Girl Scouts USA names first Black woman CEO

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(CNN Newsource) — Former Exxon Mobil lawyer Judith Batty is now interim CEO of Girl Scouts USA.

It’s a major milestone for the Girl Scouts.

The youth leadership organization’s history included racially segregated troops in its early years.

Batty herself is a former Girl Scout.

She started in the organization as a Brownie with her local Nassau County Council in New York.

She also served two terms on the national board.

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