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Young Women of Vision

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey and Presenting Sponsor, Verizon, hosted a breakfast for local businesses, corporations, and community leaders and highlighted G.I.R.L.s (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ living and working within the Heart of New Jersey.

During our 4th annual Young Women of Vision Leadership Breakfast, we celebrated the critical contributions that women make across industries, and how that affects our collective work developing future female leaders.

Thank you to our sponsors for a wonderful and inspiring event!

YWoV Presenting Sponsor
YWoV Bronze Sponsors
YWoV Trefoil Sponsor (1)
Speakers & Special Guests
Magda Yrizarry headshot

Welcoming Remarks: Magda N. Yrizarry

Senior VP and Chief Talent & Diversity Officer at Verizon

Girl Scout alum

kristy wallace

Keynote Speaker: Kristy Wallace

CEO of Ellevate Network, thought leader on diversity, social entrepreneurship, leadership and networking


Special Appearance: Sylvia Acevedo

CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA

A strong civic and education leader, Sylvia understands the role education plays in creating opportunities for children and developing the workforce of the future. Sylvia is widely recognized for her accomplishments in business and education, and for her work to bring more girls into the STEM pipeline.

Gonzalez-Rivas, Juliana

Closing Remarks: Juliana Gonzalez-Rivas

2019 Gold Award Girl Scout

Juliana created an innovative way to combine acting exercises with public speaking lessons. She developed a detailed curriculum to teach these critical skills to children. These lessons will continue in local schools and summer programs and are shared on a YouTube channel and website.