In the Press
- Science Club for Girls award from Motorola’s Innovation Generation grant (August 2009) noted by Mass High Tech (link above) and massnonprofit.org link
- Honoring Catalysts For Girls’ Science Education (May 2009)
Roxanne Palmer from Xconomy reports on our Catalyst Award and 15th anniversary celebration.
- At Science Club for Girls, confidence a key element (May 2009)
Sandra Larson from the Bay State Banner visits our clubs and speaks with our alum, volunteers and executive director.
- Harvard dean to receive Science Club for Girls honor (May 2009)
Dr. Evelynn Hammonds is recognized for her vision for gender equity and diversity in the scientific and academic enterprise.
- Executive Director and participants of SCFG help unveil SCIENCESuisse exhibit at Boston Logan Airport (March 2009)
- Girl-focused organizations in Cambridge receive United Way funding (October 2008)
“Today’s Girls…Tomorrow’s Leaders” initiative invests in quality girl-focused programming to address inequalities that create barriers for girls
- TEACHING SCIENCE, BUILDING CONFIDENCE, TURNING THE TIDE (May 2008)
Terri Rutter shares with Misstropolis readers how the tiered mentoring structure of our program contributes to our girls’ success
- Needham’s Olin College students partner with girls’ science club. (February 2008)
7th and 8th graders and their mentors at our Newton site talk about their experience building Rube Goldberg machines.
- Club expands formula getting girls in science (September 2007)
Science Club for Girls and alumnae Jessica Holbert were featured in this Boston Sunday Globe article by Janice O’Leary
- Science Club for Girls Boosts Self-Esteem (September 2007)
The Newton Club’s efforts and kick-off event were featured in a Daily News Tribune article
- SCFG members promote use of energy efficient light bulbs (February 2007)
King Open participants were interviewed in this WBZ news segment
- Beakers, Not Barbies: Science club offers gratis career development for girls (November, 2006)
Science Club for Girls and Executive Director, Connie Chow, were featured in this Cambridge Chronicle article
- Rubber Blubber (Fall 2006)
Science Club for Girls was a featured 2005-2006 grant recipient in the Boston Women’s Fund’s Fall 2006 Newsletter
- Genzyme Encourages Workers to Volunteer (July 2006)
Science Club for Girls participants were featured in photographs accompanying this article
(April 9, 2008) Cambridge-Based Science Program Announces First Annual Awards Ceremony
Science Club for Girls to present Dr. Lydia Villa-Komaroff, Chief Executive Officer of Cytonome Inc., and Ms. Judy Ozbun, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at the New England Healthcare Institute (NEHI), with CATALYST Awards.
(April 9, 2008) Fun with Families: Science Club for Girls makes and gives Mini Science Kits
Science Club for Girls will create 1000 mini science kits to give away to families and children.
(Nov. 15, 2007) A Partnership to Inspire Passion for Science in Young Girls
Science Club For Girls Receives $25,000 grant from The Boston Scientific Foundation.
(Nov. 14, 2007) Science Club for Girls and Motorola Champion the Innovation Generation
SCFG receives $15,000 grant from Motorola Foundation.
(Oct. 10, 2006) Science Club for Girls Presents Miz Wizard’s Science Secrets
History of women in science in the 20th century comes alive for younger generations, through stories, videos, slides and demonstrations.
(Dec. 6, 2006) Minority Female Educators and Scientist Discuss Ways to Improve Science Achievement for Minority Girls
How do community expectations inspire girls, and in particular minority girls, to view success in science and engineering as something that is within their grasp and desirable? Why are mentors important? What does mentoring mean? Who is a mentor? These questions will be addressed by prominent educators, researchers and Science Club for Girls Junior Assistants at our December Community Forum.
(Aug. 8, 2006) Innovative Science Program for Girls Selects New Executive Director
The future of women in the sciences received a boost this summer with the appointment of Connie Chow, Ph.D., as the first Executive Director of the well-respected Science Club for Girls (SCFG).