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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.

Even though we aren’t currently offering in-person programming, exciting options still exist for our older girls. Please see below for programs coming soon:

October 29: Speed Networking

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 04:30 PM-05:30 PM
Girl price: $5

Practice speed networking in breakout rooms and participate in two career panels, all from the comfort of your home.

Industry leaders from a variety of companies such as Ericsson, AT&T, Bank of America, Toyota, and PepsiCo will be available for girls to explore different career options. Meet the GSNETX Young Women of Distinction and participate in a Q&A session.

This event is open to Girl Scouts in 8th grade and up!


October 30: Women of Distinction Luncheon

Date: Thurday, October 30, 11:35am-1pm
Online via Zoom

Celebrate with us virtually at our Women of Distinction Luncheon honoring local leaders whose ethical leadership, professional accomplishments, and community contributions inspire us all to make the world a better place. Learn about the women, young women, and men whose actions are making a difference. 

Live viewing of the Women of Distinction Luncheon for older girls is now full.  If you would like to watch the luncheon presentation after the event, a recording will be available.  Check our website for more details under the Women of Distinction landing page after October 30. 


November 7: Journey in a Day: Mission Sisterhood

Date: Saturday, November 7, 9:30AM-3:30PM
Girl fee: $20

Earn the Mission Sisterhood Journey in a Day virtually. Explore the meaning of sisterhood and how it impacts your everyday life. Enjoy hands on activities, breakout sessions and more, all centered around the importance of sisterhood. This will meet the requirement of a completed Journey, except for the Take Action project, for the Gold Award.

We'll take periodic breaks and lunch as part of the day's schedule.


December 5: Eat, Shop, Share

Date: Saturday, December 5
Ages: 8th-12th grades
Girl Fee: $5

Be a sister to every Girl Scout. Virtually shop for GSNETX families in need and share about the experience using goal setting and budgeting.

We will start by learning about the families we will be shopping for and then break into virtual groups to determine what items we will buy. Girls will also be able to create notes to send with the gifts.


Check back in Summer 2021 for options below.  


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