STEM

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.
Students watching robots (Courtesy of PARC)

Getting youth engaged in STEM education and Africa’s future

Events like the Pan-African Robotics Competition in Senegal are encouraging more African youths to study science, technology, engineering and math.
Smiling girl sitting in classroom (Courtesy of the Valley Catholic)

Teen’s ‘breathtaking’ device makes science fair history

Her low-cost device can diagnose five lung diseases and won her school a scholarship. See what's behind her design and ahead for this inventor's future.