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How can we address a dire workforce need if students aren't inclined to prepare themselves for careers that are promising, rewarding and lucrative? How can we innovate? How can we draw them to those fields?
It looks like Apple is best positioned to win the "Where Are the Women?" award this year, given the total absence of women on stage at their product rollout last week.
Here is what I believe must happen if we, as a global community, want to effectively exploit the power of mobile apps to address the growing civic demand for access to information and communication via mobile.
In the same way Title IX completely changed the landscape for girls in sports -- it's time for a full-court press on Girls in STEM -- science, technology, engineering and math. Past myths and stereotypes surrounding girls' participation in sports are still applied to STEM today.
Innovation -- the process of introducing new products, services, and processes to the marketplace -- is critical to economic competitiveness.
We challenge our students to develop life-long skills such as analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration, and creativity.
American's manufacturers are increasingly challenged to find the skilled workers they need to fill good jobs. As more and more "Baby Boomers" retire, we need to address this issue if we want to keep the manufacturing engine going and growing to keep our economy strong.
RBI was launched in 2008 by a unique collaboration of artists, art and cultural organizations, school districts, governments, businesses and donors who believed in the concept of "arts integration."
The wake up call is we did not believe we needed to pull out the banner of feminism anymore. We thought we were past that and delighted to join the great game of the working women, business and entrepreneurship.
With Maryam Mirzakhani to look up to, women and girls can be encouraged to pursue and master a field that remained closed to them for far too long. Thanks to her, a major glass ceiling in mathematics has been shattered for women and girls everywhere.
Inside a conference room on the 36th floor of Rockefeller Center, a group of 17 high school girls are animatedly talking about their startup plans.
Representing women in technology and science begins with raising girls to become a part of those fields.
Some international students are turning to other countries because of their easier immigration policies that allow students to remain in the country once they graduate. But what's the problem with having these students leave once they graduate? Plenty.
This week the National Science Foundation goes Lean on education by providing $1.2 million to educators who want to bring their classroom innovations ...
At the end of each story, the Playbook Role Models share heart-felt advice for girls to apply to their career path. Then, questions are asked of the reader to help them take the first step to writing their own playbook.
Engineering: Knowing how to install a car seat and feel confident about it, because tensile strength. Chemistry: Knowing that an unstirred cocktail will get me drunk faster, because viscosity.