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The 2017 MAKERS Conference: Megan Smith & Patrice Banks

Former Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States, Megan Smith and the Founder, Girls Auto Clinic & Clutch Beauty Bar, Patrice Banks, speak at The 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verde Read More »

The 2017 MAKERS Conference: Megan Smith

Former Chief Technology Officer, Office of Science and Technology Policy, United States, Megan Smith speaks at The 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. Read More »

"Hidden Figures" Is Inspiring Hundreds of Girls to Pursue STEM

After a four-hour event that featured a special presentation of "Hidden Figures," followed by speeches from successful women in science-based fields, 180 female students ranging from fifth to 12th grade walked out of a theater in Seattle excited to pursue future careers in science, technology, en Read More »

Study Finds That "Gendered" Toys Can Keep Girls From Careers in STEM

A recent study by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has revealed t Read More »

9 Online Resources To Get Girls And Women Into STEM

Ada Lovelace was a mathematician and is known as the foremother of computing, and earlier this week, her works and lives were commemorated by Ada Lovelace Day. By creating the first algorithm to be used on Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine, Ada was in effect a computer programmer in the 1840s. Read More »

The Fascinating Story Behind The Ladies Bridge

Few people are aware that Waterloo Bridge, one of the most walked upon bridges in London, was built by a predominantly female workforce. Read More »

6 Incredible Female Founders Making a Difference in STEM

Getting down to the nitty gritty shows that while women have become increasingly likely to get an education and a job, censuses continue to prove that the number of men is disproportionately higher than that of women in the fields of s Read More »

Who Run the World? Girls: Including You in Just 4 Easy Steps

If you need some motivation to get up and moving, consider this is: girls are literally running the world. And by literally, we mean literally. Read More »

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 »

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