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  • At any given time only 10% of American girls are Girl Scouts but 80% of American female business owners and senior executives are former Girl Scouts.  Virtually every female astronaut who has flown in space is a former Girl Scout!
  • 2/3 of the women who are today's leaders in government, business, education, medicine, science and in their communities were once Girl Scouts. 
  • Girl Scouts is the largest girl-serving organization in the United States with 3 million scouts!
  • Girl Scouts is the largest member of the World ASsociation of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, a sister-hood of close to 10 million girls and adults in 144 countries.
  • Diversity was a founding principle of Girl Scouting.  In 1912 our founder, Juliette Gordon Low, ensured that African American, Native American, and Hispanic girls were able to become Girl Scouts.
  • What's in a box of Girl Scout cookies?
    • 59% fund program services to girls
    • 16% fund troop projects
    • 25% pays for the cost of the cookies