Tag: STEM

2021 Calendar Features Women in STEM as Princesses

By WYSK Girls don’t need to choose between being a scientist and being a princess… because being brilliant in STEM and wearing lipstick are not mutually exclusive. This is the message Reinvented Magazine and Beauty and the Bolt, two nonprofits on a mission to make science, technology, engineering and math more accessible and engaging to girls, are aiming to deliver through a 2021 calendar they’ve…

Epic Queen CEO Receives Innovators Under 35 Award

BY ENTREPRENEUR STAFF Ana Karen Ramírez , founder of Epic Queen , is recognized by MIT Technology Review magazine with the Innovators under 35 (IU35) award , which places her as one of the brightest minds in Latin America for her work in empowering girls and women with training in STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). Each year, the magazine owned by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology…

Why We Need More Women in STEM and How AI Could Help Us Get There

Recently, Dr. France A. Córdova, director of the National Science Foundation, gave a presentation at the U.S. Council on Competitiveness meeting in Washington, D.C. She holds an extraordinary record of accomplishment and has made a tremendous impact on academia and the U.S.’s scientific community. Córdova is also the youngest person — and first woman — to serve as Chief Scientist at…

Creators for Good: Karlie Kloss Inspires Young Girls in STEM

Between walking the runway and promoting her latest gig as the new host of Project Runway, Karlie Kloss is the ultimate role model for young girls looking to pursue careers in STEM. Back in 2014, Kloss became interested in the ways that technology influenced the fashion industry. From there, she took her first coding class and the rest is history. A year later, she launched Kode…

Corinne Warnshuis Empowers Women With “Girl Develop It”

Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that provides opportunities for women to learn software development. Launched six years ago in New York City, Girl Develop It now operates in 53 cities nationwide. Corinne Warnshuis, executive director of Girl Develop It, spoke about the organization’s development and weighed in on women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Olivia Deng: What do…