girls in STEM

Applications Open for S.T.E.M. Summer Program for New York-Area High School Girls

The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is now accepting applications for the Computer Science for Cyber Security (CS4CS) summer program, a free, three-week intensive introduction to computer science and cybersecurity for high school girls. A new major sponsorship by The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, will enable […]

[VIDEO] New Season of “SciGirls” Features Bilingual Science Fun for Tweens

SciGirls soars into its fourth season on PBS, inspiring bright and curious kids to explore science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM. But this new season has a special twist: while still firmly focused on STEM, these six new episodes celebrate the language and culture of the fast-growing and youngest racial/ethnic group in the United States: Hispanics! The […]

The New Video Game, FrogLeap, is for Tweens and Coded Entirely by 100 Kids

LeapLearner, an ed-tech company based in Shanghai, published the new video game “FrogLeap” which was created and coded entirely by kids. The rising startup brought together children ages 4-15 to create what is probably the world’s most collaboratively coded video game. The massive hackathon where the game was created took place during Yomo Shanghai as part of GSMA […]

[Video] Top 15 STEM Toys of 2016 for Tweens to Play and Learn

Spin Master Corp, a leading global children’s entertainment company, is unwrapping magic with a collection of toys, games, and entertainment properties that deliver on 2016’s most popular and emerging play patterns. Proud to be part of holiday traditions for more than 20 years, Spin Master has identified this year’s hottest trends that gift givers will […]

[Video] “Carton 2 Garden Contest” Encourages STEM in PreK-12 Students by Building Creative Gardens

Evergreen Packaging®, with support from KidsGardening.org, announced the launch of the third annual Carton 2 Garden contest, a nation-wide competition inviting PreK-12 students to repurpose milk and juice cartons to build creative gardens or enhance their schools’ existing garden. The Carton 2 Garden Program facilitates hands-on teaching, and offers schools that demonstrate the best use […]

Why It’s Important to Get Young Girls Involved in STEM (Science, Tech, Education & Math)

Researchers suggest that by 2020, there are expected to be one million more computing jobs than students in the U.S. which could lead to an untapped market of $500 billion. There is a staggering deficit of women, less than 25%, in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. While male students are three […]

[Video] Spark Your Tween’s Curiosity with this Build-It-Yourself Speaker for Kids

“We believe in the importance of STEM education,” says Joe Titlow, Head of Sales and Marketing for BOSEbuild. “But learning doesn’t just happen at school – it happens in garages and backyards and at kitchen tables, and it starts at a young age.” Believing that hands-on exploration is the key to sparking a child’s curiosity, […]

Super Cute Video Features Tween Girls Playing Famous Women Including Beyonce & Hillary Clinton

With the launch of Fast-Forward Girls, the mission-based company GoldieBlox is celebrating today’s role models and the generation of girls they’ve inspired – the girls who have broken the mold, blazed a trail, and made it happen. GoldieBlox make toys, games, and media to give girls confidence in themselves and in STEM (science, tech, education […]

Digital Media Academy Launches “Made by Girls” Scholarship Program for Girls 8-12

In an effort to further its mission to help girls reach their fullest potential through an introduction to technology, Digital Media Academy (DMA) has launched the Made by Girls Scholarship program. DMA invites young women ages 8-17 who are interested in using technology to express their creativity and build a better world to apply for […]