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What Does a Manhattan College Engineer Look Like? (YouTube)
Check out this awesome video from Manhattan College on women engineers.

Gold Awardee, Natalie Gold Works to Close Gender Gap in STEM Careers (Girl Scouts)
8/14/2015 – My name is Natalie Gold. I’’ve been a Girl Scout for the past eight years, and I’m starting my junior year at Santa Monica High School. I became interested in coding after hosting a Made with Code party for Santa Monica Girl Scouts at my house, where we all coded bracelets. My high school didn’t have a computer science class or a coding class, so at the beginning of my sophomore year my friend and I started a Google Coding Club. (full article)

Nancy Grace Roman: “Mother of the Hubble”
Learn about Nancy Grace Roman who passed away in 2018, She surmounted many obstacles to be part of the team that developed the Hubble Telescope.  Dr. Roman was the first chief of astronomy at NASA and the first woman to hold an executive position there. She was instrumental in making the Hubble Space Telescope a reality.  (full article)

Introduce Girls to Engineering (AAUW)
AAUW study about the early barriers (lower expectations as an example) to girls and women in STEM careers. (full article)


AAUW Research Reports

Solving the Equation: The Variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing
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Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics