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Encouraging girls to envision themselves in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math by providing free customized STEM-motivational ebooks and other goodies!
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Barbie book about programming tells girls they need boys to code for them

Barbie book about programming tells girls they need boys to code for them | Girls & STEM Learning | Scoop.it
Barbie wants to be a computer engineer, but she can only design games—boys have to develop them.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos to Encourage Girls in STEM

Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos to Encourage Girls in STEM | Girls & STEM Learning | Scoop.it
Looking for ways to engage girls in science, technology, engineering and math? Edutopia's VideoAmy has collected resources and videos that offer inspiration for supporting girls in STEM.

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Solving Hidden Problems: The Struggle To Remove Barriers To Girls Education Globally

Solving Hidden Problems: The Struggle To Remove Barriers To Girls Education Globally | Girls & STEM Learning | Scoop.it
How global leaders and groups are removing barriers to women's education and entrepreneurship worldwide.

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University of San Francisco's curator insight, November 21, 2014 5:57 PM

Thomas Nazario is an attorney and Assistant Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law. His expertise lies in the fields of Community Civic Education, Children’s Rights, Family Law, Civil Rights Litigation, Education Policy, Human Rights and Economic Justice, particularly as they relate to women and children worldwide.
 

Professor Nazario has authored four books on children’s rights including the nationally acclaimed, In Defense of Children. These publications have made him a recognized expert on the legal rights and problems of children in America. He has appeared on CNN, Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, the Today Show, and the Tom Snyder Show, as well as dozens of other television and radio programs while, at the same time, serving as a consultant to law firms throughout the country litigating cases involving children who have been abused or neglected, the subject of an intense custody battle, lost in foster care, or injured or killed as a result of someone’s negligence.

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Thomas Nazario is an attorney and Assistant Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law. His expertise lies in the fields of Community Civic Education, Children’s Rights, Family Law, Civil Rights Litigation, Education Policy, Human Rights and Economic Justice, particularly as they relate to women and children worldwide.
 

Professor Nazario has authored four books on children’s rights including the nationally acclaimed, In Defense of Children. These publications have made him a recognized expert on the legal rights and problems of children in America. He has appeared on CNN, Oprah Winfrey, Larry King, the Today Show, and the Tom Snyder Show, as well as dozens of other television and radio programs while, at the same time, serving as a consultant to law firms throughout the country litigating cases involving children who have been abused or neglected, the subject of an intense custody battle, lost in foster care, or injured or killed as a result of someone’s negligence.

Crista K. Banks's curator insight, September 29, 2015 12:03 AM

Finally! An article that not only talks about the struggles and barriers in girls education globally, but also talks about ways to break down the barriers and shares some of the programs other countries are implementing. The topic of equal access to education for girls on a global scale is indeed daunting, however when organizations start sharing ideas and implementing projects, things start to happen. 

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The Power of Teaching Girls to Code | Girls Who Code

The Power of Teaching Girls to Code | Girls Who Code | Girls & STEM Learning | Scoop.it
The Power of Teaching Girls to Code. Sep 25, 2013 | The Atlantic Cities | Press. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that by 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs in computer science. But American universities are on track to produce ...
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Games the key to girls’ STEM education

Games the key to girls’ STEM education | Girls & STEM Learning | Scoop.it
Northeastern’s graduate campus in Seattle kicks off a new initiative that uses video games to promote STEM education for girls.
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