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Oct 28, 2014, 13:23 ET

New Girl Scout Pulse Poll Finds Today's Teen And Tween Girls Have Interest In Politics But Don't See A Career In It For Them

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today released findings from a new "pulse poll" showing that while the majority of today's teen and tween girls are...

Oct 23, 2014, 14:53 ET

Girl Scouts Select New National Board President

 Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the appointment of Kathy Hopinkah Hannan to serve as National Board President of the iconic...

Oct 14, 2014, 19:01 ET

Game On! Girl Scouts of the USA and Dell power up to invest in our future

Dell and Girl Scouts of the USA have come together to support Information Communications Technology programming for underserved girls and a number...

Oct 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

Thousands of Girl Scouts Gather at 53rd Convention in Salt Lake City to Discover, Connect, and Take Action to Change the World

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is excited to gather over 5,000 of our members and supporters from across the nation and the globe in Salt...

Oct 10, 2014, 16:18 ET

Girl Scouts Investing In Opportunities For Girls And Recruitment Of Adults As Membership Dips

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced ongoing major investments in new techniques to recruit and train adult volunteers and provide more...

Sep 18, 2014, 17:24 ET
Anna Maria Chavez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA (L), and Girl Scouts of the USA celebrity spokesperson, Robin McGraw, make call for Girl Scout volunteers; learn more at www.girlscouts.org (PRNewsFoto/Girl Scouts of the USA)

Robin McGraw Named National Celebrity Spokesperson For Girl Scouts Of The USA

Robin McGraw, lifelong philanthropist, television personality, entrepreneur, and two-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, has been named...

Sep 02, 2014, 13:12 ET

Girl Scouts of The USA And MetLife Foundation Join Forces To Promote Financial Capabilities In Girls

Today, MetLife Foundation announced its new, year-long partnership with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and its $800,000 commitment to reach tens of...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

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...