Renewing the Promise: Girl Scouts in a New Century
Girl Scouts of the USA celebrated 100 years of history and welcomed its new chief executive officer, Anna Maria Chávez, at its National Council Session/52nd Convention in Houston from November 10-13.
The historic convention, titled Renewing the Promise: Girl Scouts in a New Century, drew some 15,000 girl and adult members, as well as noted celebrities, such as ABC News journalist Katie Couric; Soledad O’Brien, host of CNN’s In America; Robin Roberts, co-anchor of Good Morning America; three-time Grammy-nominated recording artist Sarah Bareilles; Houston Mayor Annise D. Parker; actress and philanthropist Marlee Martin; gospel singer Yolanda Adams; and actress Monique Coleman, who starred in the High School Musical films.
Below you will find some fun and inspiring videos from the convention. We encourage you all to read them and really listen to this exciting movement that we are a part of. Disclaimer: you might want to keep a box of tissue handy, because you WILL get emotional!
Ana Maria Chavez, our new National CEO’s amazing motivation talk in two parts: