Supporting Local Women: Robin Kropp
We celebrate Women's History Month to remind ourselves of the accomplishments of women throughout the years to our culture and society. From science to politics, it's is a chance to reflect on the trailblazing women who lead the way for change.
This month we are proud and honored to highlight Robin Kropp as a longtime supporter of the Girl Scout Movement!
Robin Kropp is an Education Specialist at the Desert Museum. This means that she teaches and coordinates different kinds of educational opportunities about the Sonoran Desert. Robin first became involved with Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona though her job in the early 2000’s. Back then, (when it was still called the Saguaro Girl Scout Council!), program leaders got in touch about doing sleepovers at the Museum. She organized some fun events in which she got to introduce the girls to nocturnal animals and share night hikes, star gazing, and sleeping over in our big classroom building. Later, Robin got to work with girls in summer camps at the Hacienda Center, and also organized badge days where different levels of girls could work on their naturalist badges at stations around the museum grounds.
Robin's daughter joined the Khalsa Montessori School troop in 4th grade and she joined the Girl Scout community as a parent.
"It was great to be part of all the activities and see how hard the girls worked on their own projects and cookie sales. Participating in Girl Scouts was a fantastic experience for my daughter, and I know it is for so many other girls, too. I feel so lucky to do what I love and hope that I can share that passion with all the people I work with. I look forward to many more years of exciting programming with GSSA!"
Here is a recent program Robin did for the Tucson Children’s Museum Virtual Family SciFest (recorded at Arizona Public Media at the UA.):
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