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Role Model Profile: Jen Pearce

“Very empowering,” is how Greater Seattle role model Jen Pearce describes the Techbridge Girls’ afterschool program....

Role Model Profile: Denise Cook

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....

Teen Girls from Oakland Take Maker Faire Bay Area by Storm

The San Mateo Event Center is abuzz with preparations for “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth” and a group of teen girls from Oakland are proud to be among exhibitors like Intel and Barnes & Noble hustling to get their booth ready. Gates open wide on Friday, May 20th for Maker Faire Bay Area, and Oakland high school girls who have learned engineering and coding in Techbridge’s after-school programs will be among the Makers showing....

Virtual Reality, Laser Cutter, and Pizza: Techbridge Girls at Bassetti Architects

This spring, twenty-five Techbridge girls from Madrona Elementary School visited Bassetti Architects, a Seattle design and architecture firm founded in 1947. The company has a long-standing relationship with Highline Public Schools, having designed Raisbeck Aviation High School only a few years ago, a project led by Principal Emeritus Marilyn Brockman. After being introduced to several female designers....