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Decoding the Digital Girl: Defining and Supporting Girls’ Digital Leadership

Dear Colleague,

Girl Scouts of the USA, the premier leadership development organization for girls, released Decoding the Digital Girl: Defining and Supporting Girls’ Digital Leadership. For the report, the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) surveyed close to 2,900 girls and boys ages 5--- 17 and their parents to learn more about girls’ digital leadership, differences between girls’ and boys’ digital engagement, and the role of parents/caregivers in this domain.
 

Please join the Girl Scout Research Institute for a webinar on
Decoding the Digital Girl: Defining and Supporting Girls’ Digital Leadership
Thursday, February 28, 2019
2:30--- 3:30 p.m. ET

In collaboration with the Congressional Tech Accountability Caucus
There’s no question that today’s girls are growing up digital, with more access to the internet and online activities than ever before. On our webinar, Kamla Modi, Ph.D., lead researcher at Girl Scouts of the USA’s Girl Scout Research Institute, will present findings from Decoding the Digital Girl, which looks at how girls ages 5--- 17 are using their digital experiences to improve their lives, their communities, and the world. Webinar speakers will also discuss policy solutions that support girls’ leadership and continued growth in the digital space as they prepare for their futures.

Register here

Speakers:

  • Sylvia Acevedo, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Kamla Modi, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Girl Scout Research Institute, Girl Scouts of the USA

  • Stephen Balkam, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Family Online Safety Institute

Madeline Shepherd, Manager, Public Policy and Advocacy Office, Girl Scouts of the USA