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Girl Scouts and Peace Corps Volunteers Uniting to Make the World A Better Place

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 09.23.2015 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

At Girl Scouts, we believe every girl deserves the opportunity to unleash her leadership potential for the world. It's time to recognize girls' access to education worldwide as one of the great civil rights issues of our time, and work to make gender parity in the classroom a reality on a global scale.

The Moral Imperative of Environmental Stewardship

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 06.25.2015 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

Last week, in a message addressed to the world, Pope Francis took the truly historic step of defining climate change and environmental stewardship in strictly moral terms.

Celebrating the Future Of Female Leadership With Today's Women Leaders

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

Troop Capitol Hill gives Girl Scouts everywhere a sense of being directly connected to their leaders in Congress, and each troop member serves as a role model for girls across America.

Why I Want to Empower Girls

Robin McGraw | Posted 03.04.2015 | Dr. Phil
Robin McGraw

It's so important for girls and teens to develop the courage and self-esteem to know that they can accomplish anything they want in life, and I hope that through my continued work with Girl Scouts of the USA, we can help enable girls across the country to reach their full potential.

Join the Fun of Girl Scouts: Girl Members and Adult Volunteers Alike Benefit from Their Girl Scout Experiences

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 11.03.2014 | Impact
Anna Maria Chavez

There are girls in every community in America who can benefit from the Girl Scout experience; girls who are waiting to be inspired by mentors, guides and role models.

Ban Bossy... Really?

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 05.14.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

Censorship doesn't teach our children to be leaders, it teaches them that to blame and exclude is the answer... and exclusion is the opposite of what the Ban Bossy movement is supposed to be about.

Fighting Human Trafficking, One Community at a Time

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
Anna Maria Chavez

Fighting human trafficking has become one of the great civil and human rights issues of our generation. That is why yesterday, August 1, I participated in a convening of the NGO community in Washington D.C., to discuss the issue of trafficking.

A Movement in Transition for a World in Flux

Anna Maria Chavez | Posted 09.11.2013 | Women
Anna Maria Chavez

The cultural landscape of America is shifting, and girls are caught in the middle. Peer pressure and media depictions of women are discouraging girls from taking leadership positions in their schools and communities. Their future success will depend on their ability of lead.