Blog
02/27/2018 - 11:54am
Contributed by Rebecca Herr Stephenson Over the past 3-and-a-half years, LA Makerspace has helped 7,200 kids and teens across Los Angeles County learn science and technology skills through Maker workshops in their local public libraries...
02/13/2018 - 11:56am
Contributed by Claire LaBeaux “We had a picnic for the ants,” exclaimed Mia, an excited six-year-old Daisy who recently completed her first citizen science research for a Girl Scouts / SciStarter project. “We made them food to eat to see...
01/16/2018 - 9:57am
Contributed by Lilia I’m a 10th grade student in Bryn Mawr, PA. I have always been interested in math, science, and technology. In general, I’m excited about learning, one day I hope to combine my varied experiences and come up with...
01/08/2018 - 9:42am
Contributed by Jennifer Behrens  Several years ago, I transitioned from a career field predominantly filled with women to a male dominated one.  I was a social worker in my ‘first career.’ I always knew I would be a social...
01/05/2018 - 1:51pm
Contributed by: Linda Calhoun For this year’s National Mentoring Month, I am thrilled to recognize and pay tribute to Sandra R. Royster, the former Director of Programs in the City of Chicago’s Office of Fine Arts. As a role model, her...
01/02/2018 - 9:32am
Contributed by Jonelle Basso While working at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Marine Science, I vividly remember when professor, Mya Breitbart, sent an email to the college list serve concerning the opportunities that...
12/01/2017 - 2:45pm
Contributed by Karen Brennan I was a computer science (CS) major as an undergraduate. And although I learned a lot about computer science, I felt like I only really started to understand the magic, beauty, and creative power of computer...
11/14/2017 - 12:18pm
Contributed by Nell Merlino If you were casting a movie about your own life, who would you say has had the most influence on you? The answer is so different and surprising whenever I pose that question. Inspiration can come via such...
11/01/2017 - 8:19am
Contributed by Amy Beth Prager During my student tenure at MIT, I expressed and increased my sincere devotion with respect to broadening participation in STEM. Ultimately, I became co-director of the MIT Womens’ initiative, which allowed...
10/19/2017 - 1:27pm
Contributed by Savannah Guthrie I would like to tell you a story of a young girl named Stella, who struggled to realize that what made her different from others actually made her incredibly special. Her story, told for the first time this...