Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Empowering Girls With Financial Literacy

In an article for Forbes, Brooke Elise Axtell writes that "we need to introduce girls to financial literacy programs at an early age, so they are prepared to have healthy, equitable relationships and feel confident they can take care of themselves." With Financial Literacy and Cookie Business Badges being introduced this fall, Girl Scouts continues to offer girls practical hands-on skills that can hold them in good stead their whole lives.

The current economic landscape of the United States, and the world, is tumultuous. Do you think the situation would be different if more women were involved in economics and governance?