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

Girl Scouts Launches 42 New Badges to Mobilize Girls to Change the World

Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today reveal 42 new badges exclusively for girls in grades K–12 that allow them to make their own choices about how they want to experience and influence the world. The badges enhance the organization’s existing girl-led programming, offering girls everything from adventuring … Continue reading Girl Scouts Launches 42 New Badges to Mobilize Girls to Change the World