Eight hundred queer women and a smattering of men crowded into an auditorium at NYU Law School Friday for the annual Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) Summit, an event that rotates between San Francisco and New York City in the U.S. and has now branched out globally.
If we care solely about EROEI (energy return on energy invested), there are many (MANY) things to do before putting up on solar panels. If, however, we care broadly about EROI (Educational Return On Investment), then the solar panels begin to make sense as part of an educational energy investment.
Now is the time to elevate engineering as key to innovation. While we can't all be Sally Ride or John Glenn, we can learn enough about engineering to thrive in our complex technological world. Let's make the Orion spacecraft, designed to take humans into deep space, a real first step toward Mars.
We are no longer in the age of etiquette dinners and coming of age balls, but rather have entered a beautiful era of programming and engineering. This is an essential guide crafted to teach young women how to properly learn to code.
I challenge Rep. Duncan to look at the facts of our culture and ask himself if the facts support his outdated opinion that women have it easier in business and politics. And for the record, public apologies are welcome.
We live in a world filled with acronyms, and public education may be one of the worst offenders when it comes to a confusing alphabet soup of terms that only a portion of the population can understand.
Now, people see me determined in STEM fields and they ask me,"Where did you draw that inspiration from?" I just answer them saying that, if it was not for the WiSci camp, I don't know where else it would come from
When I told people I was going to Rwanda their first -- and often only -- association with the country was the 1994 genocide. Too often in the West our image of Africa is simple and ill-informed.
Women and girls are naturally agents of change. If we teach one girl to code, she will go on to teach more. By giving these girls the skills they need to succeed, they can go on to change not just their own trajectory but the collective trajectories of the communities they represent.
At Microsoft in Times Square this November 9, ten women-led startups will pitch their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of investors for t...
A remote rural village in Africa received one cell phone to share. The village matriarch is the keeper of the cell phone, charged with determining who will best use the technology to benefit the village and who is more likely to play games.
The real question is not "Is Nicki Minaj a feminist?" but rather "What is feminism?" Because if I were to consider feminism from every perspective in life, I think we would end up saying that anything a woman does of her own will is an act of feminism.
I want to be successful in life; I want all other girls to be successful, because their success means my success. From a young age we are groomed for competition in various fields, thus rendering it easy for women to be seen as greedy since there is little on the plate for us as compared to men.
McLellan's comment is an extreme example of how we often treat scientific curiosity in children. Perhaps it goes without saying (for everyone outside Irving) that fourteen-year-old students shouldn't need a "broader explanation" for making things. We should aspire to an education system where Ahmed's ingenuity isn't considered -- as Lesley Weaver, Irving Independent School District spokeswoman, called it -- "out of the ordinary."
Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.
When I listened to YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talk about how she manages raising five kids -- ages 8 months to 15 years old--- while running a multi-billion dollar company, I wanted to bow down and kiss the ground on which she walks.