Girl Scouts to the Rescue! The Girl Scouts- Western Oklahoma are doing their part to make sure young ladies are engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) education. The Girl Scouts organization has been around Oklahoma since 1935, and is mainly known to many of us for the great
On this past Saturday, February 23, 2013 girls from around the OKC Metro area came to celebrate National Pretty Brown Girl Day. Pretty Brown Girl Day was created in 2010 by Sheri and Corey Crowley. They decided to share this simple yet, powerful message to encourage girls to be happy
Twenty mother-daughter teams spent the day working on hands-on science at STEM Saturday for Mothers and Daughters at Gordon Cooper Technology Center. “I want to be a mechanical engineer, but chemical engineering sounds fun and interesting too”, said 10-year old Laura Farris of Shawnee. Click here to read the whole story!
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — According to the Girl Scout Research Institute study Generation STEM: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, though a majority of today’s girls have a clear interest in STEM, they don’t prioritize STEM fields when thinking about their future careers. This
The Academy announces STEM education initiatives with the U.S. Department of State and the Girl Scouts of the USA. Posted 12/15/2011 NEW YORK, December 15, 2011- On December 10, the night the 2011 Nobel Prizes were presented in Sweden, as well as the centennial of Marie Curie’s 2nd Nobel Prize,
Published Online: January 5, 2012 Sophomore Valerie Luong, center, and Kelly Wong, right, take part in an ice breakers exercise, part of their Techbridge program at Arroyo High School in San Lorenzo, California. Techbridge is an after-school program for girls that focuses on science and engineering. —Ramin Rahimian for Education
By Debby Venable Oklahoma STEM Ambassador I recently read an article in PARADE, you know, the supplemental piece in your local newspapers, that caught my attention. Lawrence H. Summers, President of Harvard University, sparked a BIG controversy when he stated that women lacked the ability to excel in math and