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Aug 14, 2018, 07:57 ETNew Cookie to Join 2019 Lineup for the Girl Scout Cookie Program, Proven to Develop Essential Life and Business Skills for Girls

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced that a new cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip, will join the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie® season lineup, as a...


Jul 17, 2018, 06:57 ETThirty New Girl Scout Badges Now Available to Power Girl Leadership in Key 21st Century Issues

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today reveals 30 new badges now available exclusively for girls ages 5–18 that not only enhance the one-of-a-kind Girl ...


May 30, 2018, 05:07 ETGirl Scouts of the USA CEO Named One of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business

Sylvia Acevedo, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), was today named one of Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business, a powerful group...


May 14, 2018, 06:00 ETGirl Scout Alums Katie Couric, Queen Latifah, Melinda Gates, Dolores Huerta, Karlie Kloss, and Others Remind the World That Girl Scouts Grows Female Leaders Who Drive Powerful Change

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today released a new national PSA, "Lifetime of Leadership," heralding the organization's legacy of fostering female...


Apr 05, 2018, 09:53 ETGirl Scouts Launches The Girl Scout Network on LinkedIn to Support Equal Opportunity in the Workplace

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and LinkedIn launched the Girl Scout Network on LinkedIn. Just a few days before Equal Pay Day on April 10,...


Feb 21, 2018, 08:07 ETGirl Scouts of the USA to Celebrate Go-Getter Cookie Entrepreneurs During National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018

February 23–25, Girl Scouts® nationwide will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018, celebrating a new century of learning,...


Jan 03, 2018, 09:53 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Kicks Off Next Century of Female Entrepreneurs with 2018 Girl Scout Cookie Season

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today enters its second century of Girl Scouts selling cookies. Given that more than half (57 percent) of Girl Scout...


Dec 04, 2017, 07:55 ETRaytheon Sponsors Girl Scouts' First National Computer Science Program and Cyber Challenge for Middle and High School Girls

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) are launching GSUSA's first national computer science program and Cyber Challenge for middle...


Nov 08, 2017, 07:47 ETAndra Day and Academy Award Winner Common to Perform "Stand Up for Something" on the Girl Scout Float in 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) is excited to confirm that its "Building a Better World" float will return to the annual Macy's Thanksgiving...


Nov 06, 2017, 16:36 ETGirl Scouts Announces Pledge To Bring 2.5 Million Girls Into Stem Pipeline By 2025

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced a groundbreaking national initiative to reduce the gender gap in STEM fields by bringing millions of...


Oct 06, 2017, 09:59 ETThe G.I.R.L. Agenda Powered by Girl Scouts Launches to Mobilize Civic Action, Providing Tools for the Public and New Badge for Youngest Members

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today launches the G.I.R.L.SM Agenda Powered by Girl Scouts, a nonpartisan initiative to inspire, prepare, and...


Oct 05, 2017, 16:30 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Announces Transformational $1.2 Million Challenge from Dianne Belk and Lawrence Calder

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today that thanks to a generous gift from longtime supporters Dianne Belk and Lawrence Calder, a challenge...


Oct 03, 2017, 01:14 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Announces the 2017 National Young Women of Distinction

Today, leading up to the International Day of the Girl and start of G.I.R.L. 2017, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) recognized 10 Gold Award Girl...


Sep 18, 2017, 08:09 ETCelebrities, Change-Makers, and Leaders Join Girl Scouts of the USA for its Mega Event - G.I.R.L. 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) has announced the celebrities, influencers, and leaders who will headline G.I.R.L. 2017, a mega-event for girls and...


Aug 10, 2017, 09:14 ETGirl Scouts Announces Return of Popular Girl Scout S'mores to 2018 Cookie Lineup

Today, National S'mores Day, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced that its popular Girl Scout S'mores™ cookies will return as part of the 2018...


Jul 25, 2017, 07:47 ET23 New STEM and Outdoor Badges Enrich Girl Scout Programming, Which Data Shows Helps Girls Excel in Life

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today releases new badges in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and the outdoors, areas girls are not...


Jun 08, 2017, 10:51 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Ranked #2 on World Value Index

This week, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) was ranked second on the World Value Index, an anticipated annual report that measures world-class...


May 17, 2017, 15:30 ETSylvia Acevedo Named Permanent Chief Executive Officer Of Girl Scouts Of The USA

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced that interim leader Sylvia Acevedo has been named permanent CEO of the 105-year-old organization,...


May 11, 2017, 08:13 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Is Honored at American Alliance of Museums' Annual Excellence in Exhibition Competition

At the American Alliance of Museums' (AAM's) 2017 Meeting & MuseumExpo this Monday in St. Louis, Missouri, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) was awarded ...


Mar 27, 2017, 09:30 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Celebrates Girls' Legacy of Civic Engagement at 2017 Macy's Flower Show®

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) spotlights its legacy of girls' civic engagement by showcasing its Citizen badges at the 43rd annual Macy's Flower...


Mar 24, 2017, 20:13 ETGifted Star Mckenna Grace Becomes A Girl Scout

Today, actress Mckenna Grace of Fox Searchlight Pictures' new film Gifted joined the ranks of proud Girl Scouts after being officially pinned a Girl...


Feb 22, 2017, 07:00 ETGirl Scouts Of The USA Celebrates The Power Of Cookies During National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2017

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will join Girl Scout councils February 24–26 to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2017, which...


Jan 03, 2017, 08:57 ETGirl Scouts of the USA Celebrates 100 Years of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today the start of the 2017 cookie season, which marks the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by...


Nov 29, 2016, 08:04 ETGirl Scouts Of The USA Smashes Leadership Stereotypes With New PSA, Anthem, And Data Showing Impact Girl Scouts Have On The World This Giving Tuesday

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), today on Giving Tuesday, is dispelling stereotypes about female leadership and demonstrating the importance of...


Nov 15, 2016, 09:37 ETGirl Scouts Challenges Consumers to Invest in Girls

With the season of giving approaching, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced the launch of its first-ever national small-dollar donation...