Press Archive 2006-2009

Quick Facts

Why Science Club for Girls? History and background
Who do we serve? How? Where? Fact sheet on our community and programs
Why teach science and engineering? Fact sheet on STEM education

In the Press

Press Releases

(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).