They hung with fearless founders and straight up badasses. They made new friends and ran into old ones. They talked with experts and sexperts. They used power tools (some for the first time ever). They Vinyasa-ed, ran, boot camped, hip-hopped, self-defended, and worked their cores. They created. They took time to relax. ... [Read More]
It's Sadie Hawkins Day. You know, the day when the girls are supposed to ask out the boys. Like us, you may have vivid memories of those dreadful Sadie Hawkins Day school dances, where the pressure was on and the gossip was flying about who would ask whom to the dance. Although it may have seemed like a fun novelty then, knowing what we know now, we think… not so much.
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Want to learn to code from Princess Leia, C-3PO and R2-D2 as well as Rey and BB-8 ? Code.org has you covered! The nonprofit, dedicated to expanding access to computer science and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color, has unveiled its third-annual Hour of Code campaign, and it’s out of this world!
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Imagine you’re a freshman in high school. It’s a few weeks in to the new year and you’re at a brand new school where you don’t really know anyone. Like most 14 year olds, you’re not particularly independent (yet), and you’re more comfortable doing things with groups of friends. But you also really want to join the bagpipes ... [Read More]
Artist Wendy Tsao spent the last 8 years handmaking over 700 unique “softies” (a.k.a. plush toys) from children’s drawings and inspiring others to learn the craft. But a few months ago, she started to feel “stifled” and wanted to try something new. So after seeing Tasmanian artist Sonia Singh’s Tree Change Dolls ... [Read More]
According to the White House, supporting women in STEM is part of America’s strategy to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. Yesterday, three separate groups of high school girls from different parts of the country proved they are poised to help do just that when they were each awarded ... [Read More]
Today is Ada Lovelace Day, a global celebration designed to shine a giant, deserving spotlight on the achievements of inspiring women in science, technology, engineering and math... past and present! Held every year since 2009 on the second Tuesday of October, the aim of this day is to create new role models for girls and women in these male-dominated fields by raising the profile of other women in STEM. It ... [Read More]
Today, October 11th, marks the fourth annual International Day of the Girl, a special resolution proclaimed by the United Nations in 2011 to encourage an important worldwide conversation about advancing girls' lives across the globe. To honor the day this year, Keisha Thompson, a 25-year-old British writer, ... [Read More]