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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.

Upcoming Events

Raytheon Engineering Workshop, September 15 @ 10AM

Join engineers from Raytheon to learn how bridges are designed to meet load, stress and aesthetic challenges! Girl Scouts  will also gain insight on structural engineering and design and the value of teamwork, as well as will improve their problem solving skills.

Texas College Tour (Webinar), September 27 @ 7PM

Thinking about what colleges you are interested in attending?  Join a webinar to learn about a College Tour of Texas being planned for June 3-7, 2019 (around $850/person; the trip is by bus, and includes housing, and most meals.  Fun stops like the Alamo and possibly Sea World or NASA will be included.).  Current high school freshmen and sophomores and parents are welcome to attend the webinar. 

Colleges on the tour are Baylor, University of Texas in Austin, Texas State, Trinity University, Rice University, Sam Houston University, Prairie View A&M, and Texas A&M.  

Network & Etiquette, October 13 @ 830AM

How do I connect with professional women to explore career opportunities? Which fork is for dessert? How do I signal I am done eating?

Girls will discover key interview techniques, how to dress for success, and ways to showcase their skill sets, then head to a restaurant for a hands-on approach to etiquette, including eating during a business meal. Later, you girls will learn what makeup works best for their skin tones 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!

Girl Forum with the CEO, October 21 @ 130PM

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. EVENT FULL


Women of Distinction Luncheon, November 2 @ 10AM

Girls will attend the Women of Distinction Luncheon at no cost and meet with Keynote Speaker, Ann Shoket, the former Editor-In-Chief of Seventeen Magazine.  Girls will also network with professional women from industry leaders to explore career opportunities. If needed, a letter showcasing the benefits of the program can be provided to your school. Priority registration will be given to girls who attend the GSLI: Networking and Etiquette event on October 13th.

Eat, Shop, Share, December 1 @ 12PM

For girls in 8th grade and up

Share the Girl Scout Experience with our sister Girl Scouts by granting their wish list items.  We'll meet at the Panera Bakery  on Beltline and Montfort for lunch and discussion.  Then it's off to the Wal-Mart to shop for gifts. 



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. To be placed on a waiting list, or to cancel, please contact Gerri Gordon at