A young boy may voice his desire to be a nurse, or a girl may share her aspirations of exploring outer space -- but what happens to these early goals as the years go by?
I challenge Rep. Duncan to look at the facts of our culture and ask himself if the facts support his outdated opinion that women have it easier in business and politics. And for the record, public apologies are welcome.
Now, people see me determined in STEM fields and they ask me,"Where did you draw that inspiration from?" I just answer them saying that, if it was not for the WiSci camp, I don't know where else it would come from
When I told people I was going to Rwanda their first -- and often only -- association with the country was the 1994 genocide. Too often in the West our image of Africa is simple and ill-informed.
Women and girls are naturally agents of change. If we teach one girl to code, she will go on to teach more. By giving these girls the skills they need to succeed, they can go on to change not just their own trajectory but the collective trajectories of the communities they represent.
The real question is not "Is Nicki Minaj a feminist?" but rather "What is feminism?" Because if I were to consider feminism from every perspective in life, I think we would end up saying that anything a woman does of her own will is an act of feminism.
I want to be successful in life; I want all other girls to be successful, because their success means my success. From a young age we are groomed for competition in various fields, thus rendering it easy for women to be seen as greedy since there is little on the plate for us as compared to men.
Should Adam choose to pursue a STEM career, his leadership skill-building experiences will help give him the competitive edge that will put his resume at the top of the pile. In the meantime, we can't wait to see him back at Camp Invention next summer!
A ground-breaking initiative called the Outbox Incubator, the first ever incubator for women in STEM has just finished; motivating and helping its first group of 115 girls from across the EU to launch science or tech-based businesses.
When California teen Anneke DiPietro convinced her dad she could skip math for a semester if she came up with a valid business plan to build, her father envisioned a dog-walking or baby-sitting business.
By Onyekachi Akpotohwo, WiSci STEAM Camp participant By the end of this decade, the world will be in need of millions of scientists and engineers. I...
In Rwanda, the sky started at my feet. And with the knowledge that I can do anything and go anywhere, I learned to let the sky touch the sea. Because sometimes the water just needs to bring you back home.
Girls in Tech Founder & CEO Adriana Gascoigne has announced additional tech and investment leaders to the panel of judges at Lady Pitch Night US. ...
"Women entrepreneurs have much to offer the business world and I'm honored to be part of a meaningful group of women who serve as an incredible force with their diverse backgrounds and skills."
People in their work want to be seen, but it often feels less than safe as we race on the hamster wheel of productivity. But does it have to be? No.
That was when my perspective totally changed. I have since developed a keen interest in the sciences and opened up to the limitless opportunities available. I thought I wanted to be a lawyer, but now I think I'll try my hands on computer engineering first.