It’s time for high school students to register for MIT’s annual Splash program, a very special learning experience for students. Splash is held once a year on a weekend in November and students descend on MIT’s campus in Cambridge, MA to take a whole host of fascinating and intriguing classes on all kinds of subjects.
Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology by teaching computer science to girls in grades 3-5 and 6-12. Girls Who Code holds free coding clubs for girls throughout the U.S. during the school year. Members receive instruction from volunteer instructors in computer science, including project-based activities
I love to spread the word about MIT’s annual Splash program because it is such an incredible learning opportunity for high school students. Splash is held once a year in November on a weekend and students descend on MIT’s campus in Cambridge, MA to take fascinating and unusual classes about all kinds of subjects. This
I want to make you aware of an awards program open to high school girls who are active and interested in computer science and technology. The Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) offers both a national and regional competition to increase young women’s participation in computing nationwide. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their
According to the National Women’s Business Council, women-owned businesses account for 36% of all privately-held, non-farm companies in the U.S., up 27% from 2007. These statistics are positive and encouraging; however, it is commonly known that women lag behind men in the number of tech startups created and key technical roles held in companies. With technology being
It’s time to let your kids know that MIT’s very popular Splash weekend for high school students is open for registration. MIT sponsors Splash every November on its campus in Cambridge, MA and over the course of a weekend, high school students have the opportunity to take a wide variety of really interesting and unique
Coding clubs for girls. Great idea, right? For girls who like to code or for those who might be interested in learning to code, I want to introduce you to the Girls Who Code program, a non-profit organization that sponsors FREE coding Clubs around the country and teaches computer science to middle and high school girls.
Do STEM internships for high school students really exist? The answer is “Yes, they do!” While you may think that internships are only intended for college students, it is possible for industrious, mature, and motivated high school students to secure internships in the fields of technology, engineering and science. While high school internships are not
MIT will be running its popular MIT Splash program for high school students November 21 and 22 on MIT’s campus in Cambridge, MA. This annual program is similar to MIT Spark, a program for middle school students that runs each spring. My daughter and her friends have attended the Spark program the past two years and
It’s no surprise that girls thrive when they’re part of a robotics team. The extremely popular FIRST Robotics program appeals to girls not only for the robotics and engineering experience gained but because it allows them to work in a team-oriented environment. Having worked with many engineers over the years, I am keenly aware of