Female entrepreneurship is on the rise! Did you know that between 1997 and 2017, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 114 percent, a rate 2.5 times higher than the national average. Yes, women have made great strides over the past 20 years, but they have miles left to go. Even with challenges faced by many entrepreneurial women they report a high level of well-being and express optimism for the future. Enter Girl Scouts.
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Research shows that girls are actively interested in becoming entrepreneurs, developing financially stable futures, and using their skills to make a big impact on the world. Girl Scouts is the perfect place to support young girls in exploring entrepreneurship as they progress through Girl Scouts.
Cookie Business badges: When a Girl Scout wears these badges, she lets the world know she’s a real-life Cookie Boss!
Financial Literacy badges: Based on real-life situations, such as budgeting and philanthropy, these badges empower girls for future life success.