This 2.5-Year Old Girl’s Joy For COSMOS is Contagious

This 2.5-Year Old Girl’s Joy For COSMOS is Contagious

March 18, 2014 by

On March 9, Neil deGrasse Tyson premiered his new TV series, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. A modern iteration of Cosmos, the show originally hosted by Carl Sagan in the ’80s, Dr. Tyson’s version has met with rave reviews, and is already inspiring young, future scientists. The show offers a great opportunity for parents to bond with their kids over some kick-ass science broadcasting. Many parents are ... [Read More]

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Miss Possible: Saving Girls From Limitation One Doll At A Time

March 14, 2014 by

Jenna Eaves and Supriya Hobbs, engineering students at University of Illinois, are on a mission to empower girls to do something BIG - whatever that may be. In pursuit of this mission, the two friends pooled their passion and big dreams to create Miss Possible, an interactive online community and collection of dolls that represent real women who changed the world, ... [Read More]

If You Build It: A Vision For A New Kind Of Classroom

If You Build It: A Vision For A New Kind Of Classroom

March 13, 2014 by

If You Build It is a documentary that follows designer-activists Emily Pilloton and Matthew Miller on their journey to transform a community through design and building. Emily is the founder and executive director of Project H, a non-profit that teaches youth to design and build their future with heart, hands, and hammers. The film shows the impact of the organization’s Studio H program, a design/build ... [Read More]

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Giveaway: “Founding Mothers, Remembering The Ladies”, By Cokie Roberts

March 10, 2014 by

We recently introduced you to the new children’s book Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies, by Cokie Roberts - a look at the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters who helped forge our great nation. Beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Diane Goode, Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies introduces young readers to the brave, ... [Read More]

Girls with Books: A New Global Power Raises Its Voice On International Women’s Day 2014

Girls With Books: A New Global Power Raises Its Voice On International Women’s Day 2014

March 8, 2014 by

Today, March 8th is International Women's Day 2014, a time when the world recognizes women, our achievements, and the importance of standing up for our rights. As we firmly believe that the brave girls of today will be the Women You Should Know of tomorrow, in honor of #IWD2014, we’re sharing this rousing short ... [Read More]

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#itooamharvard: Black Harvard Students Speak Back

March 6, 2014 by

Currently studying computer science and visual art at Harvard University, Ahsante Bean explores the intersection of art, design and technology. Ahsante created the photo campaign #itooamharvard, highlighting the faces and voices of black Harvard students. “Our voices often go unheard on this campus, our experiences are ... [Read More]

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WATCH: This Amazing 12-Year-Old Girl Launches Hello Kitty Into The Stratosphere

March 4, 2014 by

Space exploration isn’t limited to NASA. Lauren Rojas was just 12 years old when she built a space balloon and launched her Hello Kitty doll into the Stratosphere for a school science fair to test “the effects of altitude on air pressure and temperature”. ... [Read More]

A Singing Uterus Explains Perimenopause and Menopause

A Singing Uterus Explains Perimenopause and Menopause

March 3, 2014 by

After struggling with her own severe menopause symptoms and doing years of research, Ellen Dolgen resolved to share what she learned from experts and her own trial and error. Her goal was to replace the confusion, embarrassment, and symptoms millions of women go through - before, during, and after menopause ... [Read More]