Record Number of Female Senators
November 14, 2012
When the new Congress is sworn in , in January 2013, it will include a record number of women senators. Of the twenty women in the Senate: 70 percent of them were Girl Scouts. If you include the House as well, 60 percent of women in Congress were once Girl Scouts. "From the very beginning the whole mission of this organization has been to create girls who are very sensitive and in tune with their community needs," said Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA. "We develop not only leaders, but leaders with a political conscience."