Leadership Institute (GSLI)

The Girl Scout Leadership Institute (GSLI) is an initiative of the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas to inspire and equip high school girls to pursue higher education and expose them to a variety of career opportunities, using job shadowing as one method. The Institute gives girls in grades 9-12 the opportunity to visit local corporations and universities, gain access to female role models and empower young girls to positively impact their communities now and in the future.

Spring Opportunities

  • Skills for the Future, February 10 @ 10AM - FULL
    Learn the ins and outs of a creating a budget using Intuit’s expertise and Mint program.  Hands-on experiences with paychecks, college loans and living expenses will be highlighted as girls create their own budgets.  Discover the basics of resume formatting, what recruiters and hiring managers look for, what should be included on your resume, and how social media can impact your job search. 
  • Girl Consulting Forum, February 25 @ 1:30PM
    Shape the vision for GSNETX as part of our bi-annual Girl Consulting Forum. Meet with our Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Bartkowski, to discuss issues that impact our council’s direction. Girls’ feedback will be relayed to our Board of Directors who are seeking to hear our girls’ thoughts and dreams. Help give us a temperature reading on issues both locally and globally related to all things G.I.R.L. REGISTER
  • Sampler Saturday, April 21 @ 1:30PM
    Girls will spend a portion of the day learning about different career options as well as our travel program, special interest groups and the Gold Award. Incoming 9th grade girls, as well as current Seniors and Ambassadors, are encouraged to attend. REGISTER

Job Shadowing

Make an impact in the future of girls by serving as a career mentor. Job shadowing offers girls the chance to learn about a particular occupation or profession to see if it might appeal to them. In job shadowing, a business typically provides an experience for a girl as she accompanies a worker throughout their day to day work schedule. STAY TUNED FOR MORE JOB SHADOWING OPPORTUNITIES.

Questions? Send an email to Gerri Gordon or call (972) 349-2436.