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Role Model Profile: Denise Cook

Philanthropy Generates Girl Power

The shared belief that women and girls can be the solution to challenges currently facing families, communities and the economy is what connects the Women’s Funding Alliance with partnering organizations and individuals striving for greater access, knowledge, and support for women and girls. Here at Techbridge, we know first-hand how critical it is to have dedicated funders and supporters of girl-centric programs both locally, nationally, and beyond.

Summer Family Science Activities

Summer is in full swing, so it is the perfect time to turn to science, engineering, and technology activities with your kids. You can get them excited about science, help them retain what they learned during the school year, and do something fun together! There are lots of resources out there for great activities and lessons, but here are some of our favorites to get you started:

DC Year in Review, Part III: This is What School Partnership Success Looks Like

If you’ve worked in and around schools in DC, you have heard a common refrain, “Principals aren’t invested in community programs. It is hard to get their attention.” Not true! At each school Techbridge school partner site, we have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the Principals....

DC Year in Review, Part II: From the Field to the Sky: Pushing the Limits of STEM Education

At Techbridge, we know that learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom. That’s why we schedule at least two field trips at each of our school sites throughout the year. Introducing girls to science, technology and engineering careers, and a variety of jobs, these field trips include Role Models from the host organization, both men and women, who welcome the girls to their workplace and provide a hands-on activity to reflect the work conducted there....