On Thursday, June 28th, three Girl Scouts from Greater Atlanta represented Girl Scouts of the USA on an insightful panel at the 6th Annual National Conference on Girl Bullying and Other Forms of Relational Aggression.
The girls, aged 13-17, assisted national expert Andrea Bastianai Archibald, PhD, as she conducted a session aimed at providing insight into real life experiences girls are dealing with in a 21st century world.
Dr. Archibald’s research has focused on the transition from childhood to adolescence for girls, and has examined the role of social factors in early-adolescent adjustment and health. Her research and program work has been published in numerous academic volumes and peer-reviewed journals in the fields of child and adolescent development, including The Journal of Research on Adolescence, and the International Journal of Eating Disorders.
Girl Scouts Ana Maria Bedon, Torrey Centeno and Nicole Schwensen did an incredible job representing Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta as they offered their thoughts and perspectives on girl bullying and self-esteem.
For more on how to support Girl Scouts in their effort to educate and inform girls on healthy living initiatives, visit ToGetHerThere.org.