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October 2014

Convention Fever!

It’s time for the Girl Scouts of the USA triennial national convention, and again this year, as in Houston in 2011, Techbridge will have a booth in the Hall of Experiences. The 2014 convention is in Salt Lake City, and the Exhibit Hall opens Thursday October 16th and runs through Saturday October 18th. Techbridge will be in Booth 704 with our Girls Go Techbridge programs-in-a-box on display....

Words Matter in The Middle

Did you watch ABC’s #TheMiddle this week? It’s my favorite comedy on TV, with smart, poignant writing about family life in Middle America. Season six, episode three aired on prime time Wednesday, October 8, and a minor plot line mentioned engineering. In my role at Techbridge, I’m training Girl Scout volunteers to facilitate hands-on engineering activities in their troops, to spark girls’ interest in science and engineering careers in their futures, so naturally my ears perked up....