The Grace M. James Academy for Excellence in Jefferson County is an Afrocentric, single-gender STEAM school designed to give middle school students from historically marginalized groups a different educational and social experience.
For Arushi Gupta, there's a specific goal in mind when it comes to her summer STEM camps for girls.
The University of Kentucky will host the Expanding Your Horizons Conference for middle school girls April 29 at UK’s Jacobs Science Building in Lexington. The conference will give girls the chance to meet STEM role models and gain exposure to opportunities in STEM fields. Parents and guardians who attend will get information on important topics such as planning for college. [...]
High school girls in Fayette and surrounding counties are invited to the Young Women LEAD (Leadership, Education and Development) Conference March 7 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. The conference is designed to inspire young women to believe in their qualities and strengths and to challenge them to believe in a higher level of personal growth and development. The conference [...]
Before a thing can be made, it has to be imagined. But in order to be tomorrow’s dreamers, today’s students need to have a sound backing in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
Educators concerned about the effect of the media’s representation of young men and women have an opportunity to explore this idea through the arts at a workshop March 19 in Lexington sponsored by The Girl Project. The workshop offers both EILA and professional development hours. Click here for more information. Girls in central Kentucky have an opportunity to participate in [...]
Students and their teachers learned about the possibilities for girls who are interested in mathematics with activities at the High School Mathematics Day for Women.
The Bluegrass Central branch of the American Association of University Women will host one of 10 national Tech Savvy programs, the association’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program for young women. The hands-on workshop for middle school girls in grades 6-9 and their parents will be held at Kentucky State University on May 17. The Bluegrass Central branch includes [...]