STEM

Graphic with "America celebrates Women's History Month" (State Dept.)

Women inventors you should know [video]

Meet inventors who have broken barriers in science and technology to create some of today’s common and critical inventions, including the refrigerator, solar home and data-processing software.
Girl with notebook leaping in front of scientific notations (State Dept./D. Woolverton)

Here’s a free poster that celebrates careers in science, math

More women are making their mark in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Take the leap and think about a career in STEM!
Movie scene showing crowd of women walking down hallway (© Hopper Stone/Twentieth Century Fox)

Science, math heroines are hidden no more

The movie "Hidden Figures" on women's unsung role in launching the U.S. space program now is inspiring female scientists and STEM advocates worldwide.
Illustration of a girl writing math equations on a blackboard (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Math and science have no gender

In most countries, boys are more likely than girls to excel in math and science. That is starting to change, thanks to a push by countries and educators.
Composite of illustrations of five women (Energy.gov)

5 brilliant women you should know

During Women’s History Month, we celebrate five brilliant women who made their marks in science, technology, engineering and math.
Girls working in a lab (YouTube)

Helping girls grow up to be engineers [video]

GoldieBlox — toys that combine construction projects and stories of a girl engineer named Goldie — foster spatial skills, and perhaps future engineers.
Five Lego figurines with NASA logo in foreground (Maia Weinstock)

Lego launches new NASA women figurines

The Danish company Lego announced that its newest set of building blocks will celebrate five women of NASA who took humanity to new heights.
Kathy Hochul at lectern ((© AP Images)

New York City banks on tech women

To get there, New York City is tripling its investment in programs for computer science students and hoping more women will sign up.
Five women wearing lab coats (Courtesy of L'Oréal USA)

Advice to girls from young women scientists

Women scientists get a boost from L'Oréal USA's For Women in Science grant, allowing them to continue their studies and mentor young students.