A Century of Selling

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of the USA Celebrates 100 Years of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today the start of the 2017 cookie season, which marks the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest entrepreneurial [...]

GIRL SCOUTS SALUTE!

Girl Scouts raising the American flag

Girl Scout Salute! By Alyssa Schroer As part of our month-long celebration of iconic women in history, Wiles is proud to salute the Girls Scouts of the USA for nurturing and producing generations of female leaders for more than 100 years. You know all about the cookies, but here are few facts you may not [...]

PORTRAITS IN LEADERSHIP

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GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA Portraits in Leadership Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the world’s preeminent girl leadership development organization, today announced the release of an inspiring new video series called Portraits in Leadership.  In an intimate and candid series of profiles, Girl Scouts across the country conducted interviews about leadership and life lessons with their female [...]

HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Multi-talented performer Rita Moreno

National Hispanic Heritage Month The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law [...]

Purse Strings: Girl Scouts of the USA

GirlScouts

ANNA MARIA CHAVEZ, CEO GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA   It’s that time of year, again, and it’s a pretty safe bet that you’ve already placed your order for a few boxes of Samoas, Thin Mints or your other favorite Girl Scout cookie. But what do you really know about the extraordinary organization behind those [...]