Girl Scout Leader: Sylvia Acevedo Interview

Freakonomics Radio Interviews Sylvia Acevedo.

Cookies, Rocket Science and Cyber Security

As Zonta District 8 gets ready to honor Girl Scouts at our Centennial Gala on Sept 28th (at District Conference in Olympia), take a listen to, or read the transcript of, this very interesting interview with Sylvia Acevedo, Girl Scouts CEO. Raised in a poor, immigrant family, she was told that “girls like her” didn’t go to college. But she did, and then became a rocket scientist and tech executive. Now she’s C.E.O. of the very organization she credits with shaping her life. Acevedo tells us how the Girl Scouts are evolving to enhance their mission…