Posts tagged “Girls in STEM”

Student Essay: Injustice Causes Girls to Lose Part of Themselves

Student Essay: Injustice Causes Girls to Lose Part of Themselves

Sitting on an icy concrete stoop, I’m curled over the book in my lap. I attempt to focus on the...

Girls’ Education is a Powerful Tool for Fighting Climate Change

Girls’ Education is a Powerful Tool for Fighting Climate Change

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which has played an important role in building greater environmental awareness....

No Doubt About It, We Need More Women in STEM

No Doubt About It, We Need More Women in STEM

The National Science Board reports the U.S. is a nation at risk if it does not develop more STEM talent....

A Critical Opportunity: The Value of Mentoring Girls

A Critical Opportunity: The Value of Mentoring Girls

When we ask girls what they want to be when they grow up—or perhaps more accurately, about “all the different...

PEP Talks Podcast: Research on Mentoring Girls

PEP Talks Podcast: Research on Mentoring Girls

Produced by NCGS, PEP Talks: Podcast on Educational Possibilities brings together experts in the education and healthy development of girls...

Girls’ School Graduates Have a Clear Edge Over Coeducated Peers

Girls’ School Graduates Have a Clear Edge Over Coeducated Peers

New research reveals graduates of all-girls schools have a definitive edge over their coeducated peers. The Higher Education Research Institute...

Why Girls’ School Students are Successful in STEM

Why Girls’ School Students are Successful in STEM

A recent study found that girls’ school graduates have higher levels of self-confidence in their science-related skills compared to female...

To Inspire Girls Today, Honor the Groundbreaking Women of History

To Inspire Girls Today, Honor the Groundbreaking Women of History

This weekend, one of the country’s preeminent computer scientists celebrates a birthday. Not Bill Gates or Larry Page. And not...

The Extraordinary Relevance of Girls’ Schools: Educating the “Missing Million” and the First Female President

The Extraordinary Relevance of Girls’ Schools: Educating the “Missing Million” and the First Female President

 “There has never been a better time to be female.” —Terri McCullough, Director of No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project,...

Women in the Philanthropic Driver’s Seat

Women in the Philanthropic Driver’s Seat

“It’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.”  – Oprah Winfrey,...

How Do Girls Learn Best?

How Do Girls Learn Best?

As a new school year begins, we’ve been thinking a lot about how girls learn best. In many ways, this...

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons to Attend an All-Girls School

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons to Attend an All-Girls School

The admissions season is coming to a close with families weighing their options. They are pouring over acceptance letters, evaluating...