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This 22-Year-Old Blind Engineer Is Revolutionizing Apple in the Best Way

This trailblazing 22-year-old Apple engineer is making major improvements in making the tech giant more accessible for the blind and low-vision community. Read More »

This Woman Was Tired of Being an 'Auto Airhead' So She Became a Mechanic

When Patrice Banks brought her car in for an oil change she always felt like she could be scammed as an "auto airhead," not knowing a thing about the mechanics of cars despite making a six-figure salary as an engineer. Read More »

Black Girls Code Is Moving Into Google's New York Offices

This might be one of the most exciting moves of the year yet. Read More »

You Need to See This New Game Developer Barbie

 If you can see it, can you be it? It's no secret that Mattel has been rebranding Barbie through a selection of new doll shapes, skin colors, and ensembles. But their latest career doll is giving us all the feels. Read More »

Girls Just Outperformed Boys On This National Test Given for the First Time

Eighth-grade girls beat their male peers in the first national test measuring technology and engineering abilities, according to results made public Tuesday. Read More »

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Anne-Marie Imafidon

Anne-Marie Imafidon is as curious as she is sharp. After being heralded as the youngest woman to ever pass two GCSE examinations — for Mathematics and Information Technology — at age 11, Imafidon went on to graduate from Oxford University, with a master's degree in Computer Science.  Read More »

The 2016 MAKERS Conference: Black Girls Code

Watch students from STEM education not-for-profit, Black Girls Code, Olivia Ross and Kimora Oliver, join Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States of America, Megan Smith, on stage at The 2016 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Read More »

Cards Against Humanity Offers Full-Ride Scholarships to Women Pursuing STEM

Popular card game Cards Against Humanity is setting the deck high for giving back. Read More »

WiSci Girls STEAM Campers On Their Favorite School Subjects, Songs and More

MAKERS is celebrating International Day of Girl this year with Girls Gone Global.  Read More »

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