Topic: Wise Latinas

Honorary LadyScout of the Week: Sonia Sotomayor

Honorary LadyScout of the Week: Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor is a Supreme Court Justice partially because she loved Nancy Drew. Obviously this isn’t the entire reason, but it’s a pretty wonderful part of a reason. As a child, Sotomayor read the girl detective series and knew she wanted to solve mysteries. Unfortunately, because of her diabetes, she was instructed to try a less strenuous path. By ten she knew that she wanted to be an attorney, like Perry Mason. Sotomayor’s inspirations are an inspiration to Scouts everywhere. From a remarkably young age, with an innate sense of justice, Sonia Sotomayor identified the kind of person she wanted to be and became it. She became the hell out of it. More »