Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Congratulates Zoë Gadegbeku
2013 National Young Woman of Distinction
2012 Gold Award Recipient
A National Young Woman of Distinction is the designation, and a special honor, conferred by Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) upon ten Girl Scout Gold Award recipients whose final projects demonstrated extraordinary leadership, had a measurable and sustainable impact, and addressed a local challenge that related to a national and/or global issue.
Learn more about GSGATL Council Young Women of Distinction
Any Girl Scout who completed her Girl Scout Gold Award is eligible for Council recommendation as a NYWOD.
GSGATL congratulates Zoë's Gadegbeku—2013 National Young Woman of Distinction. Increasing the knowledge and level of interest of high school young women towards STEM Careers is Zoë's passion. Zoe created The W.I.S.H. Careers Network for High School Girls. The project is three fold with career seminars, the W.I.S.H. careers website, and the W.I.S.H. science clubs. The Network's impact will be sustained through the W.I.S.H Science clubs, website and seminars and continued partnerships with key organizations like the NSTA. W.I.S.H. in a Box guides educators and girls through hosting their own event.