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Ways To Make Your Daughters ‘Techie’

Ways To Make Your Daughters ‘Techie’

This is a homemade Plinko machine…complete with hand-crafted prizes. To play, you simply fork over 50 cents to my 11-year-old son and he hands you a Dixie cup with three tokens. (If you ask nicely, he might throw in an extra token.) I’m not showing you this picture to show off his work, although I’m certainly proud […]

Focus On Retention of Girls And Young Women In Education Systems IN Mauritius

Focus On Retention of Girls And Young Women In Education Systems IN Mauritius

The education of girls and young women should cease to be an eristic matter subject to controversy or disputation. The African Renaissance can only be built on the conviction that the story of African girls and young women should no more be narrated sotto voce. The Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and […]

When You Train A Woman, A Generation Is Out Of Darkness

When You Train A Woman, A Generation Is Out Of Darkness

From a very young age, Obianuju “Uju” Anene has always had the ambition of being an accomplished engineer, not afraid or shy to take on the challenges that came with it. “One of the reasons I chose engineering was that when we were young, my mom made a rule for us to only choose careers […]

‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom

‘Hidden Figures’ Curriculum Brings Film’s Lessons To The Classroom

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced Monday that it’s partnering with nonprofit Journeys in Film and the USC Rossier School of Education to offer a curriculum guide with lesson plans based on the film. “Hidden Figures” is based on the true ― yet previously little-known ― story of three of the first black “human computers” […]

‘Hidden Figures’ Is Already Inspiring More Girls To Go Into STEM

‘Hidden Figures’ Is Already Inspiring More Girls To Go Into STEM

At a pre-SAG Awards celebration for “Hidden Figures,” actor Aldis Hodge told The Cut that the film seems to have already gotten more young girls interested in pursuing careers in STEM fields. “We’ve already seen that effect happen nationally,” he said, at a brunch on Sunday. “We’re constantly doing panels for STEM and STEAM (Science, […]