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GSLI girls pictured with The Richards Group founder, Stan Richards.

Leadership Institute (GSLI)

The Girl Scout Leadership Institute (GSLI) equips high school girls to pursue higher education and exposes them to a variety of career opportunities through corporate visits and access to female role models that empower them to positively impact their communities now and in the future.

Networking and Etiquette

Saturday, September 21,
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Ericsson
Grades: 9-12
Category: Healthy Living
Level: Ambassador, Senior

Girl Fee: $10

How do you connect with professional women to explore career opportunities? You'll discover key interview techniques, how to dress for success and way to showcase your skills. Learn from a etiquette expert the right fork to use when, how to eat pasta, and let waiters know when you are done. This event is a recommended pre-requisite for the Women of Distinction luncheon.


Girl Consulting Forum

Saturday, October 05
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location:JoAnn Fogg Service Center
Grades: 9-12
Girl Fee: FREE

Shape the vision for Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas as part of our bi-annual Girl Consulting Forum. Meet with Jennifer Bartkowski, our Chief Executive Officer, to discuss issues that impact our council's direction related to recruitment, camps, STEM and older girl opportunities.


Bank of America

Saturday, October 11
9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Bank of America
7105 Corporate Drive
Plano, TX 75024

Grades: 9-12
Girl Fee: $5

Have you ever wondered what an ATM looks like inside, or how it works? Use the school holiday as a chance to find out! Bank of America is offering a tour of their ATM lab, including a hands-on demo, activities and coding practices, along with a look at contemporary workspaces. Learn more about Better Money Habits, and get some insight into technology careers in the financial industry. Lunch is included.  


Women of Distinction Luncheon and Networking Event

Friday, October 18
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Dallas Omni Hotel - Downtown
Grades: 9-12
Category: Council Hosted ,Healthy Living
Level: Senior, Ambassador
Girl Fee: FREE

Join us at the Women of Distinction Luncheon to practice your networking skills with Dallas women business professionals. Be part of an exclusive group to meet our keynote speaker, Candace Winslow, ask questions and receive her book. Participate in a career panel and speed networking event after the luncheon. Limited spaces are available. Priority will be given to girls who attend the recommended pre-requiste event, Network and Etiquette on September 21, 2019.


Eat, Shop, Share

Saturday, December 07
11:30 AM- 3:00 PM

Location: Walmart at Belt Line & Montfort Map
Level:  Senior, Ambassador, Cadette
8th grade Cadettes are welcome

Girls are invited to join the Girl Scout Leadership Institute on as we share the Girl Scout Experience with our sister Girl Scouts by granting their wish list items. We’ll meet at a nearby restaurant to socialize and learn about older girl opportunities within GSNETX. After that, we will learn about a Girl Scout family in need and then go shop for her family at Walmart.

Cost: $5/girl

Open to Families: No

Registration for this event will open on Monday, October 7


Career Exploration

Career Exploration events gives girls an opportunity to learn about various occupations and their "fit" with her unique career preferences, e.g. the skills, interests and values you want satisfied by your career. To be placed on a waiting list, or to cancel, please contact Gerri Gordon at


Job Shadowing

Job shadowing offers girls the chance to learn about a particular occupation or profession as she accompanies employees throughout their day-to-day work schedule.  Follow the link to see the opportunities and to register in ebiz.  Please remember that we expect you as Girl Scouts to honor your commitment to these opportunities, once registered, barring a family emergency or illness.  Failure to follow these guidelines may result in cancellations of other opportunities you have registered for.  Questions, contact Gerri Gordon at