Blog
10/30/2013 - 2:10pm
In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month we highlight three female scientists who have made significant contributions to the treatment of Breast Cancer. Dr. Mary-Claire KingDr. King is a professor of genome sciences and of...
10/28/2013 - 11:53am
Congratulations to three STEM-focused programs recently honored for their high-quality programming and positive impact on youth. All programs have been recognized based on their use of exemplary practices for engaging youth in STEM and...
10/14/2013 - 12:47pm
Hosted by the Anita Borg Institute, the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Of Women in Computing Conference is the largest technical conference for women in computing. The conference has increased the visibility of the contributions of women...
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...