New 60 Minutes  segment focuses on young girls and science

A CBS 60 Minutes segment on March 3 focused on new efforts to get girls to love computer science and other STEM subjects at a very young age. One of the people featured, Hadi Partovi, the founder of Code.org, a non-profit that aims to teach computer science to all American students, said that “to increase the number of women in tech, the focus needs to begin well before women enter the workforce.” Continue reading

AWESOME leaders say what they want, hope, and envision for women between now and the NEXT International Women’s Day

The focus of the 2019 International Women’s Day on March 8 is building a gender-balanced world. In honor of the global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women – as well as marking a call to action for accelerating gender parity – AWESOME asked members of the community to contribute their thoughts. Continue reading