Tag Archives: STEM

GSCI Creates First STEM Advisory Council

More than 20 Central Illinois women in key STEM careers selected to help guide girls into STEM related fields before entering college. The Girl Scouts of Central Illinois has created the first Girl Scouts STEM Advisory Council to help provide … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Leadership Experience

At Girl Scouts, your girl will prepare for a lifetime of leadership, success, and adventure in a safe, no-limits place designed for and by girls! How? Through the Girl Scout Leadership Experience—a collection of engaging, challenging, and fun activities like earning … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Girl Scout is (still) the Best Place for Girls

Every girl deserves a place where she can be her best self and unleash her inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™. And that place is Girl Scouts!  Girl Scouts has a track record of more than 100 years of providing … Continue reading

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Girl Scouts and Code.org: Preparing Girls to Smash Glass Ceilings in STEM!

Girl Scouts is all about being girl-led, and developing new programs is no exception. That’s why we surveyed girls to find out which science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics they most want to explore. The results weren’t surprising—computer science, … Continue reading

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Why Girl Scouts, Why Now

New STEM and Outdoor Programming for Girls, New Digital Tools for Volunteers Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the BEST leadership development organization for girls—is offering Girl Scouts even more opportunities to learn skills and prepare them to empower themselves with … Continue reading

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ToGetHerThere . . . Speak Up

Girl Scouts of the USA launched ToGetHerThere, the largest, boldest advocacy and fundraising cause dedicated to girls’ leadership in the nation’s history. The multi-year effort will seek to create balanced leadership – the equal representation of women in leadership positions … Continue reading

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Want Women Leaders? Start with Girls

We all know there is a shortage of women leaders . . . right? Girl Scouts has the formula for fixing this. Girl Scouts has an impressive track record of teaching girls leadership skills throughout their life. More than two-thirds … Continue reading

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Ask Your Member of Congress to Support Girl Scouts

Help Celebrate Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary and Their Leadership Role for All Girls  Remarkably in March 2012, the Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA) will celebrate its 100th anniversary. In celebration, GSUSA has declared 2012 “The Year … Continue reading

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Verizon Foundation Funds GSCI STEM Program

Girl Scouts of Central Illinois is pleased to announce the Verizon Foundation has awarded a $10,000 grant to fund the Girl Scout STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. Funding will support STEM-related programs and camps for girls ages 5 … Continue reading

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