"Some developers and publishers recognize the huge opportunity and necessity to address girls, especially with STEM games. Our only barriers are leg...
Not only are they embarking on careers that will lead to innovative developments in American industries, but this new class of scholarship recipients is evolving the face of STEM. Half are the first in their family to attend college. More than half are female. And minorities make up the majority.
Having graduated from a women's college with a degree in biology, I thought it would be fun to see what my fellow STEM sisters are doing this summer.
Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.
Our program -- and the future of our communities -- is stronger when a range of people contribute their skills and unique perspective to solving such fundamentally important problems.
Education thought leaders around the world speak to the need for more innovative projects like the workshop being done this week at Teacher's College. To find out more, I reached out to the visiting teachers, students and leaders.
The girl who'd thrust her hand high in the air when the red planet was offered up to the group claimed Mars. "Why did you want to be Mars?" I asked her afterwards. I was not prepared for her unabashed reply: "I like pink. It was closest to pink."
In an industry awed and driven by cerebral achievements, there exist the noisy games of some trying to assert intellectual prowess through various loud points of view. For personalities like mine that care a lot about "the best way to do something", it can be an intimidating and confusing
Network organizations aren't created spontaneously, and many well-intentioned efforts to build teacher networks fall short of developing these characteristics. How can educators move beyond just networking to building strong network organizations?
Jeanne M. Sullivan has been investing in and growing tech companies for many years.
Female entrepreneurs have proven track records, offer diverse skill sets that yield business growth and are the future of the startup field, so venture capitalists should be amped to "diversify their portfolios" with these new technology leaders.
CCSS lays the groundwork for students to gain the foundational knowledge that they need to succeed after graduation.
Corporate Executives regularly lament the lack of workers with the mid-level technical skills required in the modern economy.
In my college classroom I often ask students about their technology habits and, to my surprise, I repeatedly find that this "tech generation" is not as active as we have come to believe.
Here's my interview with 18-year-old Girls Who Code alumna Roxy Banik.
As the U.S. technology sector has boomed, women and minorities have largely been left behind. This is what's clear in the wake of recent disclosures on workforce demographics from a handful of tech companies.