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2012-06-28 10:22:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chavez and National Board of Directors member Sylvia Acevedo have been selected among the 100 Women Leaders in STEM by STEMconnector, an organization that tracks STEM education programs and initiatives around the country. The list, which was released in a bound volume and distributed at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference that began June 27, features women from across the...

2012-06-25 02:24:58

NEW YORK, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today that Nhadine Leung has been appointed Chief of Staff. Leung is a lawyer with experience in organizational change, community economic development, real estate law and investment banking. "Nhadine brings extraordinary experience and great energy, expertise and vision to Girl Scouts as we enter our second century of service to girls," said GSUSA Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chavez. "We're...

2012-06-12 10:23:02

NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They've earned a $20,000 grant, obtained a patent, visited the White House, met the president, changed the life of a little girl, and are now taking their one-of-a-kind invention all the way to Brazil! There is no stopping the "Flying Monkeys," a Girl Scout FIRST® LEGO® League team, comprised of 8th and 9th grade Girl Scouts from Ames and Gilbert, Iowa, who have been invited by the U.S. Department of State to present BOB-1, a...

2012-06-08 10:22:45

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts of the USA National President Connie L. Lindsey, Chief Executive Officer Anna Maria Chavez, and eight Girl Scout Gold Award recipients from across the country presented President Barack Obama today with the Girl Scouts Annual Report and met with him on the pressing issues affecting girls. At the meeting in the Oval Office, Lindsey and Chavez stressed the urgent needs of girls and described the iconic organization's new cause...

2012-06-08 06:24:25

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Girl Scouts from around the world are gathering on the National Mall, Saturday, June 9, 2012 to mark the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts of the USA. Girl Scouts Rock the Mall: 100th Anniversary Sing-Along will be the largest gathering of Girl Scouts in history. An anticipated 250,000 Girl Scouts, friends, and alumnae will gather at the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, DC to demonstrate the power of girl...

2012-06-08 06:20:22

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tomorrow, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the Girl Scouts' 100th anniversary during the world's largest sing-along to issue the Celebrate Scouting First-Class Mail Forever stamp. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55501-u-s-postal-service-girl-scouts-100th-anniversary-scouting-stamp (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120608/MM21198) Available nationwide tomorrow,...

2012-06-07 02:24:53

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Girls today are influenced by numerous types of role models, from celebrities, to models and reality stars in pop culture. Millions of real women across the country are positively influencing young girls' lives for the better. Most of these women unfortunately go unnoticed. Dove believes that all real women who are positive role models should be famous. The brand is launching a new national program that celebrates inspirational real women...

2012-06-05 11:48:59

NASA will mark the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts of America by hosting a Girl Scouts Rock@NASA event from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8 in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium located at NASA Headquarters in Washington. NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and two former astronauts, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Pam Melroy, will participate. Media are invited to attend. NASA and the Girl Scouts share a common goal to encourage and educate young girls about science, technology,...

2012-06-05 06:25:36

United States Postal Service Commemorates Girl Scouts' 100th Anniversary on National Mall WASHINGTON , June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Postal Service: What:U.S. Postal Service will issue Celebrate Scouting First-Class Mail Forever stamp to commemorate Girl Scouts of the USA 100th anniversary. The stamp will be dedicated in song at the Girl Scouts Rock the Mall: 100th Anniversary Sing-Along. Who:Giselle Valera, vice president, Global...

2012-06-05 06:21:51

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will mark the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts of America by hosting a Girl Scouts Rock@NASA event from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 8 in the James E. Webb Memorial Auditorium located at NASA Headquarters in Washington. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver and two former astronauts, Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper and Pam Melroy, will participate. Media are invited to attend....