Is it an Ad or Ph.D thesis? The best commercials these days are more like sociological experiments than sales jobs.
By Soraya Chemaly
The fledging toy company GoldieBlox spreads the message about girls and STEM through their amazing viral commercials. Their latest video offering shows us what happens to a girl's brain when exposed to princesses - or engineering. Guess which wins?
Last year, Black Girls CODE launched a web documentary to introduce the world to these brilliant young minds. In the latest episode, the cameras follow girls in South Florida as they thrive despite racism, income inequality, and attending underperforming schools.
If you are bummed that you have to wait until Sunday to see Lena Dunham on "Girls", stop your crying. The actor/director/producer of the popular HBO show will be headling on "Saturday Night Live Tonight". Catch a bit of humour in these scenes.
For adolescent girls with PTSD who have been sexually abused, new research suggests a kind of prolonged exposure therapy is more successful than supportive therapy.
Vivienne Harr raised $100,000 to donate to a nonprofit and then she went on to raise more than $1,000,000 to start her business Make a Stand. She's been recognized as the first child in American history to bottle her lemonade-stand lemonade. And now there's a documentary.
Toy company Goldieblox wants to make it into the Superbowl. You can help by voting for them in Intuit's contest. Here's a reminder why you should--they make really fabulous videos. You'll love watching the engineering joy ride.
Many were upset that Malala Yousafzai didn't win the Nobel Peace Prize. Yet, her loss and "celebrity" raises some criticism of how the West has idolized her. Either way, she is young and has potential to do even more--which outshines any prize.
By Amy Patterson Neubert
There’s no Kickstarter or IndieGoGo attached to the TV pilot project,"Twenties." In an effort to get more representations of women of color on TV, creators of the new show are asking viewers to spread the word and share with 20 friends. So do it already.
The new iPad app may be just part of the equation to get more girls interested in STEM fields. Designed with girls aged 8 and up in mind, the app uses a simple interface to teach kids how to code.