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]
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 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]