SCIENCE CLUB FOR GIRLS: IN THE NEWS

 

“Simmons Hosts Young Leaders in STEM”  Simmons College News, August 16, 2016.

Simmons College features a writeup of the showcase event for SCFG’s teen summer program, Young Leaders in STEM.


“Why Women, Hillary, and Humanity Will Prevail!”  Huffington Post, August 9, 2016.

In an ongoing series, SCFG board member Pradeep Aradhya discusses the fall of glass ceilings everywhere, imagines a “new world where gender will be incidental to opportunity and accomplishment,” and mentions SCFG as a key player in the leadership development pipeline for women in STEM.


“Science Club for Girls Hires First Development Manager”  Mass. Nonprofit News, July 21, 2016.

Mass Nonprofit News highlights our growth and capacity building through the hire of Terina-Jasmine Alladin as our first manager of development and communications.


“Will Many Of Our Kids Go To Space?”  Huffington Post, March 24, 2016.

SCFG board member Pradeep Aradhya blogs about the growing teen space and rocketry movement, including his recent visit to SCFG’s rocket team practice launch (with photos of our girls!).


“The Power of Authentic STEM Experiences for Girls” Microsoft New England blog, March 22, 2016.

Science Club for Girls’s own Teen Program Manager, Gina Varamo, featured as guest blogger on Microsoft New England’s website.


 

“Is Gender Diversity In STEM Workforce Possible Without K-Leadership?”  Huffington Post, March 10, 2016.

SCFG highlighted as a leading nonprofit helping solve the gender and diversity gap in the STEM workforce.


 

“Cambridge club encourages girls to pursue S.T.E.M. careers”  Cambridge Chronicle, December 31, 2015 (print) and January 7, 2016 (online).

Front page coverage of SCFG’s programs, highlighting leadership of corporate volunteer mentors.


 

“Longstanding nonprofits offer lifelong lessons to Cambridge students” Cambridge Chronicle, December 12, 2015.

Cambridge Public Schools superintendent Dr. Jeff Young highlights Science Club for Girls in a two-part op-ed on strong partnerships between CPS and local nonprofit organizations.


“OpenView Venture Partners and Code.org Team Up to Bring Hour of Code™ to Science Club for Girls During Computer Science Education Week”  PRWeb, December 7, 2015.

Article about SCFG’s partnership with OpenView Venture Partners to expand computer science opportunities for girls and students of color through Code.org’s “Hour of Code” international event.


 

“Campaign Seeks Donations To Fund STEM Mentorship Program” Harvard Crimson, November 17, 2015.

Coverage of SCFG’s #STEMtoShine crowdfunding campaign to support Junior Mentor program.


 

“Companies boost efforts to market products linking girls and science” Boston Globe, September 6, 2014.

Our teen participant and executive director discuss what consumer companies can do to dismantle gender stereotypes.


“12 STEM Resources For Young Women” Information Week, August 6, 2014.

 


“5 ways to make an impact on Boston’s youth through the tech and arts communities” Beta Boston, July 4, 2014.

ONEin3 chose to highlight Science Club for Girls in its lineup of nonprofits making an impact within the “STEAM” Community (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) in greater Boston.


“Women put startup savvy to work for charity” Boston Globe, February 24, 2014.

“It’s extraordinarily powerful to feel like you are contributing to organizations and people who are really effective at making change in the areas you care about.”


“Mystery of the Missing Women in Science” New York Times, September 2, 2013.

Our executive director offers her insights in this piece on facts and factors that keeps girls and women from choosing and staying in the sciences.


“Female Teens Ready for Rocket Launch Competition” Women’s e-news, May 10, 2013.

Our rocket team is one of fewer than 10 all-female teams in the nation to qualify for the 2013 Team America Rocketry Challenge.


“New Volunteer [Campus] Organization Empowers Females in Science” The Heights, April 7, 2013.

“The club would allow women in the sciences the opportunity to translate what they learn in the classroom to those who need it most.”