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Meet an Expert: Women of the U.S. Space Force

Girl Scouts of Colorado is excited to invite girls of all ages to attend special “Meet an Expert” sessions with women in the U.S. Space Force (USSF) in January 2021. Girls will hear from an amazing panel of women and participate in a live Q&A session.

January 12, 4-4:45 p.m.: Daisies, Brownies, Juniors

January 19, 4-4:45 p.m.: Cadettes, Seniors, Ambassadors

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/meet_an_expert_women_of_the_u_s_space_force_webinar_01_12_2021_01_19_2021 

Please submit your questions for our panelists in advance through registration.

Participation in this session will help meet requirements for the new STEM Career Exploration badges for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes.

When registering you are telling us you will be logging in LIVE! Our panelists will prepare based on registration numbers, so please log in on time. Both sessions will be recorded. Do not register if you plan to watch the recording.

We will use Zoom to host these sessions. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Registration will close the day before the program.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She was at the can send in her story here.

Meet an Expert: 9-1-1 Center Manager

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to meet Jennifer Kirkland, a 9-1-1 Center Manager at the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center, on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 4 – 5 p.m. MST. Jennifer will take girls on a virtual tour of the Grand Junction 9-1-1 Center, and then talk about the job, how to get started, and how rewarding being a 9-1-1 professional can be. This will be a behind-the-scenes look at a job that happens 24-hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year!

Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2021/jan28_meet_an_expert.html

After Jennifer’s presentation, Girl Scouts will have a chance to ask questions live through the chat box. By completing registration, you are telling us you will be joining the session LIVE on January 28. Please make sure to mark your calendar and join on time. We will be recording the session and posting to YouTube so you can watch in the future. Please do not complete registration if you are planning to watch the recording.

We will use Zoom to host this webinar. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed to registrants the day before the webinar. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She was at the can send in her story here.

Listen now – Meet an Expert: National Park Ranger

Girl Scouts of Colorado thanks Ranger Laura from Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park for participating in our “Meet an Expert” webinar series on December 8, 2020. More than 60 Girl Scouts from across Colorado and beyond joined the session to learn all about how to become a National Park Ranger and what the job looks like on a daily basis. Ranger Laura put together an awesome presentation for Girl Scouts based on the questions they submitted when registering. You can now watch and listen to this webinar on the GSCO YouTube channel.

Ranger Laura talked to Girl Scouts about the history of the National Park Service and how the parks protect our land, sky, plants, animals, and more. She told girls about black Canyon of the Gunnison – how it go its name, what the trails are like, and what she does as a park ranger there. After her presentation, Girl Scouts had an opportunity to ask Ranger Laura questions live. Girls asked about her experience growing up, in college, and working at other parks. At the end of the webinar we learned that Ranger Laura’s favorite Girl Scout cookie is the Samoa!

Girl Scouts who participated in the live session or listen to the recording can purchase their “Meet an Expert” patch online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/gsco-shop.html

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Listen now – Meet an Expert: Senator Kerry Donovan

Girl Scouts of Colorado thanks Colorado State Senator Kerry Donovan for participating in our “Meet an Expert” webinar series on December 3, 2020. More than 50 Girl Scouts from across Colorado joined the session to learn all about Senator Donovan’s background, experience, and what it is like being a Colorado state senator. Senator Donovan represents Colorado’s 5th Senate district which is based in the mountain towns of the Rockies, including Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Lake, and Pitkin Counties. You can now watch and listen to this webinar on the GSCO YouTube channel.

Senator Donovan walked girls through the process of a bill becoming a law and spoke to the girls about some of the work she has done that she is most proud of. She also spoke about her time growing up in Colorado and working as a restaurant chef and rancher. We also got to meet the Senator’s dog, Gary, though he was asleep for most of the program! After a short presentation, Senator Donovan answered a ton of questions from the girls who participated live. Girls asked awesome questions and we all learned a lot about how state government works.

Participating in this webinar helps meet requirements for the new Democracy badges for all Girl Scout levels. Girl Scouts who participated in the live session or listen to the recording can purchase their “Meet an Expert” patch online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/gsco-shop.html

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Listen Now – Meet an Expert with Lockheed Martin

Girl Scouts of Colorado thanks the Women’s Impact Network at Lockheed Martin for participating in our “Meet an Expert” webinar series on November 17 and 18, 2020. More than 300 Girl Scouts from all over the country participated and learned about the space industry, careers at Lockheed Martin, and what the future of space exploration looks like. Panelists from Lockheed Martin included:

  • Lauren McCulley, Spacecraft Design Engineer
  • Shelby Hopkins, Systems Engineer
  • Kari Van Zyl, RF Engineer
  • Kaitlyn Britt, Human Factors Engineer
  • Danielle Leonard, Financial Analyst

Each panelist introduced herself and spoke to the girls about what she does at Lockheed Martin. Then, the girls were led through a short lesson about space exploration. After the presentation, the panelists answered questions that girls submitted in advance and live in the chat box. Girls asked all different kinds of questions from, “What did you study in school?” and, “Are you good at math?” to, “Will we colonize the Moon one day?”.

Girl Scouts who participated live earned a special Lockheed Martin and Girl Scouts patch. Missed the live sessions? Watch the recorded webinars linked below. Watching the recordings meets the requirements for the “Meet an Expert” patch and the new STEM Career Exploration Badges for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes.

Check out upcoming Meet an Expert webinars on the GSCO Events Calendar: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events/event-list.html?q=meet+an+expert

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Meet an Expert: Women of Robotics with Arrow Electronics

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to meet two women in robotics at Meet an Expert – Women of Robotics with Arrow Electronics
on January 13, 2021 Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/meet_an_expert_women_of_robotics_with_arrow_electronics_webinar_01_13_2021

Arrow Electronics is a technology company with a passion for innovation and transforming the way we look at technology. Make, manage, and create are core values of Arrow Electronics. During this webinar, we will be talking about a special robot Arrow is making to transform a girl’s life.

Our experts for the webinar will be Victoria Bohannon-Pea, project manager, and Anjelica Roman, business development manager.

Girl Scouts participating in the Robotics badge series in January are strongly encouraged to attend.

Participating in this webinar will help meet requirements for the new STEM Career Exploration Badges for Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes.

After the presentation, you will have a chance to ask our experts questions live through the chat box. By completing registration, you are telling us you will be joining the session LIVE on January 13. Please make sure to mark your calendar and join on time. We will be recording the session and posting it to the GSCO YouTube channel so you can watch in the future. Please do not complete registration if you are planning to watch the recording.

We will use Zoom to host this webinar. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed out to registrants the day before the webinar. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

If you are having trouble completing registration, please contact inquiry@gscolorado.org or 877-404-5708.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Listen Now – Meet an Expert: Authors of “When Women Vote”

 

Girl Scouts of Colorado thanks Stephanie Donner and Amber McReynolds, the authors of “When Women Vote,” for participating in our “Meet an Expert” webinar series on October 28, 2020. Girl Scouts of all ages from across Colorado participated and learned about the book writing process, importance of women’s voting rights, and so much more! You can now watch and listen to this webinar here: https://youtu.be/ietV3_lRLkk

After introductions, Amber and Stephanie answered questions that girls submitted through registration and live in the chat box. We learned about their Girl Scout experience, inspiration for writing the book, and what is next for both of them.

Girl Scouts who participated in the live session or listen to the recording can purchase their “Meet an Expert” patch online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/gsco-shop.html

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Meet an Expert: Senator Kerry Donovan

 

 

 

 

 

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to meet Colorado State Senator Kerry Donovan on Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Register now: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2020/meet_an_expert_senat.html

From Senator Donovan

“The presidential election is over, now we can take action on important policy that matters to you! There are lots of ways to impact the laws and policies that impact your life. Join me, Colorado State Senator Kerry Donovan, a rancher and former teacher, to learn about how you can continue to make your voice heard!”

After Senator Donovan’s presentation you will have a chance to ask her questions live through the chat box. By completing registration, you are telling us you will be joining the session LIVE on December 3. Please make sure to mark your calendar and join on time. We will be recording the session and posting it to GSCO’s YouTube channel, so you can watch in the future. Please do not complete registration if you are planning to watch the recording.

We will use Zoom to host this webinar. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed out to registrants the day before the webinar. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Meet an Expert: National Park Ranger

 

Girl Scouts of all ages are invited to a special, one-hour webinar on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 5 – 6 p.m. to meet Park Ranger Laura from Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park.

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/meet_an_expert_national_park_ranger_webinar_12_08_2020

Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park is just one of many national treasures called “National Parks.” Join Ranger Laura and learn how national parks protect wildlife and nature, how Black Canyon protects the environment, what it’s like to be a park ranger, and how you as a Girl Scout can help park rangers protect the environment.

Please submit your questions in advance through the registration form. Ranger Laura will answer your questions during the program. If time allows, we will also answer questions live during the webinar.

By completing registration, you are telling us you will be joining the session LIVE on December 8. Please make sure to mark your calendar and join on time. We will be recording the session and posting it to the GSCO YouTube channel so you can watch in the future. Please do not complete registration if you are planning to watch the recording.

We will use Zoom to host this webinar. All information on how to join online or via phone will be emailed out to registrants the day before the webinar. Each individual participant should be registered so we can track participation. Please do not share the information on how to join with others who have not registered.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

Listen now – Meet an Expert, Special Edition: Women in Government

 

Girl Scouts of Colorado thanks our exceptional panel of women for participating in the “Meet an Expert, Special Edition: Women in Denver City Government” webinars on October 14 and 22, 2020. More than 60 Girl Scouts from across Colorado and beyond (Texas, Washington, New York, and more!) participated in these special sessions. Missed them? Watch the recordings linked below.

Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors

Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

Our panelists for these webinars included:

  • Denver City Council President Stacie Gilmore
  • Presiding Denver County Court Judge Theresa Spahn
  • Executive Director of the Office of Children’s Affairs Dionne Williams
  • Deputy Police Chief Barb Archer
  • Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Mayor Erin Brown

Each panelist introduced herself and spoke to Girl Scouts about her background, education, and path to her current role. After introductions, our panelists answered questions submitted directly by Girl Scouts in advance and live. Some of the questions they answered were:

  • What can girls do now if they want to work in government someday?
  • Did you go to college? If so, what did you study in order to get your job?
  • Did you always know you wanted a career in government?
  • What does it feel like to represent and protect so many people doing your job?
  • What is the best part about being a part of city government?
  • What is it like to be a female in government?
  • What was your biggest challenge to get into the position you’re in now?

Participating in this webinar fulfills Step Two of the NEW democracy badges for all levels, find out about state government (https://www.girlscoutshop.com/BADGES-PROGRAM/NEW-FEATURED-ITEMS4/new-civics-badges).

Girl Scouts who participated in the live session or listen to the recording can purchase their “Meet an Expert” patch online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/about-girl-scouts/gsco-shop.html

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.