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Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania President and CEO Janet Donovan selected as an EMPOWER NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference keynote speaker


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Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania (GSHPA) is proud to announce its President and CEO Janet Donovan has been selected as a keynote speaker for the EMPOWER NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference.

EMPOWER is the premier Women’s Leadership Conference in NEPA and highlights the ability all women have to create positive change in their communities and in their own lives while recognizing the extraordinary power that exists when women come together to support each other. Donovan will address conference attendees on April 28 at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Monroe County.

“I am excited and grateful to be selected as a keynote speaker for the EMPOWER NEPA Women’s Leadership Conference. Girl Scouts proves when women come together, anything is possible, and it is an honor to represent this sentiment at this year’s conference. I look forward to joining the other dynamic conference speakers and attendees for a day of interaction and inspiration,” Donovan said.

Before joining GSHPA as its president and CEO, Donovan served in the U.S. Navy as a Two Star Rear Adm. and former Deputy Cmdr. in the Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG). She has more than 20 years of executive experience in strategy development, talent management and collaboration. Donovan has completed numerous professional development and executive training courses in strategic planning, strategic communication and innovation, coalition-building, finance and accounting, cyber security, risk management and ethics.

Donovan has seen firsthand the character-building impact Girl Scouts can make in the lives of young women and believes Girl Scouting provides a distinctive experience to prepare our next generation of confident and capable leaders.