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Buy Cookies in Cedar Mill, Help Empower the Future Leaders of America

3/12/2018 (Permalink)

Community Buy Cookies in Cedar Mill, Help Empower the Future Leaders of America Empower young women to lead!

It may be difficult to see the link between Girl Scout Cookies and entrepreneurship, but the cookie program is the largest girl-led business in the world. Annually they sell over 200 million boxes of cookies, earning over $800 million dollars. Even more than dollars though, the Girl Scout who sells you these cookies is developing confidence, learning to set goals, manage money, and study business ethics. The digital platform for sales that launched in 2014, allowed girls to market and sell cookies online or through a digital app.

As this piece developed, girls are able to customize their websites and collect data related to their cookie sales. If you are wondering if these skills translate into real-life skills as adults, take note that Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube and Virginia Rometti, the CEO of IBM are both former Girl Scouts.

Make sure to check out the "Digitial Cookie" to find out how to buy cookies from our local troop! 

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