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Defining Success

American Women, Achievement, and the Girl Scouts

By Girl Scouts of the USA (New York, N.Y.: GSUSA, 1999). 147 pp. (Executive Summary, 11 pp.)

Cover of Defining SuccessConducted by Louis Harris and Associates, Inc. for Girl Scouts of the USA, this study identified American women's perceptions of the core ingredients for a successful life and the key influences on that success.




It examined:

The study also assessed in what ways, and to what extent, Girl Scouting was seen as having contributed positively to women's lives, self-perceptions and values.

For more information about the research, or to order a hard copy of the executive summary or full report of the study, email the Girl Scout Research Institute or call (800) GSUSA 4 U.