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Executive Honors

Photo of Anna Maria Chávez. © GSUSA. All rights reserved.Anna Maria Chávez

Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, was inducted into the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame for her innovation as well as her leadership contributions in the San Antonio metropolitan area. In addition, she was honored for her role in assisting women as they learn and grow in their own community. Ms. Chávez's induction took place on March 26, 2011, at the Sonterra County Club.

The mission of the San Antonio Women's Hall of Fame is to provide educational scholarships for deserving local women pursuing college educations; to promote educational and individual development in order to improve the status of women in the community; and to present, recognize, and honor outstanding women in the community for their service and contributions.


Photo of Connie L. Lindsey. © GSUSA. All rights reserved.Connie L. Lindsey

Ebony Magazine Profiles Connie Lindsey as "Doing the Right Thing"

Ebony magazine's September 2011 issue features a full-page spotlight on GSUSA's National President Connie Lindsey. In the article, Ms. Lindsey, who is also vice president and head of corporate social responsibility, at Northern Trust, reflects on her ability to lead people while overseeing the company's charitable giving program. As a leader, Ms. Lindsey has provided non-profits with the financial resources needed to revitalize neighborhoods in inner cities, to raise funds for physically and mentally challenged individuals, and to underwrite the educational opportunities in India, among other initiatives.

Read the story in the September issue on newsstands.

Connie L. Lindsey Showcased as Power Player in Black Enterprise Business Report

Black Enterprise Business Report featured Connie Lindsey discussing her role in Girl Scouting in their weekly broadcast show, which began airing in May 2011. In the piece, Lindsey talks with show host Caroline Clarke, a Girl Scout alumnae, about why Girl Scouts matters and the future of our 100-year-old movement.

Black Enterprise Business Report features the biggest names in business, with "Power Player" interviews, essential "Wealth for Life" discussions on personal finance, "Entrepreneur of the Week" profiles of successful small-business owners, and "Executive Style," highlighting the hottest lifestyle and luxury living trends.

To view Lindsey's segment, visit www.blackenterprise.com/tv-video/black-enterprise-business-report/.

Connie L. Lindsey's passion and commitment to cancer research and the empowerment of young women everywhere has won the hearts of many—including the entire staff at Chicago's Loretto Hospital.  This is why our National Board president is being honored with the establishment of the Connie L. Lindsey Cancer Resource Center during the 8th Spirit of Achievement Award Dinner, taking place on April 7, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Ill. Ms. Lindsey is the first woman honoree ever to receive the prestigious Spirit of Achievement Award.

The Connie L. Lindsey Cancer Resource Center, located at Loretto Hospital, will be a safe haven and resource outlet for anyone in the nearby community who is faced with the unthinkable uphill battle of cancer. This special event will include Derrick Blakley (CBS-2 Chicago), who has been battling cancer since last year, as guest speaker; Cheryl Burton (ABC- 7) as mistress of ceremony; and Dr. Sandy Goldberg (A Silver Lining Foundation).