Blog
06/23/2021 - 7:18am
Contributed by Jennifer Breslin As we come to grips with still emerging repercussions of the pandemic, we are learning more about the impact on women in STEM careers, as well as the consequences for girls of existing disparities in access...
06/22/2021 - 1:56pm
Contributed By Varshini Odayar I was around six years old when I traveled to my father’s ancestral village in Tamil Nadu, India, and came across the Deva Kirubai Social Help Association (DKSHA), home to nearly eighty orphans. Here, I...
03/11/2021 - 4:21pm
Contributed by Anna Sun Hey! I’m Anna, a sophomore at MIT studying computer science. I grew up in Canton, Michigan, and though my schools were relatively diverse, I became painfully aware of the deeply embedded gender bias created by...
03/04/2021 - 3:43pm
Virtual Exhibition and Social Media Movement by talkSTEM Contributed by Dr. Koshi Dhingra The talkSTEM nonprofit organization is thrilled to partner with the National Girls Collaborative Project on Her STEMlens, a virtual exhibition...
02/08/2021 - 3:21pm
Contributed by Suzi Taylor Ever since joining the National Girls Collaborative, I’ve been fascinated by the core activity of collaboration networking. It’s typically the most highly rated aspect of our collaboration forums….to the degree...
11/18/2020 - 3:57pm
Contributed by Jennifer Hartsell Stockdale Tired of being cooped up during the pandemic? Hop on board for Destination Space and learn about binary code, the universe, and women’s contributions to science. Six months into a global pandemic...
10/19/2020 - 7:12am
Contributed By Deborah Lee Rose How early do girls start imagining themselves as astronauts? For both Jessica Meir and Christina Koch it was age 5. Meir still remembers her first grade teacher having the students draw their dream job—...
10/12/2020 - 8:40am
Contributed by Hansa G.  Hi, I’m Hansa and I have had a passion for STEM ever since I was introduced to it at 2 years old. I enjoy complexity and patterns both of which appear in generous volumes in math and science. My passion to...
10/05/2020 - 11:12am
Contributed by Sonia D.  Today, a mere 30% of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) professionals are women who, amongst other things, are responsible for coming up with the algorithms and prototypes that will solve...
09/25/2020 - 11:16am
Contributed by Lorena Harris  This Summer our STEAM Academy powered by Brite was certainly an inspiring collaboration. From the uncertainty of these strange times, we embarked on an adventure every morning (from July 13th to July...