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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.

Fall Opportunities

  • Fall Kickoff, September 9 @ 2:30PM
    Get an exclusive tour of SMU, chat with alumnae, and more. Then join Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas, SMU, and UNT as we rush into the Girl Scout ENDZONE! Bring canned good donations and take on fun fitness challenges to earn your Peanut Butter Buddy patch. Drumlines, Girl Scout Cheers, inspirational triumphs, and more are in store during this action packed event! Dinner included for GSLI girls only. REGISTER
  • Networking & Etiquette, October 21 @ 8AM
    Discover key interview techniques, how to dress for success, and ways to showcase your skill sets. Then, experience a hands-on approach to business meal etiquette and learn which cosmetics work best for you and how to apply it tastefully. Participating in this unique GSLI experience gives you the opportunity to attend the Women of Distinction Luncheon at no cost! REGISTER 
  • Girl Consulting Forum, October 22 @ 1:30PM
    Meet with our CEO, 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 their thoughts and dreams. REGISTER
  • Women of Distinction Luncheon Networking, Nov. 3 @11AM
    Practice your networking skills, attend the luncheon at no cost, and meet the first African-American woman in space and Keynote Speaker, Mae Jemison!  REGISTER
  • Eat, Shop, Share, December 2 @ 11AM
    Share the Girl Scout Experience with our Girl Scout sisters by granting their wishes. Then, we'll spend time learning about the Destinations program.   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.