Friday, March 2, 2012

Texas Monthly Profiles Anna Maria Chávez

Texas Monthly has a profile on Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA. Prior to being the head of Girl Scouts of the USA, Anna was CEO of the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas.

"I was fortunate growing up that my best friend, Lisa, came to school one day and announced that she was going to be a Girl Scout," says Anna Maria. "Her mother, Mrs. Murdoch, was the leader of Troop 304, and I still have my cookie-money box that I hand-decorated at one of our meetings."

After revealing that her first badge was for selling cookies, Anna Maria states that "The organization is about more than selling cookies. We’re about promoting issues important to girls, addressing the leadership imbalance in this country, taking care of the environment, and learning about healthy living."

Read the entire article here!