The past two years have been hard for everyone, but women have had it especially rough. Women were more likely than men to stop working during the pandemic and are still more likely to consider quitting or downgrading their work.[i] And recent product shortages like baby formula and sanitary products have been especially challenging for … Continue reading Who Runs the World?
Taking civic action is one of the best ways to make the world a better place, and at Girl Scouts we know that every girl's voice can make a difference and that every girl should be heard! If girls learn the importance of being informed and developing opinions from an early age, they can build … Continue reading Become Civically Engaged With Girl Scouts
March is Women's History Month and we are so excited to be celebrating all the accomplishments of women of courage, confidence, and character throughout history! March is the perfect month to celebrate women in history since its also the anniversary of our founding. Since our founding, Girl Scouts has been supporting female leaders by encouraging … Continue reading Girl Scouts Boost Women’s Contributions to History
2020 marks 100 years since the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote in the United States. Given the increase in girl-led activism and women’s representation in politics and the growing national conversation on issues tackling gender equity and the women’s leadership pipeline, public interest in celebrating this landmark achievement will … Continue reading Celebrating the Centennial of Suffrage
By Caraline Malloy, Girl Scout Ambassador, former Girl Board Member, and Media Girl. Hi, Girl Scouts! I was recently given the awesome opportunity to join two other Gold Award Girl Scouts in attending the Girl Scouts Cookies n' Milk event at the North Carolina State Legislature. This amazing day was spent talking to North Carolina … Continue reading My Experiences at the North Carolina State Legislature: Cookies n’ Milk 2019
By Lois “Lofi” Hirshman, alumna and volunteer Lofi celebrates her 77th year as a Girl Scout today, October 10th. Her Girl Scout career includes time as a girl in Pennsylvania, a leader in New York, and a beloved volunteer in Chapel Hill. In addition, Lofi makes a yearly contribution to Girl Scouts – NC Coastal … Continue reading WHY WE NEED TO SUPPORT GIRL SCOUTS TODAY