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The Girls RISEnet resource catalog is a dynamic listing of crowd-sourced research and resources on engaging girls in engineering. Registered members of girlsrisenet.org can contribute resources through the "My Account" link above. If you are not a member of the site, please contact us to submit or suggest an addition.

2013 | By: Gabriela A. Gonzalez

Hermanas Facebook Page

"Hermanas: DiseƱa Tu Futuro" is a STEM outreach program for under-represented middle and high school girls. Its mission is to increase the number of underrepresented female students choosing to go to college by inspiring them to pursue an education in a STEM field. This is a program originated by Intel Corporation in collaboration with the Maricopa Community College District and Portland Community College. Please join us on Facebook to learn more about this program and connect to valuable resources.View External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Gabriela A. Gonzalez

Tags: latinas, STEM, girls, engineering, Hispanic, latina, middle school, high school, outreach, K-12, education

2013 | By: National Academy of Engineering

How Engineers Can Make a World of Difference

The National Academy of Engineering has created How Engineers Can Make a World of Difference: Sustainability, interviewing female bioengineer Dr. Frances Arnold from Caltech on some of the grand challenges facing engineers today.View External Website


Region: S South Atlantic

Contributor: Ta-Shana Taylor

Tags: multimedia/virtual, engineering, STEM, careers/workforce

2013 | By: eduTOPIa

Learning STEM Skills by Designing Video Games

Texas 10-year-old Rhys uses Gamestar Mechanic to program and create worlds to play in, learning valuable skills in science, technology, engineering, and math along the way. In this video, you can see how he learn STEM skills by designing video games.View External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Jina Kim

Tags: Engineering, MultiMedia/Virtual, Informal Education

2013 | By: US Department of Energy

USDOE Laboratory Equipment Donation Program

The Laboratory Equipment Donation Program (LEDP), was established by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to grant surplus and available used energy-related laboratory equipment. Participation in the LEDP is limited to universities, colleges, junior colleges, technical institutes, museums, or hospitals, located in the U.S. and interested in establishing or upgrading energy-oriented educational programs in the life, physical, and environmental sciences and in engineering is eligible to apply. An energy-oriented program is defined as an academic research activity dealing primarily or entirely in energy-related topics. Application reviews and grant awards are performed on a first-received, first-qualified basis.View External Website


Region: S South Atlantic

Contributor: Ta-Shana Taylor

Tags: engineering, laboratory, museum

2013 | By: US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Architecture and Engineering

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics published the Occupational Outlook Handbook 2012-13. This handbook offers salaries, degrees needed, and descriptions of each career. This chapter focuses on Architecture and Engineering. Published March 29, 2012.View External Website


Region: S South Atlantic

Contributor: Ta-Shana Taylor

Tags: workforce, careers, engineering

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Science Central's Ms. Tech Camp

With support from a Girls RISEnet Minigrant, Science Central, a hands-on science center in northeast Indiana, partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Urban League, as well as the general public, to host our first ...Read More

Privacy Policy | The Girls RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) National Museum Network is funded by Grant No. HRD-0937245 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Human Resource Development, Research on Gender in Science and Engineering Extension Services (GSE/EXT) Program. Project collaborators include the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and SECME, Inc. The project seeks to increase the capacity of science centers and museums to interest girls from underrepresented populations in the engineering sciences