Girls may still make up a smaller percentage of women in tech than they should, but these up-and-coming female coders are aiming to ensure women have an outsized impact on the industry. By Jessica Stillman (Editor, Women 2.0) Young women may be dominating on college campuses and out-earning men in some cities but in the [...]
Posts Tagged "Girls In STEM"
It’s exciting to see the movement to support girls in STEM steadily growing across the country. Being a female founder from the Silicon Valley, I hope the emphasis on “STEM” one day becomes “STEEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, Entrepreneurship and Math). By Andrea Lo (Co-Founder & CEO, Piggybackr) I started my own company, Piggybackr, in late [...]
“Visiting Women 2.0… showed me that women can make it in the startup world.” By Jillian Waun (Freshman, Academy of Sacred Heart) I have recently returned from a trip to San Francisco with 11 other girls from my school. At my school, we call this experience Project Term. For Project Term, there are many options [...]
This article has been syndicated from TechCrunch. By John Biggs (Writer, TechCrunch) Teaching kids – especially little girls – about electronics is a hard job. First, there’s the electricity. Then there’s the sense that soldering, wiring, and lining up LEDs is considerably less fun than watching Tangled. This project, called Roominate, aims to change the [...]
20% of women with math and science degrees work in a related field. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Girls are smarter than boys, the infographic below states. Studies show that at an early age, girls are smarter than boys. But girls question their ability, losing confidence and self-esteem from elementary years to [...]