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News from world of girls/women in tech July-Nov 2012. For latest content, visit www.scoop.it/u/ITU
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Women in Technology - A busy few weeks but inspiring and fun ! - Jane Lewis's Weblog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Women in Technology - A busy few weeks but inspiring and fun ! - Jane Lewis's Weblog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
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NASA Introduces G.I.R.L.S.: Woman to Woman Online Mentoring for Lucky, Science Interested Tweens

NASA Introduces G.I.R.L.S.: Woman to Woman Online Mentoring for Lucky, Science Interested Tweens | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
NASA's G.I.R.L.S. initiative is so new they haven't even really finished designing their homepage.
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Report: How California women, girls are faring

Report: How California women, girls are faring | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
California women have made significant strides in recent years, obtaining college and graduate degrees at a higher rate than men, for instance, but they still lag their male counterparts when it comes to leadership roles, earning power, and...
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DP teacher Mr. McKee is honored for supporting women in technology

DP teacher Mr. McKee is honored for supporting women in technology | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
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Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Blog: Motivating girls to get into STEM

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Blog: Motivating girls to get into STEM | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
"It's young people like you that make me so confident that America's best days are still to come," President Barack Obama said as he addressed the young scientists assembled at the White House. President Obama's address was delivered via video.
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Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates Progress - CBS Seattle

Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates Progress - CBS Seattle | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week.
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Girls explore math, science, and engineering | SeacoastOnline.com

Girls explore math, science, and engineering | SeacoastOnline.com | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
STRATHAM — More than 195 young women in Grades 6, 7 and 8 got career aspirations this past weekend after tinkering with electronics, programming robots and making their own version of Silly Putty.
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Women in STEM: Interview with Professor Lesley Yellowlees, first female president of Royal Society of Chemistry

Women in STEM: Interview with Professor Lesley Yellowlees, first female president of Royal Society of Chemistry | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Last year, the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) elected their first female president in 170 years. Professor Lesley Yellowlees is presently Vice Principal and Head of the College of Science and Eng...
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Engineering Education “Today in History” Blog: Founding of the National Center for Women in Information Technology

Engineering Education “Today in History” Blog: Founding of the National Center for Women in Information Technology | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
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U.S. Women in Computing: Why Isn't It Getting Better? | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM

U.S. Women in Computing: Why Isn't It Getting Better? | blog@CACM | Communications of the ACM | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
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Real education, real empowerment

Real education, real empowerment | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
The Women's History Month that ended Saturday was themed "Women's Education - Women's Empowerment." A worthy goal, but not the reality for many young minority women, particularly those in...
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Graced by a Conference » Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Graced by a Conference » Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
This article was originally printed in the Dalhousie University Faculty of Computer Science Magazine, Winter 2012 By Leah Brown, 3rd year Dalhousie...
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Recruiting and Supporting Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers

Recruiting and Supporting Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Gender bias in STEM fields inhibits many talented women and girls from entering STEM careers, which keeps the U.S. from remaining economically competitive in the world.
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WOMEN: Computer scientist but no geek

WOMEN: Computer scientist but no geek | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
A pioneer in computer science is encouraging more girls to join the field, writes Meera Murugesan...
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More than cheers, girls in STEM fields need mentors and sponsors | STEMinist

More than cheers, girls in STEM fields need mentors and sponsors | STEMinist | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
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Fighting Stereotypes One Day At A Time

Fighting Stereotypes One Day At A Time | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
In a sea full of software engineers, I stick out like a sore thumb. So much, in fact, that I often need to clarify what I'm doing in a crowd of Silicon Valley's tech elites. The biggest red flag? I'm female.
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Highlights - CU Students Inspire Middle School Girls to Consider Careers in Science

Highlights - CU Students Inspire Middle School Girls to Consider Careers in Science | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
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Girls in STEM: A New Generation of Women in Science

Girls in STEM, featuring young women scientists and engineers who wowed the President and the nation at the White House Science Fair in February, shines a sp...
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School in Tennessee provides support to minority girls in STEM

School in Tennessee provides support to minority girls in STEM | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Women are still poorly represented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, despite efforts made over the years in overcoming barriers. A recent report by Girl Scouts of ...
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Can we achieve equality in ICTs for women and girls?

Can we achieve equality in ICTs for women and girls? | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
In recent years there has been a growing focus on promoting ICTs among women and girls. This post discusses some of the challenges and suggests possible remedies.
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Infographic: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math — TransportationYou

Infographic: What Girls Say about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math — TransportationYou | Tech Needs Girls archive | Scoop.it
Great infographic regarding The Girl Scouts Research Institute's recently published study titled Generation STEM: What Girls Say About Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
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