Tech Trek Encourages Girls in Math and Science

Stockton University and the American Association of University Women found that an innovative program called Tech Trek encourages girls in math and science. This year 62 eighth grade girls learned about fields in which women are seriously underrepresented from women...

GM is Encouraging STEM Education for Women and Girls

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been an advocate for a long time for women in STEM professions, and now GM is encouraging STEM education for women and girls with grants to four non-profit organizations. Recently Barra mentioned at a conference in New York that only...

Girls Learning Construction Skills at Camp

A new opportunity to have middle and high school girls explore interests in traditionally male fields is taking shape for girls learning construction skills at camp. At the Shelby County College and Career Center, the 2017 Girls Can Construction Camp, 15 girls learned...

Encouraging Female Students in STEM Subjects

Encouraging female students in STEM subjects is an ongoing challenge.  Girls and women gravitate toward communications, literature, arts, and marketing due to social conformities.  However researchers from Clemson University are reviewing how to improve the science,...