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Bridging the Gender Gap: Encouraging Girls in STEM Starts at Home

Alicia Chang | Posted 02.26.2014 | Technology
Alicia Chang

While the majority of studies show no differences in STEM ability, a large divide in perceived competence starts as early as age five.

Tessa Ann Taylor, an Up and Coming Twenty-Something High Tech Entrepreneur, Shares Her Story and Offers Insights to STEM Girls

Diane Propsner | Posted 02.03.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

"I take inspiration every day from my fellow Smithies, all of whom are equally ambitious. They are an impressive (albeit sometimes intimidating) group of women, of which I am blessed to be a part."

This Is What Inspires Girls In Stem

The Huffington Post | Gina Ryder | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

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...

How Teaching Girls To Code Is Changing The World

Posted 10.11.2013 | OWN

By Zoe Donaldson When running for Congress in 2010, Reshma Saujani campaigned in "some of the country's wealthiest zip codes and some of the po...

Grace Hopper Conference 2013: Think Big, Drive Forward

Ivo Lukas | Posted 12.08.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

At last, after a year-long wait, the conference has arrived! Over a 4-day period (Oct. 2-5), more than 4,600 people -- representing 54 countries inclu...

Top Tech Organizations: Leading the Revolution

Ivo Lukas | Posted 08.03.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

Last year, I gave you my Top Five Women Tech Organizations and I'm back with a shortlist of technology organizations for both men and women. This time...

Your Daughter Is A Dork, And That's Okay

Rachel Weiss | Posted 10.18.2013 | Women
Rachel Weiss

I was almost a casualty of the "leaky pipeline" for girls in STEM. My concepts of femininity and being accepted by my peers temporarily interfered with my self-esteem and my grades. Thirty years later, these threats still exist for young women, and they need our help to stay on track.

Entrepreneurs Tackle Big Questions About Business On Twitter

Posted 10.03.2013 | Small Business

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...

Reimagining STEM at School: Education Heavy Hitters Discuss On Twitter

Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology

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...

The Importance of Mentorship

Ivo Lukas | Posted 06.29.2013 | Technology
Ivo Lukas

People have asked me in recent years about mentorship. I want to share what I know about mentoring in STEM and technology fields. My goal is simple: to expose the younger generations to STEM fields.

Let's Hear It For The Girls

Blair Christie | Posted 11.22.2013 | Impact
Blair Christie

Teenage girls use computers and the Internet similar to boys -- they text, they take pictures on their phones -- yet they are five times less likely to consider a technology-related career. Today, on International Girls in ICT Day, I'm wondering how we can reverse that trend.

STEM in Words: Let's Make What We Say Count

Angela Maiers | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
Angela Maiers

The next time students file into your classroom, let's give them words to which they can tie their aspirations. Then, let us stop and listen to the students who choose to share with us their dreams of changing the world.

Why Don't Girls Want Careers in Technology?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 01.30.2012 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

When it comes to careers, boys are five times more likely to go into technology. Why is this? At what point are we losing our girl geeks to other industries?

Girl Tech Inventors and Mentors!

Angela Haines | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

HailNYC Team , credit C. Colon One night in May, the premises of AOL in downtown NYC vibrated with the chatty energy and nerves of 47 teenage girl...