WAGGGS: Uniting and Empowering Girls Across the Globe

The Origin Story The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) began in 1909 when a group of girls declared at a boy scout rally that they were now girl scouts. The little community persisted with troops being founded in places like Australia, Finland and South Africa. By ...


Conflict of Interest

A Dilemma  Ethics is a difficult word to define and an even harder concept to judge. There are many frameworks for determining whether something is ethically or morally sound and no one can agree with all of them in their entirety. Ethics becomes something elusive, especially in the world of ...


The National Wildflower Research Center

Ladybird Johnson and her wildflowers Ladybird Johnson is one of the iconic champions of environmental protection and beautification. During her husband Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidential campaign, she played a significant role in passing legislation to beautify highways, and Washington DC (Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center Staff 2007). Her most famous contribution ...