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Kallen Tsikalas

Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI)
Senior Research Lead - Adult Experience
PhD, is an educational psychologist, nature-lover, diarist and colored-pen enthusiast. For 10 years, she has worked at GSUSA’s Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI) conducting research with volunteers, girls, and parents to generate models and insights that help strengthen and enliven Girl Scout program, training/support, and strategy. She is especially interested in the design of social ecosystems that create and support vibrant, sustainable communities of girls and adults across diverse settings. Kallen also co-leads a rambunctious, big-hearted troop of Brownie Girl Scouts (2nd/3rd graders) in NYC, and she is regularly humbled and delighted by the girls’ creative problem solving.