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Girls and Science

Mom's Letter To Lands' End Explains The Problem With Gender Stereotyping

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents

In just a few short paragraphs, one mom has summed up the problem with gender stereotyping in kids' products. New Jersey mom Lisa Ryder was flippi...

WATCH: Dad Helps Propel 11-Year-Old To Internet Fame

Posted 04.26.2013 | Parents

James Todd, a young dad and Web developer, is getting to live out his own dreams through his daughter's awesome project. As The New York Times reports...

Girls & Science: Why Are We Still Having This Conversation?

Leonisa Ardizzone | Posted 10.03.2013 | Science
Leonisa Ardizzone

Perhaps with the long-overdue and much needed STEM "push" from the Obama administration, things might change. But I fear that the gender disparity that has existed for so long in the sciences will continue.

WATCH: Teacher's Trick To Get Girls Into Science

Posted 11.21.2012 | Women

Hoping to increase young girls' interest in math & science, one woman wears her Miss Massachusetts crown while teaching. Is the method effective or se...

All Three Winners Of Google Global Science Fair Were Girls From U.S.

Posted 09.14.2011 | Education

Three girls from different parts of the country defied the status quo earlier this week -- by snagging the top title in a global science fair for each...

Girl Scouts Invent Prosthetic Hand Device For Child, Earn Pending Patent

Posted 08.17.2011 | Impact

Part of the Girl Scout promise is "to help people at all times," and one troop in Ames, Iowa exemplifies that motto in a big way. Six Girl Scouts, w...