Ingredients for Success: Creating a Smart Cookie

Saturday, January 17, 2015

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fredonia State University of NY (Williams Center)

For Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors (Non-registered Girl Scouts who are 11 to 18 years old may also participate.)

Participants will enjoy hands-on activities learning the ingredients for success: exploring careers, personal finance, and cookie success. Adults will learn techniques to support girls to succeed. The cookie pin will be awarded to registered Girl Scouts at the end of the event. This program is presented by the Enactus students at Fredonia State University. Enactus is an international non-profit organization whose purpose is to enable progress through entrepreneurial action.

The cost is $5 for registered Girl Scouts, $20 for non-registered Girl Scouts, and $5 for adults. Lunch is provided for both girls and adults (pizza/chicken fingers/beverage). Parking is free. The deadline to register is January 5, 2015. Sign up today at gswny.wufoo.com/forms/m1iwvbgm0ymemc4.

 

Care Care with Geico

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Time and Location TBA

For Senior Girl Scouts

With the help of Geico staff, come earn your Car Care badge in one day! You will have the opportunity to learn car maintenance skills such as how to change a tire and use jumper cables. You'll also gain a better understanding of how to stay safe on the road and learn what to do in an emergency. After the day, you will be well on your way to being ready to hit the road. Badge and lunch are included.

 

2015 Leadership Breakfast Series

Friday, March 13, 2015

Rochester Riverside Convention Center

123 East Main Street, Rochester, New York

8:00 a.m.

“Importance of Attracting Young Women to STEM Career Fields”

Keynote Address Given by Liesl Folks, Ph.D.

Liesl Folks

Dr. Folks is the first female dean of the University at Buffalo School of Engineering & Applied Sciences. She is one of six women who serve as engineering deans at institutes of higher learning. Her expertise is in nanotechnology and magnetisim, and she came to the U.S. in 1997 to work for IBM's Almaden Research Center in Slicon Valley. Today, she holds 14 U.S. patents and has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed papers. She has collaborated with scientists from various universities, including Rochester Institute of Technology and Oxford University.

Registration and sponsorship information coming soon!