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Women in Computer Science

Engaging Girls in Your STEM Program

Kiki Prottsman | Posted 12.14.2014 | Education
Kiki Prottsman

Even programs with the best intentions sometimes have difficulty attracting girls to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Here are some tips and tricks for balancing the gender gap for your event:

Google Launching New Push To Get Girls Into Coding

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 06.19.2014 | Teen

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Diana Navarro loves to code, and she's not afraid to admit it. But the 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science ...

Helping Computer Science Gain STEAM With Girls

Kiki Prottsman | Posted 02.08.2014 | Education
Kiki Prottsman

While it's become obvious that access to mentors increases a girl's chances of making it through college with a computer science degree, we need to do more to get girls interested in pursuing those degrees in the first place.

I Am Woman, Watch Me Hack - NYTimes.com

www.nytimes.com | Posted 10.24.2013 | Technology

When she was a little girl growing up in the Bronx, Nikki Allen dreamed of being a forensic scientist. As a teenager, she liked studying science in sc...

From C++ to She++

Sejal Hathi | Posted 04.29.2013 | Technology
Sejal Hathi

The idea for She++ may have started as two girls' indignant pledge; but in one year alone, their frustration has kindled into a national organization that has ignited the interest and introduced to STEM a community of nearly 300 other girls.