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“The greatest single barrier to leadership reported by girls is self perception – a lack of
self confidence in their own skills and competencies.”

                                     ⎯ Change it Up! What Girls Say About Redefining Leadership,
Girl Scout Research Institute, 2008

The Need for Leadership Development

or more of our future workforce will be made up of today’s generation of young women. These high school girls are our future business civic leaders, policymakers, athletes, artists, doctors, educators, and more!

of young girls are either ambivalent about leadership or say it’s not important to them at all.

of girls believe they have the qualities required to be a good leader.

of philanthropic contributions are made to programs especially for girls.