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Jul 24, 2019, 12:03 ET Girl Scouts and the SETI Institute Celebrate Apollo 11 Anniversary

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today joined U.S. House of Representatives' Science, Space, and Technology Committee Chair Eddie Bernice Johnson...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:57 ET Girl Scouts Launches 42 New Badges to Mobilize Girls to Change the World

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today reveals 42 new badges exclusively for girls in grades K–12 that allow them to make their own choices about how...


Jun 03, 2019, 12:04 ET Girl Scouts And Clinton Foundation Host Bipartisan Panel On Importance Of Civics Education For Today's Youth

Today Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) joined Chelsea Clinton of the Clinton Foundation and other bipartisan leaders to discuss the importance of...


May 21, 2019, 07:03 ET "Girl Scouts Love State Parks" Initiative Aims to Get Every Girl Outside July 13 and 14

Today Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced its first-ever Girl Scouts Love State Parks weekend July 13–14 for girls to experience the great...


Feb 25, 2019, 11:52 ET Girl Scouts Teams Up with American City Business Journals to Support Mentorship for Girls

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world's largest leadership development program for girls, today announces a partnership with American City...


Feb 19, 2019, 07:03 ET 2019 National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Celebrates Iconic Girl-Led Entrepreneurial Program

February 22–24, Girl Scouts nationwide will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2019, celebrating the impactful entrepreneurial program ...


Jan 02, 2019, 08:45 ET Girl Scout Cookie Season Kicks Off for 2019, Celebrating the Country's Largest Financial Investment in Girls Annually

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today launched the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie season, celebrating the largest financial investment in girls annually in...


Dec 10, 2018, 14:55 ET Dianne Belk and Lawrence Calder Activate Entire Girl Scout Movement with a Historical Planned Giving Challenge

Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today that its national headquarters and 102 Girl Scout councils across the country will receive planned...


Nov 01, 2018, 09:07 ET Rising Pop-Country Star and Teen Activist Tegan Marie to Perform on the Girl Scout Float in the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Today Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) confirmed that its "Building a Better World" float will appear in the 92nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®. This ...


Oct 30, 2018, 10:54 ET New Girl Scout PSA Inspires Girls to Discover and Harness Their Authentic Selves Beyond Social Media

Today, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced a new PSA, "All Girl Scout," which shows how Girl Scouts is the single best place for girls to take...


Oct 09, 2018, 07:54 ET Girl Scouts of the USA Announces the 2018 National Gold Award Girl Scouts, Who Innovate Sustainable Solutions for Pressing Issues Worldwide

Today Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announces this year's National Gold Award Girl Scouts (formerly known as the National Young Women of...


Sep 25, 2018, 09:57 ET Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Team Up with Girl Scouts of the USA to Inspire and Foster the Next Generation of Female Entrepreneurs

In just a few months, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will team up with the DC Super Hero Girls to inspire more girls to participate in the Girl Scout ...


Aug 14, 2018, 07:57 ET New 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 ET Thirty 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 ET Girl 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 ET Girl 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 ET Girl 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 ET Girl 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 ET Girl 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 ET Raytheon 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 ET Andra 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 ET Girl 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 ET The 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 ET Girl 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 ET Girl 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...