Recently, the Girl Scouts of U.S.A. celebrated their 100th anniversary. This organization was designed to help girls reach their full potential. At the event, Sharon Sayles Belton, Vice President of Community Relations and Government Affairs for Thomson Reuters, former mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and former Girl Scout was honored with the Trailblazer award.

Sharon is the first African American and the first female mayor of Minneapolis and a strong advocate for race equality; community development; public policy and women’s, family and children’s issues. Sharon received the Trailblazer award for demonstrating to girls how one person can make a big impact on their community.

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