Tag: leadership

Tips for Fall Product Program Lemonade Stands and Walkabouts

Grab your walking shoes, put on your vest, grease up the wheels on your wagon, and get ready for Fall Product Program walkabouts and lemonade stands!   Just because the online program has ended, it doesn’t mean the Fall Product Program is over! Girl Scouts can continue to sell Trophy Nut products and Gift of Caring

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Girl Scouts Can | International Day of the Girl 2022

Girl Scouts can change the world! On International Day of the Girl 2022, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles will be celebrating the incredible girls of our council with the “Girl Scouts Can” campaign. The International Day of the Girl, officially adopted on October 11, 2012, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. This day shines

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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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A Day of Impact

As the premier leadership organization for girls, Girl Scouts is committed to providing girls with a myriad of opportunities to build their skills, develop courage, and try new things. We’re also committed to connecting with community partners who share the same goals. Last month, our high-school Girl Scouts had an amazing chance to participate in

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Going Gold: Meet Our National Young Women of Distinction Nominees

The school year’s winding down and troops are bridging to the next level—but we’re gearing up for the Gold Award Ceremony on June 3, where we’ll be honoring 256 Girl Scouts who’ve earned Girl Scouting’s highest achievement: the Gold Award. In order to earn the honor, Girl Scouts must complete a large-scale Take Action project

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Congratulations, Cookie Bosses – A Letter from Our CEO

Dear Girl Scout Friends and Family, One of the hallmarks of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience is our cookie program. Through the Girl Scout Cookie Program, the largest business entrepreneurship program for girls in the country, our girls learn the 5 Skills and gain confidence and initiative. The cookie program lays the foundation for a

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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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