Take the Lead



Take the Lead 2017

What is Take the Lead?

Take the Lead is the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania’s signature fundraising event honoring our community’s most distinguished women whose leadership and professional achievements make the world a better place. Girl Scouts of all ages produce this unique leadership program and develop the skills necessary to become the future leaders of tomorrow. A true highlight of the Girl Scout experience, Take the Lead enables girls to forge long-lasting, valuable mentorships with honorees and connect directly with their community.

Take the Lead Greater Philadelphia

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Hyatt at The Bellevue
200 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

2017 Take the Lead Philadelphia Honorees

  • Carol Aichele: Co-Founder, Center for Community Solutions, West Chester University
  • Carmen Febo-San Miguel, M.D.: Executive Director, Taller Puertorriqueno
  • Rosella Harvey: Principal, NorthStar Owners Representation
  • Lori F. Reiner: Partner-in-Charge, Philadelphia, EisnerAmper LLP

Check out photos from last year’s event!
Click here to view a list of Greater Philadelphia past honorees

Take the Lead Berks County

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Crowne Plaza Reading
1741 Papermill Road, Reading, PA 19610

2017 Take the Lead Berks Honorees

  • Johanny Cepeda-Freytiz: Founder, Mi Casa Su Casa Café
  • Andrea J. Funk: CEO, Cambridge-Lee Industries LLC
  • Aparna Mele: Physician, Digestive Disease Associates, Ltd.
  • Alison Snyder: Personnel Director, East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc.

First ever Take the Lead Alumnae Award

GSEP will recognize “The Lucky Thirteen,” Wyomissing International Troop #60, with its first ever Alumnae Award. The troop traveled to Europe by boat for 81 days, visiting nine countries and covering 4,000 miles. We are pleased to honor: Jacqueline Kunin, Jill Weber, Susan Hale, Susan Gibbs, Ardis Arahood, Amy Reinsel, Judith Yarnall, Anabel Dwyer, Martha Mewhort, Melinda Mast, Louise Souders, Anita Chaney, and Anita Durdan.

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Click here to view a list of Berks County past honorees

 Take the Lead Lehigh Valley
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Sands Event Center Bethlehem
77 Sands Boulevard, Bethlehem, PA 18015

2017 Take the Lead Lehigh Valley Honorees

  • Pamela DeCampli, MSN, RN, NEA-BC: Executive Vice President, Kirby Bates Associates
  • Nancy Dischinat: Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Workforce Development Board
  • Tina Q. Richardson: Chancellor, Penn State Lehigh Valley
  • Marci Ronald: Executive Vice President, United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

Purchase tickets or donate to Take the Lead Lehigh Valley
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Check out photos from last year’s event!
Click here to view a list of Lehigh Valley past honorees