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Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains recognized with AWE Award for empowering girls

From left are Sharron McCarthy, president and publisher of the New Hampshire Business Review, who hosted the Outstanding Women in Business event; Girl Scout Ambassador Julia Tilton; Patricia Mellor, CEO of Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains; Grace Marshall, Ella McGough, and Gabby Patterson, Girl Scout Cadettes from Dover, NH; Tara Pacht, president and chair of the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains; and Jeff Feingold, editor at the New Hampshire Business Review. (GSGWM photo)

Advocate for Women’s Empowerment Award given by New Hampshire Business Review

BEDFORD, NH | Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains has been recognized by the New Hampshire Business Review for its record of empowering girls and women with its AWE (Advocate for Women’s Empowerment) Award.

The award was presented on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at a dinner that also recognized six women as the Outstanding Women in Business. The AWE Award honors an individual or organization that has made a lasting impact on empowering women and girls in the Granite State, and recognizes the effort to ensure future generations of women succeed.

Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains, serving more than 10,000 girls in New Hampshire and Vermont, is grateful for the recognition. CEO Patricia Mellor accepted the award on behalf of the organization.

Girl Scouts provides a powerful year-round experience to unleash the G.I.R.L. (Go-Getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ in every girl, preparing her for a lifetime of leadership. Programming focuses on outdoor experiences, STEAM, entrepreneurship, and the skills every girl needs to be a success.

A video presentation made for the ceremony can be seen at

About Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains: Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains is recognized throughout New Hampshire and Vermont as a leading expert on girls. Our Girl Scout Leadership Experience is a one-of-a-kind leadership development program for girls, with proven results. It is based on time-tested methods and research-backed programming that helps girls take the lead—in their own lives and in the world. Through our exciting and challenging programs, Girl Scouts not only participate but also take the lead in a range of activities—from kayaking, archery, and camping, to coding, robotics, financial literacy training, and beyond! Serving more than 10,000 girls throughout New Hampshire and Vermont, girls discover the fun, friendship, and power of girls together. Visit