Blog
10/08/2018 - 11:31am
Contributed by Emma Marcucci and Holly Ryer, Space Telescope Science Institute As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, we also welcome the start of a new school year. Young leaners are hitting the books, gearing up for projects, and...
09/27/2018 - 12:02pm
Contributed by Maria Alexandra Artunduaga Maria Alexandra Artunduaga is a multiple award-winning physician-scientist and inventor based in Mountain View, California. Maria has been a FabFem role model since 2016 and loves hosting field...
09/11/2018 - 4:11pm
Contributed by Gina Carter American Girl has been producing dolls for the past 32 years, but 2018 brought about one of the most exciting ways to bridge girls’ love of science and American Girl with the 2018 American Girl Doll of the Year,...
06/11/2018 - 2:45pm
Contributed by: Anne Valik, Alliance for a Healthier Generation We’ve all been there.  It’s the afternoon – lunch is a distant memory – and even though you are working on a project that you are jazzed to complete, your brain.just.won’...
05/29/2018 - 1:38pm
Contributed by Gina Carter BBC Earth and OceanX Media have brought us amazing stories from below the surface of our oceans that have shocked, amazed, and interested us. For World Oceans Day, we are talking about #OurBluePlanet and a couple...
05/29/2018 - 1:03pm
Contributed by Gina Carter The BBC’s recent Blue Planet II has sparked tremendous interest in marine science. For World Oceans Day, we are highlighting some female marine scientists who are making waves in their field and explore...
05/10/2018 - 3:19pm
Contributed by Suzanne Slade Growing up, my favorite subjects in school were science and math. As high school graduation drew near, my mother suggested I study engineering. I didn’t really understand what engineers did, but the...
04/26/2018 - 2:51pm
Contributed by Linda Kekelis First Tuesdays are a special time at the Sunnyvale Public Library. Girls ages 8–12 line up with their mothers (or other significant female) at 6:30 PM for a Making program. Youth services librarian, Nancy...
04/12/2018 - 3:43pm
Contributed by Diya (age 13) Hi! I am Diya and I am a member of Green Machine, an all girls FLL robotics team. We are from West Windsor, NJ and our mission is to promote STEM in young girls. We were started by Girl Scouts to support...
03/19/2018 - 1:35pm
Contributed by Leslie Aaronson Diana’s secret for winning the National Center for Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing was applying, even though at first she was not going to bother:   “My teacher...