Girl Scouts of Connecticut to honor special women in healthcare

Good Morning CT at Nine

(WTNH)– Girl Scouts of Connecticut celebrates special women who are at the highest levels of achievement. 

This year it will honor three very special women in healthcare at its 24th Annual Breakfast Badge Awards, which will take place virtually this year.

The organization’s theme is celebrating “Women Taking the Lead.” Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer Melissa Perkins talks to us about the honorees:

  • Dr. Jessica Abrantes-Figueiredo – Chief of Infectious Diseases at Trinity Health of New England
  • Dr. Swathi Rachoor – Medical Director, Clinical Resource Management, and Integrated Care Partner at Hartford Healthcare
  • Dr. Kathrin Jansen – Senior Vice President, Head of Vaccine Research and Development at Pfizer, Inc.

You can be a part of the Breakfast Badge Awards on Friday, December 4 at 8:30 a.m. To purchase tickets and learn more about Girl Scouts, visit

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