We are pleased to announce that Gabriela Alvarado will serve as the new Marketing and Communications Manager for Girl Scouts Nation's Capital. She joined the team on February 6, 2023. In her new role, Gabriela will lead the organization's strategic communications, branding, messaging, and outreach to ensure that we are telling the Girl Scout story in a clear and effective way to our community. Gabriela joins the team with more than a decade of communication experience, previously working with private, non-profit, and government sectors to develop and implement strategic communication campaigns that compel and mobilize audiences to take action.
Lidia Soto-Harmon, Chief Executive Officer, said, "I am excited to bring new talent to our organization. Gabriela's expertise in storytelling in both English and Spanish will help elevate our impact for all the Girl Scouts we serve."
Gabriela was born and raised in Southern California. As a daughter of immigrant parents who moved to the states in search of more opportunities, she deeply knows the value of hard work, perseverance, and giving back to her community. Gabriela earned her bachelor's degree in communications from Cal State San Marcos and her master's degree in strategic communications, with a unique concentration in advocacy and social impact, from American University.
Her role at Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital will be vital in ensuring we continue to deliver our mission, promote equity, strengthen our community, and amplify the voices of Girls Scouts from all economic backgrounds.
About Girl Scouts Nation's Capital
Girl Scout Nation's Capital is the largest council in the nation,
with a commitment to build and maintain an inclusive community that
respects and supports all our members. Girl Scouts provides grades
K-12 the opportunity to discover, connect and take action. Girl Scouts
learn new skills, explore STEM, discover the outdoors, become
entrepreneurs, all while making new friends and having fun. Girl
Scouts Nation's Capital serves over 75,000 members in 25 counties in
Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Washington DC. Our mission is
to build Girl Scouts of confidence, courage, and character who make
the world a better place. To volunteer, donate, reconnect, and
discover how you belong in Girl Scouts visit www.gscnc.org.