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How to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month! What started as a small-town school affair in California has grown into a month-long celebration of women’s influences on history, culture, and society. Since 1987, Congress has recognized March as National Women’s History Month and according to the National Women’s History Project, the theme for 2018 is “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.” Here are some ways to celebrate and honor the women in your  ...

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Famous Girl Scout G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders)™

Have you heard about about the new G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ Agenda released by Girl Scouts of the USA? It’s a nonpartisan initiative that aims to inspire, prepare, and mobilize girls and those who care about them to lead positive change through civic action! Sounds pretty awesome, right? And for all of our alumnae out there, it may sound pretty familiar. Why? Because Girl Scouts have been Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, and Leaders from the very  ...

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How to Highlight Your Girl Scout Experience on Your Resume: Girl Member Edition

Girl Scouts across the country are accomplishing amazing things. From tutoring students who live below the poverty line to creating a theatre education program, there is no shortage of impressive Girl Scout projects. So, once you’ve graduated and start looking for jobs and internships, how can you highlight your Girl Scout experience on your resume? There are actually quite a few ways! Highlight your Highest Award projects. It’s no secret that Girl Scout Highest Award projects are really  ...

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Guest Editorial: Girl Scout Alumna Megan Gardam

Two years ago I was in Savannah, GA, and decided to visit Juliette Gordon Low’s grave site. I mapped out how to get there and set out on my run. The distance wasn’t far for me, but the journey that brought me there was. While there I said to her tombstone “Did you have any idea what it was that you started, and could you have ever imagined how many lives you were going to touch?” My Girl Scout journey started in first grade and proceeded through my senior year of high school. Girl Scouting  ...

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