Tagged: girls

How your daughter’s future doors may already be closed by the time she is six - Nano Girl

Michelle Dickinson Mar 17, 2017

Imagine you are reading a story to a child; the story goes something like this:   “There is one person at work who is really, really smart. They can figure out how to do things quickly, they come up with answers much faster and better than anyone else.  Now imagine telling this story: “There is one person at work who is … Read More

New Zealand women in STEM – talented and diverse - Curious and Curiouser

Victoria Metcalf Feb 19, 2016

We have a plethora of talented women in diverse STEM-related careers within New Zealand. Profiling some of these incredible women on the web is one aspect of the Curious Minds initiative. Supporting those women who enter into a science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM career is just as important as using those same women as positive role models for … Read More

Science is a Girl Thing! ? - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jun 24, 2012

The European Union has funded a campaign to get more women involved in science. The general consensus on the blogosphere is that it has completely missed the mark and patronising, not only for women, but also for science. Check it out yourself http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g032MPrSjFA Maybe the advertising team involved are so used to dealing with superficial and visual images they … Read More