Once a Girl Scout, Always a Girl Scout
Since 1912, millions of women have had their lives positively influenced-sometimes even transformed –by their Girl Scout experience. Whether you are one of the 50 million women who were in Girl Scouts, or a volunteer, or a staff member who worked at the local or national level to help Girl Scouts reach their full potential, you are forever connected to a rich and vibrant movement.
Stay Connected, Change a Girl’s Life
As Girl Scout Alumnae, you know firsthand how transforming a positive program can be in a girl’s life. Whether you are actively involved with Girl Scouts or not, you can stay connected through the National Girl Scout Alumnae Association.
Facts about being Girl Scout Alumnae
- It is estimated that there are more than 50 million Girl Scout Alumnae.
- The first Girl Scout Troops began before women were given the right to vote. Today more than 90 years later, there is a “Troop Capital Hill” made up of all congresswomen who are honorary Girl Scouts.
- Nearly 70 % of the women in the U.S. Congress today were former Girl Scouts.
- 64% of the women listed in Who’s Who of American Women are Girl Scout Alumnae.
- 53% of all women business owners are Girl Scout Alumnae.