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Women & Girls in Scouting

Women, Girls, Allies, and Champions in Scouting
Inaugural Conference

December 2 – 4, 2022 – Pleasanton, California

Mission
Statement

As Scouting continues to evolve and move forward, a space is being created where female leaders, both current and the next generation, work with men and boys who openly act as allies and champions. This synergy is creating an open and inclusive environment that will maximize the scouting experience for all.

 

Who Should Attend?

  • Adult female scouters
  • Female Scouting youth, Star and up
  • Adult male scouters and male youth scouts (Star and up) who are ready to be allies and champions
  • Professional BSA staff

Goals

  • Build synergy between women and girls in Scouting
  • Bring men and male youth in as allies and champions
  • Celebrate the achievements of women and girls in scouting
  • Maximizing what scouting can be for girls and women and addressing their outdoor needs
  • Developing Female Leaders: current leaders and the next generation of leaders

Just added . . .

Dan Ownby

BSA National Chair, Chair of the National Executive Board & BSA’s top volunteer

Dan Ownby will deliver opening comments at the Color Outside the Lines: Women, Girls, Allies & Champions in Scouting Conference via zoom. Mr. Ownby will also conduct a private listening session with female scouts to hear their perspectives, concerns, challenges, or anything else they want national leadership to hear about Scouting directly from them. If you want to be part of the female scout group that meets with Mr. Ownby, please email:
Dr. Sangeeta Gupta
This group is limited to 30 female scouts so that each scout gets to speak.

Dr. Kim Budil

Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Dr. Budil will be the keynote speaker at the Color Outside the Lines: Women, Girls, Allies, and Champions in Scouting Conference. Dr. Budil is the first woman director of the Laboratory. As Director, Dr. Budil sets the strategic vision for the Laboratory and exercises broad delegated powers to ensure the successful execution of programs and operations to advance science and technology for the nation and to maintain an outstanding and diverse workforce. Dr. Budil leads the development and implementation of the Laboratory’s scientific vision, goals and objectives, and serves as the Laboratory’s highest-level liaison with DOE, NNSA, the LLNS Board of Governors, the University of California and other government, public and private organizations. Dr. Budil received her Ph.D. in engineering/applied science from the University of California, Davis.

Elizabeth Ramirez-Washka

BSA’s Chief Diversity Officer & Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion 

Elizabeth Ramirez-Washka will deliver opening comments at the Color Outside the Lines: Women, Girls, Allies & Champions in Scouting Conference in person. Ms. Ramirez-Washka will also conduct a private listening session with female scouts to hear their perspectives, concerns, challenges, or anything else they want national leadership to hear about Scouting directly from them. If you want to be part of the female scout group that meets with Ms. Ramirez-Washka and Mr. Ownby, please email:
Dr. Sangeeta Gupta  
This group is limited to 30 female scouts so that each scout gets to speak. 

Adult Registration

By October 31: $95
By Nov 21: $105
At the door: $135 – if there’s space available

Scout & Youth Registration

By October 31: $25 (Scholarships will be available)
By November 21: $35
At the door: $45

Location: Four Points by Sheraton, Pleasanton. Conference Block Room Rate: $129 plus taxes (limited availability)

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