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Aug 18, 2014, 08:00 ET
New Girl Scout Research Shows Both Girls and Volunteers Benefit from Their Experiencein Girl Scouts (PRNewsFoto/Girl Scouts of the USA)

New Girl Scout Research Shows Both Girls and Volunteers Benefit from Their Experience in Girl Scouts

 As summer winds down and families across the country prepare for the coming school year, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is working closely...

Jun 27, 2014, 12:54 ET

Have you ever wondered what Girl Scout Cookies do in their off-season?

 Have you ever wondered what Girl Scout Cookies do in their off-season? They are celebrating summer and staying active with a little help from...

Jun 19, 2014, 16:33 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA and The Wildflower Group Win LIMA Licensing Excellence Award for Best Corporate Brand Program

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA) honored Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its licensing agency, The...

Jun 17, 2014, 16:38 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA Unveils 2014 National Young Women of Distinction

Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to announce the 2014 Young Women of Distinction, the highest honor in Girl Scouting. These 10 inspirational Girl...

May 28, 2014, 07:21 ET

New Research Affirms the Overwhelming Benefits of Outdoor Experiences for Girls

According to a new study by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI), More Than S'mores (2014), girls benefit immensely from time spent outdoors....

Apr 29, 2014, 07:49 ET

Girl Scouts Leads Effort to Launch National Girls' Research Coalition

On Monday, April 28th, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chávez and GSUSA Chief Research Executive Judy...

Mar 11, 2014, 12:50 ET

Girl Scout Week Kicks Off in Good Faith

This year during Girl Scout Week, Girl Scouts of the USA will celebrate its rich history of partnership and collaboration with faith-based...

Feb 25, 2014, 11:35 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chavez Sets the Record Straight

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Anna Maria Chavez is proud to stand strong with Girl Scouts across the country in a new video where she sets the record...

Jan 22, 2014, 07:15 ET

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Kicks Off Cookie Season

Join the Largest Virtual Girl Scout Cookie Party  Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will mark the start of cookie season with an event in New...

Jan 07, 2014, 07:00 ET

Girl Scouts Forever Green Helps Eliminate More Than 1 Billion Pounds of Carbon Monoxide from Earth's Atmosphere

 Girl Scouts of the USA is proud to announce the results of Girl Scouts Forever Green (GSFG), its signature 100th anniversary "Take Action"...

Dec 05, 2013, 07:46 ET

While Data Is Not Destiny, Many Girls Are Falling Behind in America

First-of-its-kind report illustrates steep socioeconomic challenges faced by emerging majority in U.S.  Although girls in the United...

Oct 17, 2013, 13:44 ET

Girl Scouts Appoints Krista Kokjohn-Poehler as Chief Girl Experience Officer

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today the appointment of Krista Kokjohn-Poehler as Chief Girl Experience Officer, a newly created position...

Oct 11, 2013, 09:21 ET

Girl Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chavez Honors Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan

"Girl Scouts of the USA congratulates sixteen year-old Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban after...

Sep 30, 2013, 07:00 ET

First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights the Important Role of Girl Scout Volunteers

 First Lady Michelle Obama discusses the important role played by Girl Scout volunteers in a new video released today by Girl Scouts of the...

Sep 18, 2013, 07:00 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA and Dell Introduce Girls to Video Game Development with Be the Video Game Developer, Available to All Girls

Girl Scouts to host interactive event exploring the future of girls in video game development  Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has received...

Sep 12, 2013, 13:22 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA and Nestle USA Team Up to Relaunch Girl Scouts' GirlSports Initiative

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is relaunching its GirlSports initiative and is proud to announce Nestle USA as the inaugural GirlSports sponsor....

Aug 27, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Jennifer Rochon Appointed as First-Ever General Counsel at Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the appointment of Jennifer Rochon as the organization's first-ever general counsel. Rochon, a...

Aug 08, 2013, 13:00 ET

Girl Scouts Unveils Imagine Your STEM Future, National Program for High School Girls

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) unveiled today Imagine Your STEM Future, a national activity series designed to engage high school girls in and...

Jul 30, 2013, 13:30 ET

Girl Scouts of the USA Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the appointment of Angela Olden as chief financial officer. Olden, who has more than 25 years of...

Jul 18, 2013, 14:12 ET
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La CEO de las Girl Scouts Anna Maria Chavez será honrada por una organización de derechos civiles

La Directora Ejecutiva de Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) Anna Maria Chavez será honrada por el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (National Council...