Hacking the Glass Ceiling: Girl Scouts nudging girls into technology careers

By Fern White-Hilsenrath

American Girl Scouts are no longer just learning to tie knots, shoot arrows, climb rocks, ride horses, and build camp fires. Girls are instead learning skills that will help them to safely navigate a world filled with smart phones, smart watches, tablets and privacy concerns. Girl Scouts are now earning cybersecurity badges.

There is a critical shortage of women in the field of cybersecurity, accounting for less than 20 percent of the workforce. So…