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Programs for Girls in Science
NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing Sponsored by Bank of America, the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing recognizes young women at the high-school level for their computing-related achievements and interests. Girls in Tech Engineer Your Life: a program for high school girls. Nerd Girls – Women Engineering Team at Tufts University National Coalition of Girls’ Schools Design Squad (WGBH, Boston) Girls Go Tech (Girls Scouts of America) Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ON THE AIR! Science Club for Girls (see their experiments that can be done at home) Braincake The Girls, Math & Science Partnership National Center for Women in Information Technology NCWIT Resource List Women Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology Science: It’s a Girl Thing PBS SciGirls Girlstart (Austin) and EYH Conference (April 2010) Great Science for Girls Women in Engineering ProActive Network Under the Microscope Gender Bias Learning Project MentorNet AAUW Science: It’s a Girl Thing (Facebook) Dot Diva/New Image for Computing (NIC) Initiative, sponsored by WGBH, Boston and the ACM Project W.I.S.E. at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) DIGITS: A Middle School Program Opening Minds to Math and Science Mind and Hand Alliance of the MIT Edgerton Center, a initiative to engage science and engineering graduates in K-12 education Women in the Information Age Cambridge Science Festival Sprouts, Somerville-based social design firm that creates and supports community-driven learning, teaching and investigation of science Girls’ Angle, a Cambridge, MA math club for girls Career and Mentor Kit (CAMKit) ProgramCAMKit™ Programs, a project of Sandpiper Creative, are effective, successful young women’s career exploration programs, custom-designed for your organization. CAMKit workshop leaders engage participants in creative, hands-on activities to encourage them to learn about a host of potential career paths. The Math Circle Rigorous enrichment courses for students ages 8-11; classes offered in Brookline and Boston, MA. instructables Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) stimulates critical and creative thinking skills and features both competitive and non-competitive activities in creative problem solving.
Waquoit Bay Science School: Women in Science WPI Summer Programs for Kids 7 to 17 Advanced Studies Leadership Program (Mass. Maritime/Cape Cod Collaborative) Parts and Crafts school vacation workshops and summer program in Boston and New York City U-Design Flight School, Electrical & Mechanical Gizmos, Robo-Alley Boston University Charles River Campus, July 12-16 and 19-23
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