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Famous Girl Scouts in History (video)

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A video tribute to some famous former Girl Scouts.

Founded on March 12, 1912, Girl Scouts of the United States of America has encouraged young women to improve themselves and change the world for the better. Many famous women have risen through the ranks of the Girl Scouts, benefiting from the organization’s dedication to building courage, confidence, and character. From movie star mother and daughter Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher to Olympic champion Florence Griffith Joyner, we salute former Girl Scouts from all walks of life.