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Some Think Sheryl Sandberg Should Run for President in 2020

Sitting just two seats away from President-elect Donald Trump at his recent tech summit, was Facebook COO and MAK 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 »

MAKERS' Exclusive Q&A With Children's Book Author, Cofounder and CEO of Sally Ride Science, Tam O'Shaughnessy

Tam O'Shaughnessy is an American children's science writer with an upcoming book, a photo biography about Sally Ride, set to release soon. Before the astronaut's death in 2012, they were life partners for over two decades. Read More »

Complete the History Books: Women in STEM

MAKERS fills in the history books with the untold stories of women in STEM. Read More »

5 Groundbreaking Female Scientists You Need to Know

As the third season of Showtime gem "Masters of Sex" premieres on Sunday, Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson are gearing up to publish the sexology tome that made them famous, "Human Sexual Response" (1966). Read More »

8 Women Geniuses Who Are Changing the Way the World Thinks

These eight women are changing the way the world thinks.   Read More »

Megan Smith Prioritizes Diversity as She Champions a Tech-Savvy White House

In 2009, Obama created a new position on his staff with the aim of opening the door to a more technology-friendly government. Read More »

The Surprising Reason More Women May Want to Consider STEM Jobs

The tide, it seems, is turning. Read More »

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