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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.

2012 | By: New York Times

Computer Science Takes Steps to Bring Women to the Fold

Computer science is one area in which female presence relative to men is static or even shrinking. Some experts say that factors driving women away will eventually drive men away as well. What does this mean for the future? View External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Anna Simmons

Tags: STEM, Technology

2012 | By: Judith Gal-Ezer & Chris Stephenson

Computer Science: Teacher Preparation is Critical

This paper reports on the research and recommendations of the CSTA (Computer Science Teachers Association) Teacher Certification Task Force, and addresses the crisis in computer science teacher preparation and certification. Primarily, this paper focuses on the Task Force's recommended models for teacher preparation and certification in computer science. View External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Anna Simmons

Tags: Gender, Formal Education, Technology, Girls/Women

2011 | By: Alejandra León Castellá

Promocion de mujeres y chicas en C&T a traves de Centros de Ciencia y Programas de Popularizacion

Invitacion para enviar contribuciones sobre los esfuerzos en la region latinoamericana para 'promover a las mujeres en la ciencia' a traves de programas para ninas, jovencitas y mujeres. La informacion se incorporara al panel 'Promoting Women in Science Across Cultures: The Contribution of Science Centres' a realizarse durante el Sexto Congreso Mundial de Centros de Ciencia (6SCWC) del 4 al 8 de setiembre, 2011, en Ciudad del Cabo. Consultar el vi­nculo para conocer el modo de enviar las contribuciones. View External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Derlly González González

Tags: Program Model, Gender, Hispanic/Latino, Informal Learning/Education, Technology, Girls/Women

2010 | By: Kaiser Family Foundation

Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8- to 18-Year Olds

A Kaiser Family Foundation StudyView External Website


Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Cheryl Juarez

Tags: Research-Report, Identity, Media, Technology

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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