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Women in Tech Entrepreneurs: Yasmine El Baggari, Making the World a Smaller Place

Women in Tech Entrepreneurs: Yasmine El Baggari, Making the World a Smaller Place

Beth Cone Kramer  10.28.2015
One of the most amazing aspects of the internet is how interconnected we've all become. In just seconds, we can connect via Skype or Viber....
STEM in the Social Sector

STEM in the Social Sector

Jasmine Burton  10.27.2015
My passion for toilets is weird, but it is also necessary because social impact designers, engineers, coders and makers are essential in...
Cervix 'Selfies' Help Diagnose Cancer Among High-Risk, Low-Income Women

Cervix 'Selfies' Help Diagnose Cancer Among High-Risk, Low-Income Women

Eleanor Goldberg  10.21.2015
Cervical cancer is one of the deadliest cancers among women, but also one of the most preventable, yet low-income patients often don’t...
How Children are Changing Our World Through Peace

How Children are Changing Our World Through Peace

Adinda Veltrop  10.22.2015
Connecting Syrian and Lebanese children has proved to have a powerful effect: In the past year, 1,500 children got to know each other in...
Indiegogo's New Charity Site Won't Charge Platform Fees

Indiegogo's New Charity Site Won't Charge Platform Fees

Eleanor Goldberg  10.21.2015
Indiegogo relaunched a fundraising initiative on Wednesday that will enable nonprofits and grassroots campaigns to raise money...
Solving Math Problems Like a Girl

Solving Math Problems Like a Girl

Alexandra Dalrymple  10.20.2015
I eventually gave Amelia the first grade math evaluation. Afterwards, I asked her about school. We did some problems from her school textbook...
How the Internet of Everything is Changing Lives

How the Internet of Everything is Changing Lives

Karen Walker   10.20.2015
A networked connection of people, process, data, and things is transforming healthcare through developments like electronic health records...
What's the Big Deal With Data?

What's the Big Deal With Data?

Victoria Espinel  10.21.2015
Plenty, according to new report from BSA | The Software Alliance We are generating more data today than ever before - and it's improving...
Why Jack Dorsey Gave A Huge Portion Of Square To A Charity

Why Jack Dorsey Gave A Huge Portion Of Square To A Charity

Alexander C. Kaufman  10.19.2015
Jack Dorsey did something unusual last week. On Oct. 14, his financial services startup Square filed for an initial public offering,...
6 Startups That (Actually) Make the World a Better Place

6 Startups That (Actually) Make the World a Better Place

Jason Choi  10.16.2015
Entrepreneurs' braggadocio has long been an item of parody, but their claims to "make the world a better place by disrupting (insert jargon)"...
If We Don't Push the Limits With Space Exploration, What Are We Really Doing?

If We Don't Push the Limits With Space Exploration, What Are We Really Doing?

Abigail Harrison  10.16.2015
Space travel goes beyond the dreams of young students. It's also about each and every one of us here on Earth ... at this very moment....
Rocket Girls Leading the Space Generation

Rocket Girls Leading the Space Generation

Victoria Alonsoperez  10.15.2015
While some people look to the stars to make a wish, the ladies of SGAC aim to shoot for the moon and beyond.
Back to the Future: 3D Printing and the Future of Math Education

Back to the Future: 3D Printing and the Future of Math Education

Ki Karou  10.15.2015
One example of a "mathematical curiosity" is the hyperboloid tool: a straight line that, when rotated, seamlessly glides through a curved...
New Year, New Focus: STEM Alumnae From Women's Colleges

New Year, New Focus: STEM Alumnae From Women's Colleges

Diane Propsner  01. 7.2016
Saint Mary's College chemistry majors work inside the "glovebox" researching the effects of organic liquids interacting with metals. Photo...