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Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Announces 2011 Leading Women Awards Honorees
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts' CEO Ruth N. Bramson and Board President, Peggy Stevens announce this year's Leading Women. The 20th annual Leading Women Awards Celebration event will take place on Thursday, October 20th at the Seaport Hotel.
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts will honor Joanne Chang, Restaurateur, Flour Bakery and Myers + Chang, Jennifer Tour Chayes, Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director, Microsoft Research New England, Callie Crossley, Host of “The Callie Crossley Show,” WGBH-FM, 89.7, Stacey Lucchino, Chairman of the Advisory Board Program in Education, Afterschool & Resiliency at McLean Hospital, Harvard, Helen Sayles, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Administration, Liberty Mutual Group and Maria Tedesco, Group Executive Vice President, Business Banking at Citizens Financial Group. These Leading Women Awardees are an inspiration to girls and they truly exemplify the model of women that have courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.
“Each year Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts honors select female leaders who have made a positive impact in their career and community,” explained Ruth N. Bramson, CEO, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. “The Leading Women Awards is a way for our girls to meet great role models and for our supporters to learn how Girl Scouts is creating future women leaders.”
The Leading Women Awards Breakfast brings hundreds of women and other members of the greater Boston business community together to celebrate women leaders, honor our awardees, and to support the Girl Scout mission. Scouting inspires, challenges, and empowers girls to discover their values and passions. Innovation and creativity are at the very core of the Girl Scout experience. The role these women play in the community is a true inspiration to our Girl Scouts, and we are very proud to honor them!
Girl Scouts has honored more than 200 women with the Leading Women Award since its inception in 1992. The prestigious list of past honorees includes women of outstanding success who made a phenomenal impact in an impressive array of fields. A special thank you to our generous sponsors Boston Business Journal and Liberty Mutual who will help us recognize these leading women. For more information on sponsoring or attending this event, visit www.leadingwomenawards.org.
About Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts serves more than 41,000 girls ages 5-17 and 17,000 adult volunteers in 178 communities across Eastern Massachusetts with the mission to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. The Girl Scouts provide girls with the opportunity to DISCOVER their world, CONNECT with and build an understanding for others and TAKE ACTION to make the world a better place. Girls are guided by committed and caring adults who make learning fun. Girl Scouting helps each girl achieve her personal leadership pathway to the future. The Girl Scouts organization has a rich history and has been the nation’s leading expert on girls for nearly 100 years.
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Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts serves more than 45,000 girls ages 5-17 and 17,000 adult volunteers in the 178 communities we serve.