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Changing The Game for Girls in STEM

Girls of color are growing up in innovation hotbeds like Silicon Valley and Washington D.C., yet many never consider careers in science, technology, engineering or math ("STEM") due to lack of encouragement and opportunity. Meanwhile....

Techbridge Girls Visit Local NVIDIA Office

Earlier this month, fourteen Techbridge girls from Cascade Middle School visited the Redmond NVIDIA office to learn about science, engineering, and technology (SET) careers. The girls were welcomed by women in a variety of tech roles, such software engineers, visual effects artists, and applications engineers. These role models introduced the girls to some of the many technologies being developed at NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing. Several employees from other departments were also involved in the field trip. Chuck Scott, who set up tablets for the girls to use, recounted, “The employees of the NVIDIA Redmond office were honored to have the opportunity to share our experience and knowledge with the young ladies.” After the girls heard about the problems being solved at NVIDIA.....

Volunteers Bring Engineering (and Heart!) to Girls

For the last year, I’ve been co-leading a project, and its pilot phase is drawing to an end in August. What’s most delighted me about this project is meeting the volunteers who go the extra mile to create new opportunities for the girls they serve. The project—“Engineer Your Journey”—is a collaborative effort between Techbridge and Girl Scouts of the USA, funded by the Noyce Foundation. Using, Girl Scout volunteers.....

Founder and Leader in STEM Education to Step Down

The Techbridge National Board of Directors announces today that the co-founder of Techbridge, Dr. Linda Kekelis is stepping down as CEO/Executive Director effective December 18, 2015. They offer thanks and praise for her outstanding stewardship of the organization from its beginning....

An Inside Out Success: Techbridge Event at Pixar Raises Over $100,000