Women’s History Month 2022

At Girl Scouts, we believe in the power of the girl, and all of the ways in which they can make the world a better place. Each year our council and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate Women's History Month in honor of the amazing women who have sparked the light for change throughout history. … Continue reading Women’s History Month 2022

World Thinking Day 2022

On Tuesday February 22nd, 2022, Girl Scouts and Girl Guides across the globe celebrate World Thinking Day. Since 1926, World Thinking Day has served as a day for girls to connect, share, and promote change on a variety of issues that matter to them. Impacting 150 countries, World Thinking Day provides funding to over 10 … Continue reading World Thinking Day 2022

Meet Kristen Hess: a Girl Scout Entrepreneur Building Beyond Tomorrow

Our Building Beyond Tomorrow campaign was a huge success thanks to 23 dedicated fundraisers. Collectively, these individuals raised over $42,000 from 191 donors. Kristen Hess led the pack, raising over $5,000 for this initiative. Kristen is the founding Principal and CEO of HH Architecture, which she launched in Raleigh in 2005. These days, Kristen’s primary role is leading … Continue reading Meet Kristen Hess: a Girl Scout Entrepreneur Building Beyond Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

On the path to building courage, confidence, and character, Girl Scouts develop skills that prepare them to chase their dreams and make a lasting change. Girls develop these skills through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, which encourages girls to learn by doing. The Girl Scout Leadership Experience is built on the foundation of four program … Continue reading Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

Finding Her Leadership Style with Girl Scouts

Trying to develop a leadership style can be challenging for any young person, but young girls often face additional barriers being called “bossy” while boys are seen as “natural leaders”. To help break down this stereotype and help girls become the best leader possible, Girl Scouts provide girls an opportunity to discover their leadership and … Continue reading Finding Her Leadership Style with Girl Scouts

Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award

By Megan Rogers, 2018 Gold Award Girl Scout For my Gold Award, I organized and implemented a week-long workshop for high school girls in Wake County for my Girl Scout Gold Award to expose the girls to engineering and confront the STEM gender disparity. This 150-hour project marked a period of personal growth as it … Continue reading Inspiring Girls to become Innovators through the Girl Scout Gold Award