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My Love/Hate Relationship with STEM Education for Girls

  As a girl who grew up loving science and math, but eventually moved away from it, I have a love/hate relationship with the recent STEM and coding movements. I know math and science are important, especially for girls. Then again, the only female math or science teacher I had was my 10th grade Biology […]

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How the Movie ‘Hidden Figures’ Sheds Light on Women in STEM to Give Young Girls More Role Models

Based on the book of the same name, the movie Hidden Figures has grown from a small-budget, limited-release film to one that has expanded release and is receiving critical acclaim. The book, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, written by Margot […]

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Could Big Hero 6 Create A STEMGirl Revolution?

Admittedly, I’m not up on all things Marvel Comics. Other than watching a few of the cartoons growing up, Guardians of the Galaxy was the first mainstream Marvel movie I went to see. Even the, when I went to the Guardians of the Galaxy screening I took my friend with me because she was more […]

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Project-Based Learning #STEMChat 11/13 9pm ET

Disclosure: I am a compensated panelist for #STEMChat. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. Mark your calendar to join the November #STEMChat on Twitter this Thursday (11/13/14) at 9pm ET on Twitter. This hour-long chat will focus […]

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Encouraging Girls In STEM: An Interview with Dr. Lana Yarosh

I remember growing up and wondering what I wanted to do when I grew up. I was 7 when I decided I wanted to be a lawyer. That decision was based on several conversation I had with a family friend. It wasn’t until I was in my teens when I finally met a woman lawyer. […]

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