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January 10, 2014

Program promotes financial literacy skills

Since 1917, the Girl Scout Cookie Program has become a famous annual event that has helped girls develop important leadership skills they will use throughout their lives, reports Deana Potterf, Girl Scouts of Central Indiana chief communications officer.

The program, an integral part of Girl Scouting’s financial literacy initiative for girls in grades K-12, helps girls develop five skills for a successful career, including goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics. It also provides valuable experiences that build girls’ self-confidence and help them develop their own personal leadership style.

Essentially, girls run their own business. The entire troop sets a goal and follows a plan leading toward that goal. Girl Scout troops use funds from the cookie activity to fund a service project or to plan for an exciting trip. Many successful women have credited their business skills to the Girl Scout Cookie Program, making it the premier business and economic literacy program for girls in the United States.

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