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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...
10/12/2017 - 11:51am
Contributed by Claire LaBeaux for Drone360 and Women And Drones The drone industry is literally taking off, as the technology evolves and new applications are imagined, developed, and refined. Women have key roles in many organizations...
10/05/2017 - 2:10pm
Contributed by Bridget Frey It’s no secret that men outnumber women in computing related jobs. Women in tech describe feeling like they aren’t valued as equally as men or given the same opportunities as their male counterparts. And while...
09/25/2017 - 3:14pm
Contributed by Erin Hogeboom, Community Development and Network Strategy for the National Girls Collaborative Project If you participated in NGC’s September Collaborative Leadership Meeting call, than you heard firsthand how Erika Petrelli...
08/04/2017 - 3:32pm
Contributed by Katie Muson and Saranya Sathananthan of WGBH Educational Foundation Men outnumber women in the engineering workforce by more than 2:1, and the ratio becomes even greater when factoring in racial and ethnic minority...
06/13/2017 - 11:35am
Contributed by Robin Stevens Payes The book and subsequent movie “Hidden Figures” brought to light true stories about a group of black women mathematicians and polymaths who were instrumental in the NASA’s (the National Aeronautics and...
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...