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Meet the Expert

Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes is launching a new virtual program, “Meet the Expert!” Girl Scouts of all ages, family members, and community members are invited to tune in to our Facebook page to view interviews, tours, activities, and much more done by experts in your communities! Many of the experts will be live in the chat during the event to answer any questions you may have.

Although this series is not badge-earning, many of the videos will directly tie to a badge! Videos will also be available on the website to view on your own time! These videos will take place on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 6 PM CST as we continue to collect videos!



Meet ALL of Our Experts! 

Ryan Swadley, Museum Educator at the Neville Public Museum


His job includes curating exhibits, taking care of the artifacts, giving tours, and planning programs and events.

In this video, Ryan will talk a little bit about the history of the Neville Public Museum, what kinds of artifacts they have, how and why they create exhibits, and the types of jobs at the museum.

Katrina Schiedemeyer, Supplier Development Engineer at Oshkosh Corporation


Katrina Schiedemeyer works in the Supplier Development Engineering department at Oshkosh Corporation. She went to school in Oshkosh, WI, and now travels the world for work! Katrina is very committed to staying connected with her community and serves on 4 art-related non-profit boards. Katrina will talk about what is a supply chain, what a supplier chain developer does, and how girls can use creativity while pursuing STEM careers.

Eileen Moskowitz-Palma, Author of The Popularity Pact


Join Cadette Girl Scout Gabby, as she interviews the author of The Popularity Pact series, Eileen Moskowitz-Palma! Eileen has always loved reading and was inspired to write her own. See more about Eileen.