Monday, July 11, 2011

Monday, July 11 – The 34th World Conference Officially Begins

Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas CEO, Anna Chávez, was selected as the only council representative to be part of Girl Scouts of the USA's delegation to the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts 34th World Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland! For a daily account of her adventures as she spends July 9-15 abroad, look here. Also, follow Anna on Twitter @GirlScoutEagle1.

"I wore my navy suit and scarf today as the Conference has officially begun!" Chávez writes. "We had ten items on the agenda for today and here are some highlights: New Full Members of WAGGGS – several nations are applying for Full membership in WAGGGS, and I've included a photo of the delegation's vote in include Swaziland into the global Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting movement. Introduction on Vision 2020 – No, this isn't the same as our Mayor's SA 2020 though the intent is similar. WAGGGS Vision for 2020 was unveiled and participants introduced to the milestones along the global consultation journey."

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Kathy Cloninger and Girl Scouts National Board of Directors President Connie Lindsey will participate in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts 34th World Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom from July 11-15, 2011.