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10/05/2021 - 10:25am
International Day of the Girl is October 11, 2021 This year's theme is "Digital generation. Our generation." While the pandemic has accelerated digital platforms for learning, earning and connecting, some 2.2 billion people below the age...
10/04/2021 - 2:57pm
Contributed by Anita Krishnamurthi and Andrea Lattanner, National Girls Collaborative Board Members Professional networks and mentoring have long been acknowledged to play critical roles in helping people progress in their careers. “Old...
09/17/2021 - 2:45pm
When I read about the Brite Program in an email from the NGCP in the spring of 2021, I was torn – after a year filled with online programming due to the pandemic, would girls be interested in participating in yet another online program?...
09/17/2021 - 2:09pm
Contributed by Bella Shuler One of the biggest questions that any high school student or near college student faces is, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” For some, that is a simple question to answer, but for the majority, it is...
06/23/2021 - 7:18am
Contributed by Jennifer Breslin As we come to grips with still emerging repercussions of the pandemic, we are learning more about the impact on women in STEM careers, as well as the consequences for girls of existing disparities in access...
06/22/2021 - 1:56pm
Contributed By Varshini Odayar I was around six years old when I traveled to my father’s ancestral village in Tamil Nadu, India, and came across the Deva Kirubai Social Help Association (DKSHA), home to nearly eighty orphans. Here, I...
03/11/2021 - 4:21pm
Contributed by Anna Sun Hey! I’m Anna, a sophomore at MIT studying computer science. I grew up in Canton, Michigan, and though my schools were relatively diverse, I became painfully aware of the deeply embedded gender bias created by...
03/04/2021 - 3:43pm
Virtual Exhibition and Social Media Movement by talkSTEM Contributed by Dr. Koshi Dhingra The talkSTEM nonprofit organization is thrilled to partner with the National Girls Collaborative Project on Her STEMlens, a virtual exhibition...
02/08/2021 - 3:21pm
Contributed by Suzi Taylor Ever since joining the National Girls Collaborative, I’ve been fascinated by the core activity of collaboration networking. It’s typically the most highly rated aspect of our collaboration forums….to the degree...
11/18/2020 - 3:57pm
Contributed by Jennifer Hartsell Stockdale Tired of being cooped up during the pandemic? Hop on board for Destination Space and learn about binary code, the universe, and women’s contributions to science. Six months into a global pandemic...