WAGGGS Medals are given to express gratitude to selected leaders, members and non-members of the Movement who have distinguished themselves in their outstanding service to the Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting at both national and global levels. It is a prestigious and the highest form of recognition for works done for WAGGGS and can be work at any time.
The silver medal is the highest accolade; bronze is awarded for exceptional service. The medal may be worn at any time.
Bronze and silver lapel pins are given to individuals who have received a silver or bronze medal. It is presented to awardees on appropriate occasions.
The next WAGGGS medal will be given at the World Conference 2017.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible to receive the medal, an individual needs to have done exceptional work for Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting movement of an outstanding value and be nominated by members of the world board and its committees.
What is the selection process?
Once all the nominations are received, all applications go through rigorous review process by the World Board.
Presentation of the medals
The date and venue for presentation of the Medal is at the discretion of the World Board Chairman’s Team (World Board Chairman, Deputy Chairman/men, Treasurer and Chief Executive). The WAGGGS World Board Chairman, or, if she is unavailable, a member of the World Board, will present the Award.