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01/05/2017 - 4:57pm
Contributed by Kristin Pederson and Rita Karl of Twin Cities PBS, STEM Media and Education Unit If girls can see it, they can be it. Catchy, right? But it’s more than a clever turn of phrase. The concept of role modeling, deeply rooted in...
12/07/2016 - 12:21pm
Contributed by Josh Hughes I am a video game designer (at the company my brother and I founded, Add-A-Tudez Entertainment Company and Team KAIZEN // Ingenium), but not the kind of person people would typically picture as a game designer. I...
12/02/2016 - 5:13pm
Contributed by Racheal M. Hill Katherine Johnson, the mathematician at NASA who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo mission that would send man to the moon, was quoted in saying the following “Know how to learn. Then, want to learn.”...
12/02/2016 - 4:37pm
Contributed by Girlstart In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, Girlstart wants to share one of our favorite programming tools for girls. Our mission is to increase girls’ interest and engagement in STEM through...
12/02/2016 - 4:15pm
Contributed by Girls Who Code As part of CSEdWeek, Girls Who Code has released a new video, entitled The Problem with Brogrammers, to address the significance of tech on our economy and culture. The video skewers the stereotype that...
11/10/2016 - 1:42pm
Contributed by: Nisha and Ankita At the Indian Institute of Technology in 1985, it was rare to even catch a glimpse of a woman. And, if you happened to stumble upon one such member of the fairer sex, “you wouldn’t be able to tell,” said...
10/06/2016 - 12:50pm
Contributed by Lauren Scofield “Move out of your comfort zone.  You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”  -Brian Tracy I am exhilarated by stepping out of my comfort zone...
09/23/2016 - 2:47pm
Contributed by Jamie Krakover As someone who enjoys STEM outreach and inspiring the next generation of students to explore STEM fields, I’m always looking for outreach outlets within the community. The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has...
09/09/2016 - 4:24pm
Contributed by Lizzie Cochran Like many little girls who grew up in the 90s, I spent my early days wearing “Beauty and the Beast” costumes and princess dresses. I was a classic girly-girl well into middle school, no doubt about it, with a...
08/19/2016 - 10:41am
Contributed by Erin Winick The engineering and science fields are often portrayed as extremely left brain, highly logical, and precise. As someone who walks much closer to the center line between the left brain and artsy right brain, I was...