Giving Girls a Boost in Science and Math

Programs that encourage innovation and creative thinking are giving girls a boost in science and math.  At the Powerhouse Science Center, girls were enjoying building things, and experimenting.  The event was for girls only, designed by center staff in collaboration...

STEM Fems Encourage Aspiring Girl Scientists

In several middle schools a group of STEM Fems encourage aspiring girl scientists with creative activities.   About 45 girls gathered in the Evans City Middle School cafeteria after school to make scented stones used for aromatherapy using everyday cooking ingredients...

STEM Education is Promoted by Congresswomen

STEM education is promoted by congresswomen in order to empower young women to see themselves in science technology engineering and math careers.  “All I could visualize, to be perfectly honest, was being a teacher, a social worker and a secretary,” said Rep. Susan A....

Girls Participate in Robotics Competitions

Although boys vastly outnumber them in class girls participate in robotics competitions and are achieving great success.Girls are inspired to show what they can do, and develop necessary 21st century skills.   Students in Iowa City were participating in a robotics...