Anna Maria Chavez: Girl Scouts about more than cookies (Audio)
Who doesn’t love the Girl Scouts, especially when cookie season rolls around? But the organization is trying to move beyond Thin Mints and Samoas. To evolve, it now has more than three million members and has become one of the largest leadership development groups for girls in this country.
Now, the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. wants to become more accessible to girls of all backgrounds. The group recently named a new CEO to make that happen, Anna Maria Chavez. When she first took office in early November, she became the first Latina and the first person of color to lead the organization in its nearly 100-year history.
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