Post Tagged with: "STEM"

Maria Mitchell (second from left) and her students measure the Sun’s rotation from the movement of sunspots.Credit: Vassar College Library.

Girl Power: 15 Modern Female Astronomers And Their Astronomical Contributions In STEM

It’s no secret that women have had to fight for equal rights and are still having to do so. History is a great reminder of how far women have come. […]

December 4, 2018 ×
8 STEM Superheroines Who Fought For Their Work, Ideas & Overcame The Odds In The Process

8 STEM Superheroines Who Fought For Their Work, Ideas & Overcame The Odds In The Process

When you think of notable people in the tech, engineering, mathematics and science fields, it’s easy to default to names like Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg. […]

October 22, 2018 ×
Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]

May 24, 2018 ×
How LinkedIn’s High School Trainee Program Is Committed To Closing The STEM Gender Gap

How LinkedIn’s High School Trainee Program Is Committed To Closing The STEM Gender Gap

As more and more revelations about sexual assault and harassment toward women in Hollywood, news media, politics and the tech industry continue to surface, there has been a resounding support […]

November 27, 2017 ×
This Infographic Lists The Inspiring Trailblazing Women Making Their Mark In The Tech Industry

This Infographic Lists The Inspiring Trailblazing Women Making Their Mark In The Tech Industry

When it comes to helping young girls understand their potential, one of the keys is giving them mentors that look like them so they can envision themselves in that same […]

July 5, 2017 ×
Should Women/Girls In STEM Gender Equality Initiatives Be Addressing Sexual Harassment Issues?

Should Women/Girls In STEM Gender Equality Initiatives Be Addressing Sexual Harassment Issues?

How do we engage more girls and women in the STEM world? It is a question, and a topic, we have covered multiple times on our site, along with promoting […]

May 4, 2017 ×
It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

It Is More Than Just Stereotypes Contributing To The Lack Of Women In The Engineering Field

By Molly Connell Kids constantly hear that if they study hard and work hard for it, they can become whoever they want to. Sounds good, but is that all? Working […]

April 17, 2017 ×
STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

STEM Magazine ‘Smore’, Created To Engage Young Girls, Launches Kickstarter Campaign

According to a new Kickstarter campaign launched to raise funds for a STEM-focused comic magazine for girls, 74% of middle school girls say they love science, but less than 15% […]

April 3, 2017 ×
Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

Marvel Comics Expands Its STEM Outreach With Regular Feature In ‘The Unstoppable WASP’ Series

It seems we have reached a point in our society where certain industries are recognizing the incredible potential of tapping into the next generation of STEM employees and innovators at […]

April 3, 2017 ×
The ‘Hidden Figures’ Effect: LEGO Unveils New Set Celebrating Pioneer Women At NASA

The ‘Hidden Figures’ Effect: LEGO Unveils New Set Celebrating Pioneer Women At NASA

EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! Well, at least in the LEGO world! After submitting a proposal for a rad new collection through the LEGO Ideas website in Jul6 2016, MIT News deputy […]

March 27, 2017 ×
New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

New Feminist Print Magazine For Girls Encourages Them To Be Smart, Strong & Fierce

Dear Kazoo magazine, where were you a few decades ago when we were little girls and NEEDED a publication like this growing up? In case you haven’t come across it […]

November 21, 2016 ×
‘Science Wide Open’ Book Series Teaches Girls About Science & Inspires Them With Role Models

‘Science Wide Open’ Book Series Teaches Girls About Science & Inspires Them With Role Models

Let’s face it – when asked for a list of female scientists, most people would start and end with just one name: Marie Curie. History, however, is filled with women […]

October 19, 2016 ×
New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

New Illustrated Book Showcases 50 Female Pioneers In Science To Inspire Young Girls

When it comes to increasing the number of women in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) we could give you data and statistics all day, every day. For instance, […]

August 26, 2016 ×
More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

More Women Are Entering Traditionally Male-Dominated Industries Than Ever Before

By Samantha Rivers In an election where we have the first woman to ever be a front-running candidate for the President of the United States, it’s safe to say we’re […]

August 8, 2016 ×
New PBS Kids Series ‘Ready Jet Go’ Set To Inspire Younger Generation With STEM Role Models

New PBS Kids Series ‘Ready Jet Go’ Set To Inspire Younger Generation With STEM Role Models

PBS Kids launched a brand new series on February 15 called ‘Ready Jet Go’ which is set to inspire the younger generation of scientists, explorers and curious minds. We felt […]

February 25, 2016 ×