Meera Kota, a senior at Torrey Pines High School, just returned from a four-day 2014 National Council Session, Girl Scouts of USA, Salt Lake City. Meera was the only delegate selected from the district to represent Girl Scouts among 13 others from greater San Diego. Girl Scouts represented all 50 states. Meera has been a lifelong Girl Scout and is a Gold Award recipient, which is the highest achievement in Girl Scouts. At the convention, she continued to advocate the inclusion of STEM-related programs in Girl Scout activities and discussed other gender equality issues. She is pictured with Anna Maria Chávez, chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of the USA.