Only three Impact Awards given to teams of GE Volunteers globally
Macedonia, OH – A check for $4,000 was presented to Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) by Cleveland’s GE Lighting employees, who selected the premier leadership development organization for girls as its “charity of choice” and beneficiary of the General Electric Impact Award funds.
The GE Impact Award recognizes exemplary projects and events delivered by a team of GE employees who volunteered in the previous year. There were three Impact Awards given across all of GE globally, including the one awarded to a GE Lighting team for its 2013 Women in STEM Conference. The award included $4,000 for the team to donate to a worthy cause, and they chose Girl Scouts!
GSNEO connects girls to a world of possibilities in a positive and inclusive, girl-led environment. Girls are inspired to discover their passions and empowered to reach their full potential in a proven leadership development program. One of GSNEO’s program focus areas is Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
The 2013 GE Women in STEM Conference, “Define your Future, Redefine the World,” brought together 130 girls within the Cleveland area, with the help of GE Volunteers, to educate and excite them in the fields of STEM. The project aimed to instill leadership values in the students and build enthusiasm around how STEM-related fields positively impact our world. The event was financially...