For Immediate Release
February 7, 2017
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Girl Can Change the World
At Girl Scouts Encuentro de Chicas Latinas Leadership Conference
WASHINGTON—Latina girls from the Greater Washington Region attended Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital’s 12th annual Encuentro de Chicas Latinas leadership conference at Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg, MD. Girls sampled the Girl Scout Journey, Girltopia. The program guides girls to imagine a perfect world-for girls and to take-action to make their community a better place. Working in teams, they developed plans to achieve their goal. The conference concluded with girls presenting their take-action project to make their vision of Girltopia a reality.
At the conference, one group of teen girls made a video that took on self-esteem, an issues that plagues many girls. They used Albert Einstein’s quote; “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” They took words that are meant to destroy like ugly, and redefined it to stand for unique, gorgeous, loyal and Y can’t everyone be as beautiful. Their vision was to help girls realize th...