Teaching Girls That They’re Brilliant Starts With the Parents

We can teach our girls early on that they can and are brilliant. But how? Well, it starts with the parents. By Mariah Loeber; Crossposted with permission from Fem-S.T.E.M. A bit of a depressing study came out claiming that by age six girls didn’t think they were as brilliant as their boy counterparts.  This being said, it’s […]
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10 Influential Women in STEM from Across the Globe

We're still celebrating Women's History Month, even though here at SheHeroes we celebrate ground-breaking women all year long! So why not celebrate with us by sharing the stories of 10 women from across the globe that are transforming the STEM fields.       1. Maryam Mirzakhani is helping us understand the complex mathematical relationships that govern twisting and stretching […]
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These “Beyond Curie” Posters are Perfect For Your Classroom

This poster initiative is built on the idea that scientists and designers need to be brought together in order to help the world better understand science.
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3 Feats By Aviator Bessie Coleman in Her Career

Bessie Coleman came up with the idea to fly after seeing WWI pilots making headlines, but her brothers weren’t convinced she could do it.
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#HerStory 45: Alice Paul by Maggie Marconi

Maggie Marconi, historian and museum professional, shares the story of one of the most infamous leaders of the American Woman’s Suffrage movement, Alice Paul. In addition to her work as an American suffragist Paul was a fierce feminist and dedicated women's rights activist. Not only was she the main leader and strategist of the 1910s […]
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Election Day

Happy Election Day, one of the most fantastic days of the year. Though technically August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, Election Day each and every year is the day we have the  best opportunity to celebrate the passage of the 19th amendment, the Woman Suffrage Movement Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This year though it […]
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Review: Powered By Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting Youth Activists

It seems there’s no end to parenting books on the typical logistics of parenting-- disciplining, educating, feeding, sleeping, etc. But there is a serious lack of books that truly show adults how to teach the young women in our lives how to be good citizens and activists. Lyn Mikel Brown's Powered By Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting […]
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#HerStory 29: Eleanor of Aquitaine by Ashlie Jensen

Historian Ashlie Jensen talks about the life of Twelfth Century Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. This podcast is a syndication of The #HerStory Podcast, which tells the stories of 50 historical women, not through names and dates of textbooks, but through the voices of contemporary women. Hear elected officials, academics, mothers, filmmakers, authors, activists, CEO’s, and […]
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Mothers Love STEM

Inspiring Mothers in STEM Some of the most successful women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, have also been mothers. Many were also supported and encouraged by their own moms. Today, even more mothers are encouraging their daughters to break new ground in STEM fields. In honor of these women we bring you the stories of three mother-daughter […]
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When the LEGO Friends Comic Went Viral: An Interview with Illustrator Maritsa Patrinos

Cross-posted with permission; by Dr. Rebecca Hains A comic titled “LEGO Friends” recently went viral, striking a chord with people by humorously pointing out that girls don’t need a separate line of LEGO toys. No, no—girls just need better female representation within existing LEGO sets: I was so taken by how well this cartoon encapsulates so many parents’ and advocates’ […]
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