Today’s Girls, Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

November 19th is National Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and we are celebrating the girls today who are making great strides towards becoming the go-getters of tomorrow! While research shows that girls are actively interested in becoming entrepreneurs, developing financially stable futures, and using their skills to make an impact on the world, many feel they lack … Continue reading Today’s Girls, Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs

5 Ways to Get Girls Thinking like a Programmer

Over the past years of technological advancements, it’s no secret that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is the way of the future! The following generations will see careers such as aerospace engineers, biologists, meteorologists, and cryptographers becoming more and more commonplace – and we’ve got Girl Scouts to fill them! According to the Girl … Continue reading 5 Ways to Get Girls Thinking like a Programmer

Gold Award Girl Scouts – Sarah Wang

Sarah Wang is seeking to protect bees everywhere with her Gold Award project, “Bee Friendly.” She identified a prevalent problem in her community: the lack of knowledge about bee conservation tactics. In recent years, pesticides, lack of flowers, pathogens, and parasites have caused the honeybee population to steadily decline. Lack of honeybees would prevent life … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Sarah Wang

Gold Award Girl Scouts – Alina Tong

Girl Scout Alina Tong, 17, from Oak Park previously suffered a traumatic brain injury from which she experienced difficulty returning to her school system. Noticing the lack of awareness surrounding these types of injuries, Alina began her project, “Learn, Prevent, Care: Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness,” to share her experience with students and teachers so that … Continue reading Gold Award Girl Scouts – Alina Tong