Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines is thrilled to announce that lifelong Girl Scout and current council Board Member Linda Foreman has been awarded the Juliette Gordon Low World Friendship Medal.
This prestigious honor is presented to individuals who demonstrate a passion and commitment to expanding the global reach of Girl Scouting including promoting girl-led global opportunities and Take Action projects, supporting the Juliette Gordon Low World Friendship Fund, and connecting local girls to the international Girl Scout community. This distinguished national award is bestowed by Girl Scouts of the USA and the National Board of Directors.
“I am honored and humbled to receive this award as it reflects the efforts of so many to advance the shared mission of empowerment for girls and women in this country and the world,” said Foreman. “Girl Scouts provides girls the opportunity to develop and practice leadership skills, locally and globally, which is vital to our future society.”
Foreman, who is from Durham, N.C., is an educator and advocate for girls and youth development and deeply believes in the Girl Scout mission and its impact on girls. She has served on numerous Girl Scout committees, task groups, and advisory boards, both locally and nationally, including currently serving on the Board of Directors for both Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines and the World Foundation for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.
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