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04/17/2017 - 4:34pm
Contributed by Helen Gaynor April is Alcohol Responsibility Month – our busiest and most exciting time of the year at Responsibility.org. As a small not-for-profit organization with a threefold mission, to prevent drunk driving, underage...
04/17/2017 - 9:39am
Contributed by Sarah Chapman I grew up in a rural part of North Queensland, Australia. I was one of those kids that was interested in questioning things and finding out about the wonders of nature. I struggled as I got older to connect...
04/12/2017 - 9:20am
Contributed by Shivani Desai There’s a certain ratio I would like to address: 1 to 74 million. The U.S. Census Bureau states that there are approximately 74 million children under the age of 18 in the United States of America. Here I am, 1...
03/15/2017 - 12:14pm
Contributed by Katrina Villegas It was my freshman year in college. I was taking the "weed out" courses of the premed (biomedical science) major that I'd signed up for. I found myself spending countless hours at the library studying,...
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...