Blog
09/23/2013 - 10:35am
On August 24, 2013 the Pacific Northwest Girls Collaborative Project (PNWGCP) hosted a booth at the Museum of Flight’s “Back-to-School with STEM” event in Seattle, Washington. Over 100 youth and parents visited the table throughout the day...
09/13/2013 - 2:10pm
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15, 2013 - October 15, 2013), here are some resources that serve to promote Latino(a) students in STEM:   Center for Urban Education (CUE) Toolkit for increasing...
09/03/2013 - 5:05pm
The FabFems Project launched in 2011 because we believe that role models and mentors are essential; they demonstrate to young women what it looks like when you successfully follow your passions in science, technology, engineering, and...
08/29/2013 - 9:02am
The NGCP Program Directory lists organizations and programs that focus on motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The purpose of this Directory is to help organizations and...
08/21/2013 - 3:59pm
What is cultural competency? “Cultural competency isa set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals that enables effective work in cross-cultural situations” (US Office...
08/14/2013 - 5:55pm
Fifty campers, representing 14 branches of AAUW Washington (Anacortes, 3; Bellingham, 4; Colville, 4; Dayton, 2; Gig Harbor, 5; Highline, 1; Issaquah, 2; Kirkland-Redmond, 3; Port Townsend, 5; Puyallup Valley, 5; Ritzville, 2; Seattle, 5;...
08/07/2013 - 8:26am
Girls Without Limits! (GWOL!)  is a low-cost program administered by the YWCA of Olympia, Washington. GWOL! is offered to girls ages 10-14 to develop STEM skills, gain career awareness through mentoring, and foster self-esteem and...
07/26/2013 - 9:10am
Sixteen high school girls from the greater Seattle area and two from Idaho attended a five-day course called "Project Splash: Girls Designing Robots for a Better World." Hosted by the UW Summer Youth Program and taught by instructors...
07/17/2013 - 8:22am
As a young girl, Mamta Patel Nagaraja benefited from the mentorship of her older sister, Daxa, who has encouraged her since they were children to pursue her science and engineering dreams. Four years older than Mamta, Daxa would direct her...
07/09/2013 - 3:02pm
Written by Judith Iriarte-Gross, GRITS Collaborative Project Lead and Chemistry Professor at Middle Tennessee State University As a professor of chemistry and lead of the GRITS (Girls Raised In Tennessee Science) Collaborative Project...