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Girl Scout CEO, Sylvia Acevedo Is Coming To St. Louis!


**Due to the high level of interest in this event, they have decided to close the library for the event and move it from the Auditorium into the Main Meeting Room, which has a seating capacity of 400+. This is not a ticketed event, seating will be first come, first served. Doors will open at 1pm.

Girl Scout CEO, Sylvia Acevedo will be visiting the St. Louis County Library on Sunday, September 9th from 2:00 - 4:00PM to speak about her new book - Path To The Stars.

CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA and rocket scientist, Sylvia Acevedo shares her inspiring life story. A meningitis outbreak in their underprivileged neighborhood left Sylvia Acevedo’s family forever altered. As she struggled in the aftermath of loss, young Sylvia’s life transformed when she joined the Brownies. The Girl Scouts taught her how to take control of her world and nourished her love of numbers and science. With new confidence, Sylvia navigated shifting cultural expectations at school and at home, forging her own trail to become one of the first Latinx to graduate with a Master’s in engineering from Stanford University and going on to become a rocket scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Books will be available for sale from Novel Neighbor. Find the Facebook event here.