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Girls Stem Education

Role Models Matter -- and So Does Training

Techbridge Girls | Posted 07.14.2014 | Impact
Techbridge Girls

Fewer than 60 percent of girls have met a woman in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) career. Maybe that is part of the reason why women represent only 14 percent of the engineering workforce. If there were more role models, how many more girls might be inspired to pursue a passion in engineering or start up a tech company?

5 Steps to STEM Effectiveness

Douglas Haller | Posted 09.07.2013 | Technology
Douglas Haller

STEM education isn't complex. It's not a doctrine, a program, or a product. Yet defining and implementing STEM education continues to challenge the education community.

How My Tech Project Led Me To The White House

Zainab Oni | Posted 10.01.2013 | Teen
Zainab Oni

President Obama said, "We've got to do everything we can to make sure that we are giving these young people opportunities to pursue their studies and discover new ways of doing things." Well, President Obama, we young makers will hold you to that promise.

Path to Innovation: Women, Mentors and STEM Success

Heidi Kleinbach-Sauter | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Heidi Kleinbach-Sauter

Industry mentors -- particularly women in positions of influence - are one important link to increasing the pipeline of talent.

Working to Help Syrian Refugees in a Male-dominated Environment

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.07.2013 | World
Caroline Gluck

Amid a sea of male construction and site workers in Jordan's sprawling Zaatari desert camp, Oxfam's female engineer, Farah Al-Basha stands out from the crowd.