Turning Girls into Leaders - 5:07
with Jan Barker the CEO of Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan
Posted May 31, 2017
From friendship to leadership, and science exploration to career literacy, Girl Scouting provides a wealth of real-world benefits for girls. Girl Scouts of the USA was founded in 1912 by trailblazer Juliette Gordon Low. Girl Scouts of the USA is the largest girl-serving organization in the United States and a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, a sisterhood of close to 10 million girls and adults in 145 countries. Visit the Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan on the web and facebook. Interview recorded on May 25th, 2017.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Heartland Newsmakers Team
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