Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Orange County Register Interviews Anna Maria Chávez on Leadership

The Orange County Register sat down this week with Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of USA, who was in Orange County to speak to community leaders about the importance of mentoring today’s youth. Here is a snippet!
Q. Why did you to choose to speak out today on the lack of girl leadership in the community and in society?

A. It’s interesting, we do research and we actually look at other people’s research, we find that if you look at the top 10 sectors in the United States from the military to academia to government to nonprofit, we find that there is a very low percentage of women that actually hold leadership positions.

So when you’re talking about a future workforce, 50 percent are women.

And if we want them to achieve in their careers and to achieve developing opportunities for their families, then they should have all options available to them.
Read the whole interview here!