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2013 State of the Girl(s) Summit Recap


On May 4, an uncharacteristically sun-drenched Saturday, Girl Scouts of Western Washington with the Women’s Funding Alliance and many other partners convened the inaugural State of the Girl(s) Summit in DuPont, WA.  More than 75 government, education, health, non-profit, philanthropy and business folks gathered with girls to discuss how we can work together across sectors to improve girls’ quality of life. Together, we took a fresh look at data trends, explored what’s working and discussed ways to work to create change. Read more

Awesome Woman: Lori Macdonald


In an industry where women have typically held less than two percent of jobs in the world of automotive repair, Lori Macdonald is proof that things are changing. She is no different than her five male colleagues, and is helping customers better understand the way their cars work, rocking her job as service writer and manager of Downtown Automotive in Seattle! Read more

Girls Read-A-Palooza

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Earlier this month, girls gathered at Edmonds Community College in Lynnwood to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday and Read Across America Day! It was a fun-filled day with self-expression, creativity, reading and discovery. Did you celebrate Read Across America Day? We had a pretty great time, so we hope you’ll think about celebrating next year! Read more