Blog
01/14/2019 - 1:21pm
Contributed by Angela Cleveland, Paige Alven, Katie James, and Julia Jefferson In this country, we tell our children, “If you can dream it, you can be it.” But that is simply not true if we are not providing gender-inclusive lessons and...
01/07/2019 - 2:11pm
Contributed by Cynthia Simpson We know, through extensive research, that mentoring is an important component for sustained career success. An effective mentoring relationship can influence professional development which can lead to...
11/27/2018 - 9:35am
Contributed by Lilia B. To honor Computer Science Education Week and the holidays I would like to share with you a little about what I’m thankful for. One year ago, the National Girls Collaborative Project formed a Girls Advisory Board,...
11/16/2018 - 4:07pm
Contributed by Jennifer Dawson STEM fields are historically male dominated, so it’s heartening news that the percentage of girls interested in STEM has risen to 11%, according to a study by Junior Achievement. Despite this, the actual...
10/30/2018 - 9:50am
Contributed by Fang (Florence) Lu One person who really inspired me is Thomas Edison, who accumulated more than 2,000 patents worldwide for his inventions. The most well-known of his inventions include the light bulb, motion picture, and...
10/23/2018 - 2:49pm
Contributed by Nicki Sirianni  “It’s a fun experience to learn from other kids in other places around the world, to learn about different  ideas and what they have compared to ours.”  -DSG Student, Massachusetts, USA At...
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’...