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Sweatpants & Equality | Girls Learning Code Day

November 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Why get girls (and boys!) interested in STEM fields? Because according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, STEM occupations are growing at 17%, while other occupations are growing at 9.8%. STEM degree holders have a higher income than non-STEM degree holders, even if they’re not working in their field. Because it’s job security – it is clear that most of the jobs of the future will require an understanding of math and science. [...]

Personal Essays | Sports Shaming

September 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

For most of my adult life, I’ve endured the rolling eyes, condescending remarks and even name-calling from “real” men who can speak sport fluently. To be a “real” man, one needs to know players’ names, numbers, stats, injury history, salary, what round they were picked in during the draft, and be able to recognize their girlfriend or wife when the camera shows them sitting in the stands watching the game. I know none of these things. [...]
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