PITCH Conference speakers include Roominate co-founder Alice Brooks on the November 14 MAKER panel. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Today is the first International Day of the Girl, sanctioned by the United Nations. Coincidentally, we’re one month away from Women 2.0′s first PITCH Conference in New York featuring a full day of [...]
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One Vision, Three Stanford Students And A Thousand Iterations On “Chocolate-Covered-Broccoli” – Roominate Customer Development
Girls wanted to be able to construct anything they could imagine, and our testing enabled us to create a toy that equipped them with the perfect tools. By Alice Brooks, Bettina Chen & Jennifer Kessler (Founders, Maykah) In January, we set out to design a toy that would inspire young girls to pursue science, technology, [...]
For Father’s Day, we asked women entrepreneurs about their dads’ influence. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Alice Brooks, one of the co-founders of Kickstarter project Roominate, grew up visiting her father’s robotics lab and when she was young, she had her own saw so that they could work side-by-side. She built her [...]
“For all three of us, our favorite childhood toys developed the kind of the thinking that we ultimately used in STEM subjects later on.” By Alice Brooks, Bettina Chen & Jennifer Kessler (Founders, Maykah) We all had favorite toys growing up. But did you ever think about how those toys influenced who you are today? [...]