get ready to choose your own adventure!  Girl Scouts of the USA announced 42 new Girl Scout badges and one new Journey on July 16, all of which allow girls to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world. The badges enhance the organization’s existing girl-led programming, offering girls

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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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Robotics team programs a bright future for Girl Scouts in STEM

Getting girls and women involved in science, technology, math, and engineering (STEM) is a timely issue. But Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles has a 10-year record of promoting girls in STEM. The Javabots, an all-girl FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team, has 12 Girl Scout members in grades 8-12. Of the 30 GSGLA-sponsored robotics

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