By Cristina Arreola | 07/09/2014 - 15:24
At just 17-years-old, Laura M. Robert Rivera is a truly accomplished and inspiring Latina.
By Cristina Arreola | 02/07/2014 - 13:45
Anna Maria Chavez is a Girl Scout in body, soul, mind and spirit.
By Grace Bastidas | 09/02/2011 - 15:47
The Girl Scouts of the USA has appointed its first Latina CEO in its nearly 100-year-old history. Come November, Mexican-American Anna Maria Chávez will begin her appointment as the 19th leader of the 3.2 million-member organization. We had a chance to chat with the Arizona native, and here’s what she had to say:
What does it mean to you to be elected the first Latina to lead the Girl Scouts?
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 13:42
The Girl Scouts of the United States of America has appointed its first Latina leader. Mexican American Anna Maria Chávez, who is from San Antonio, Texas, has been named the nonprofit organization’s chief executive officer! Chávez, who is the Girl Scouts' 19th national leader, will be transitioning to the organization’s New York headquarters over the next several months.
By Grace Bastidas | 05/10/2011 - 11:00
The Girl Scouts have been around for nearly 100 years, so it only makes sense for its membership to reflect the population. That’s why the youth organization has turned its attention towards Latinas by creating a campaign to recruit girls from Spanish speaking households. We spoke to Monica Contreras, director of marketing and communications at Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to find out about the initiative, and here’s what she had to say: