Tuesday, April 17, 2018

MetLife and GSUSA Financially Empower Girls Through Days of Service

This Financial Literacy Month, we were thrilled to team up with MetLife Foundation and MetLife’s Women’s Business Network (WBN) to host an action-packed Day of Service (DOS) event at Girl Scouts of the USA’s (GSUSA’s) headquarters in New York City.

Volunteers of MetLife’s Women's Business Network (WBN)
engaging Girl Scouts in a series of financial literacy activities.
This is the third year we’ve partnered with MetLife Foundation and MetLife’s WBN to host a series of hands-on, transformative financial workshops.

Thanks to the collaboration, 40 lucky girls ages 11–14 learned about budgeting, credit scores, bank loans, credit cards, and interest rates from more from 40 real-life pros who took a break from their normal routine to volunteer at the DOS.

Girl Scouts take part in “Explore Careers and Salaries,” an exercise that empowers them with real-life professional knowledge.

These savvy MetLife volunteers served as financial experts and role models as they led money management activities and spoke about practical, everyday situations.

The Girl Scouts in attendance also scored badges after completing The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting curriculum. Talk about a rewarding experience!

Cadette participant learning to plan her dream getaway and calculate the associated costs in the “Plan for Fun” activity.
Partnerships and events like this are vital for preparing the next generation of G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ professionals who are financially empowered and ready to make amazing things happen in the world.

Learn more about the MetLife Financial Empowerment Initiative and our Partnership here.