Council News

For news entries dated prior to August 2010, click here.


Ruth N. Bramson: "Collaboration is key in ending STEM gap"

"Girls make up a majority of undergraduate students in this country, yet they earn a smaller share of the degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields," states Ruth N. Bramson, CEO of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, in an OpEd for Mass High Tech . "Gender stereotypes negatively affect girls’ perception of STEM. Girls need hand-on, collaborative learning opportunities to complement traditional classroom learning, which is often focused on lectures... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts Join National Cybersecurity Awareness Campaign, "Stop.Think.Connect."

Government Security News reports that Girl Scouts of the USA has announced that it has joined the national initiative Stop.Think.Connect. developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to raise awareness about cybersecurity. The official announcement took place at the Government Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (GFIRST) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. DHS Acting Director of the U.S Computer Emergency Readiness Team Jenny Menna... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, August 23, 2012 | 0 comments

On My Honor: 100 Years of Girl Scouting Exhibit at Tennessee State Museum Opens Aug. 24

Courtesy of Tennessee State Museum An exhibition celebrating the centennial year of this national organization, opens at the Tennessee State Museum on August 24. " On My Honor " explores Girl Scout history through artifacts, images, and video while telling the history of how young women in Tennessee have developed important life skills and served their communities through scouting. The exhibition, which is free to the public, will explore the Girl Scout organizations in... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Tuesday, August 21, 2012 | 0 comments

The Obamas on Women and Leadership in Ladies Home Journal

Ladies' Home Journal Editor-in-Chief Sally Lee sat down with President and First Lady Obama to talk about how women can step up and take charge. Lee asks, "How can we get more women to be leaders, whether in Washington or on their home turf?" "We have to start with them while they're young and instill in girls a sense of confidence," states First Lady Obama. "That's why sports are so important. They teach you how to compete -- how to fall down and get back up. And there... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Friday, August 10, 2012 | 0 comments

Girl Scouts to Accept ‘Diversity Advocate’ Award on Behalf of Healthy Media Commission

The leaders of the Healthy MEdia Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls today expressed gratitude to the Walter Kaitz Foundation for the Foundation’s decision to bestow upon the Commission the Foundation’s Diversity Advocate Award. “The Healthy MEdia Commission strives to promote representations of women in the media in the areas of healthy body images, active and diverse female characters, equal and healthy relationships, and increased roles of women and girls,”... Read More
Posted by News GSHS at Thursday, August 2, 2012 | 0 comments

We've made the resources you need easy to find!

  • /assets/1467/20140816_113246.jpg
  • /assets/1467/20140816_100837.jpg
  • /assets/1467/20140816_095418.jpg
  • /assets/1467/img_6443.jpg
  • /assets/1467/img_6375.jpg
  • /assets/1467/dscf0044.jpg
  • /assets/1467/dscf0040.jpg
  • /assets/1467/img_6310.jpg
  • /assets/1467/img_6263.jpg