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Girls and Stem

Why Girls Steer Clear Of STEM, And What To Do About It

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.07.2015 | Science

There's no doubt that women tend to steer clear of careers in science and technology--the statistics simply don't lie. Nor is there any doubt that...

How I Transformed Math From Misery To Magic

Vanessa Thompson | Posted 02.15.2015 | Teen
Vanessa Thompson

If stories are a part of who we are as humans, then why not teach math as a heroic journey in which the characters are numbers and the problems are compelling stories? Why not slay the dragon of Pi and live happily ever after in the faraway land of Algebra?

2 Innovations That Could Get More Women Into Tech

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

Could two simple innovations bridge the gender gap in tech jobs? VP of Google[x], Megan Smith, thinks so. Women 2.0 -- an organization that aims to...

This Company Increased Its Female Engineers By 500 Percent

Posted 10.09.2013 | Women

More than 75 percent of buyers and sellers on Etsy, the e-commerce website that helps individuals sell handmade and vintage goods directly to consumer...

Proud to Be a STEM Girl

K. Sujata | Posted 10.03.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

My work as a materials scientist opened up the door for me to learn valuable, transferable skills that I have used in my second career as a nonprofit executive. As a former "STEM Girl," I can say that science and math developed those skills and that's what I want for all girls.

Who Are the Next Generation's Leaders in Technology, Science, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)?

Ivo Lukas | Posted 10.09.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Now more than ever, it's important to help kids embrace the coolness factor of "geeky girls."