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.
You won't always have time for a 90-minute yoga session so remember that wellness comes in different shapes and sizes. You can do something as simple as reading an entertaining blog for 10 minutes or finding a healthy recipe to try this weekend.
I'm the one who shows up over three hours late for school registration and endures the rolling eyes of parent volunteers who can't imagine anything more important than standing in long lines to fill out identical information on 11 different forms.
As baby boomers retire, the boardroom is ripe for a makeover and its composition is likely to change meaningfully over the coming years.
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.
Roxanne Varza is currently the startup lead for Microsoft in France, running both Bizspark and Microsoft Ventures programs.
An idea for a business can come at the most interesting times. For Lori Cheek, it was while she was out having dinner with a friend and colleague...
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.
Women are notably under-represented in the fields of Math, Science, Engineering and Tech. Only 5.5 percent to 22.3 percent of civil, industrial, chemical and mechanical engineers are women, and they represent just a quarter of the workforce involved with computer and mathematical sciences.
"Some developers and publishers recognize the huge opportunity and necessity to address girls, especially with STEM games. Our only barriers are leg...
Ah! The wonderful sound of clanging medals, young voices cheering, and the slapping of high fives -- it's the sound of students being rewarded for collaborating and utilizing their STEM skills. This sound does not come without a price -- it is the sound that can come after as many successes as failures.
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.