To say that 15 year-old Abigail Harrison is reaching for the stars would be an understatement. She is actually aiming for Mars.
March 20, 2013
February 21, 2013
Want to get girls excited about engineering? Then just let them build bridges, launch rockets and watch tidal waves flood Lego structures.
January 29, 2013
More American Girls will be going tech. The non-profit Girls Who Code that seeks to inspire, educate ,and empower young women, preparing them for careers in engineering and tech, will be expanding to three more cities.
May 21, 2012
Maybe the way to get girls into science is to make it fun. Roominate Toys hopes to do exactly that.
October 5, 2011
Universities fail when it comes to getting more women into science. And it's not the students' fault. According to a new study of 50 different programs, improving the science and engineering gap should focus on the faculty and institutions. Faculty often portrays science and engineering "as highly competitive, masculine domains." Peer mentoring won't work as well as structural change. The study looked at classroom environments and program directors' attitudes about women.