Recessions help nudge women into science jobs

Reuters – Liz Weston “Encouraging more women to pursue careers in science, technology, education and math – the so-called STEM fields – is a worthy goal, given the potential payoff for our economy and for women who get jobs in these...

Resources for Teachers and Students Make a Difference in STEM

U.S. News & World Report – Sara Clarke “Emma Ling is living proof that science teachers who offer extra credit for attending workshops and science fairs are onto something…In a session Tuesday at the 2015 U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference in...

New Horizons for Women in STEM

Change the Equation – Staff Writer “The biggest story in STEM this year (so far) was yesterday’s New Horizons Pluto Flyby — and boy was it a doozie! In case you missed it, the New Horizons spacecraft came within 7,800 miles of the erstwhile...

Will ‘Girly’ Tech Attract More Girls to Computer Programming?

Education Week – Benjamin Herold “Hoping to get more girls interested in coding and computer science, a New York City-based startup is giving a high-tech makeover to a traditionally feminine fashion accessory. Meet Jewelbots, the programmable friendship...

Girls and STEM: How We Can Up the Numbers

The Huffington Post – Beth Cone Kramer “Drew Jarvis, daughter of 2015 National Hall of Fame Inductee and blood bank pioneer Dr. Charles Drew, shares America needs STEM professionals and that there are plenty of places at the table for women who want to...