Miss Teen USA Leads Largest Girl-Led Event In The World
10 Oct 2017

Miss Teen USA Leads Largest Girl-Led Event In The World


Sophia Dominguez-Heithoff has a long history with Girl Scouts. She most recently was awarded the highest honor of the Girl Scouts Gold Award after she took action and lobbied the Missouri legislature to pass a law to help adults with developmental disabilities get the best quality care. 

What does G.I.R.L. stand for? Go-Getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader. According to Girl Scouts, it also stands for having fun, being brave and making the world a better place.

G.I.R.L. 2017 is a once-in-a-lifetime event to inspire girls to practice leadership everyday. During the event, Sophia had the opportunity to lead the largest global gathering of tomorrow’s female leaders in front of an audience of 10,000 people.

Not only did Sophia have the opportunity to tell her leadership story, but she also interviewed a powerful group of women. Below is the list of speakers that Sophia interviewed: 

Anne Chow, President, National Business, AT&T Business Solutions and member,
National Board of Directors for Girl Scouts USA


Yvette Donado, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Center for Advocacy and Philanthropy at Educational Testing Service 


 Gabby Douglas, Olympic Gymnast and Gold Medalist 


Caroline Paul, Author and Former Firefighter

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