Conversations for Changemakers: A Townhall with CEO Tish Bolger
As we continue to navigate through uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reflect on the social injustices nationwide, Girl Scouts River Valleys is helping foster resilience and compassion. Join Girl Scouts River Valleys leadership and local women leaders in a series of conversations about how we can all be changemakers during these times of uncertainty—for ourselves, for Girl Scouts, and for others.
We have invited industry voices to join us in discussing topics like inspiring STEM learning in younger generations, feeling empowered by your financial decisions, and what leadership for the future really looks like.
Girl Scouts River Valleys CEO, Tish Bolger, will be kicking off this series with a townhall on Tuesday, July 14, at 2:30 p.m. She will share updates on how Girl Scouts River Valleys is responding to meet the needs of girls today and helping them stay connected.
These Conversations for Changemakers will be held every other month starting in September 2020.
Have a question for Girl Scouts River Valleys’ CEO, Tish Bolger? You can submit it when you complete your RSVP and she’ll answer as many questions as time allows.
About the Speaker
Tish is Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys (GSRV), an organization that empowers girls to thrive, gain skills and lead, with a focus on outdoors, STEM, life skills, and entrepreneurship. Tish is a visionary leader with a proven track record of success in the non-profit sector. She builds high performing teams and fosters a results-oriented culture. Tish is a collaborator and convener experienced in aligning diverse stakeholder groups. Tish is results-driven with extensive success directing strategic planning initiatives, human capital development, organizational change, operational excellence, revenue and fundraising, and cross-functional team leadership. Girl Scouts River Valleys is the region’s largest organization for girls and the twelfth largest Girl Scout Council (of 111 councils) in the United States. Its work is supported by over 9,000 volunteers who deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to 28,000 girls in southern Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, and one county in Iowa.
During her career, Tish has served in executive leadership positions with the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, Alpha Youth Services, and as co-owner of Roots and Fruits Cooperative Produce Company. She is also a previous Board Chair for the American Camp Association, a national association dedicated to youth development and quality camp programs. She has served as Board President of Teen Wise (formerly the Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention, and Parenting) and Face to Face Health and Counseling Services, Inc. She is also a member of the Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable and the Young Women’s Initiative of Minnesota. Tish has a Masters degree from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree from Carroll College in Helena, Montana.