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Harvey Mudd College Makes History

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.23.2014 | College

Harvey Mudd College made school history this week when it awarded more engineering degrees to women than men at its commencement ceremony Sunday. H...

STEM Selling: Beautiful Women Conquering New Territories and Old Stereotypes

Laura Wellington | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business
Laura Wellington

The incredible women changing the face of technology further this evolution as they impact our lives on a daily basis while demonstrating a new-found confidence, beauty, intellect and skill previously unexpected of women entering such fields.

The Easiest Way To Help Women In Science

Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

Editor's Note: This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affectin...

STEM Girls Become FUN Gals at Cedar Crest College

Diane Propsner | Posted 02.10.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

Only a few years ago, Jessica Hile, Jenette Stadnik, Natalie Akers and Julia Kelly were STEM girls; now in college they continue to explore their interests. Jessica is in her junior year and is majoring in biodiversity and conservation biology.

Can This Solve Wikipedia's Women Problem?

Posted 08.26.2013 | Women

Wikipedia has a notable woman problem -- but one group of women is determined to start fixing it. Earlier this month, Wikipedia cofounder Jimmy Wa...

The Women Of Google Have Some Advice For You

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2013 | Women

If it's true that you can't be what you can't see, then Google took a key step toward showing women that they can succeed in tech at the company's I/O...

WATCH: Women Scientists' Hilarious Video Response

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.11.2012 | Women

Dance parties, drawing math problems in lipstick on the bathroom mirror and spying on cute male research subjects? That's the day in the life of a ...

Top Five Women Tech Organizations: Building Networks and Bridging the Gap

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

In this era, supporting women in technology is crucial. The statistics are stacked against girls and women who aspire for STEM careers and yet, role models do still exist. The obstacles are high and the stereotypes are strong -- let's start appreciating those women who break the mold.

Toys to Inspire the Next Generation of Female Technology Innovators

Women 2.0 | Posted 08.11.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

When we looked around at girls' toys today, we did not see the kinds of toys that inspired us when we were young. A few months ago, we started our company, Maykah, to fill that gap. We build toys to inspire the next generation of female technology innovators.

We Can STEM the Gender Gap

Karen Purcell, P.E. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Science
Karen Purcell, P.E.

Studies that have examined test scores for both sexes at a variety of ages suggest that academic performance is not the greatest obstacle for girls who want to study math, science, or engineering. Gender stereotypes instilled in girls' minds at an early age are the real dream killers.