Tag Archives: STEM

2016 Gold Award Centennial Ceremony and Celebration

What better way to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the highest award in Girl Scouting than to partner with our sister council, Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts! At a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House yesterday, June 13, 2016, we celebrated our awesome and inspiring 2016 Gold Awardees from across the Commonwealth. Girl […]

Going for Gold: Baker’s Pond Bridge

Emily, a Girl Scout Ambassador from Medfield, built a bridge as a safer alternative for pedestrians crossing the runoff from Baker’s Pond, a popular area in her town. While creating the bridge, Emily wanted to address the lack of encouragement for young women in STEM fields. She held classes at her town library for students, […]

CEO Pat Parcellin on Exceptional Women, Magic 106.7!

Our CEO, Pat Parcellin, was recently invited to join Sue Tabb of Magic 106.7 on Exceptional Women, a Sunday morning radio program. Pat discussed many aspects of Girl Scouting today—the 100th anniversary of the highest award a Girl Scout can earn, the Gold Award; badges girls earn in many disciplines and skillsets; our wonderful volunteers […]

Going for Gold: CodHer Camp

The gender gap in technical fields is becoming an increasingly well-known problem, and it can be hard for women to find STEM field learning resources. With that in mind, Alisha, a Girl Scout from Weston, created CodHer Camp, a free two-day event where women of any age could learn how to code and publish their […]

Pat Parcellin Comcast Newsmakers

GSEM CEO Pat Parcellin on Comcast Newsmakers!

Our CEO, Pat Parcellin, was recently invited to record a segment for Comcast Newsmakers. Pat filled host Jenny Johnson in on the latest happenings and initiatives at GSEM, including the Girl Scout Cookie Program, Cookies for a Cause, the upcoming Volunteer Toolkit and much more. Pat spoke about the importance of getting girls engaged in […]