Serving girls in the United States & Canada with intensive, holistic, long-term programming that treats each girl as an individual, your investment will help bring the Girls Inc. Experience to more girls, whose needs are not currently being met with a deep level of support. Across the U.S. & Canada, Girls Inc. is providing real solutions to the unique issues girls face. The Girls Inc. Experience consists of people, an environment & programming that together empower girls to succeed.
People with disabilities are severely underrepresented in science and engineering fields. For over 25 years, Entry Point! has been recruiting and screening students with disabilities and strong academic records, and giving them paid internships at some of the nation's strongest, most competitive research agencies and companies, from NASA to Microsoft. We've placed more than 600 individuals over the years, and 85% have gone on to become working scientists.
Iridescent is a science and engineering education nonprofit that inspires young people to solve big problems by developing their curiosity, creativity, and perseverance through building hands-on engineering and technology projects. Your support enables us to create our own "Science Superheroes" through providing a high quality STEM education to thousands of children worldwide and empowering them to think like engineers and scientists.
DIY Girls is partnering with Society of Women Engineers collegiate chapters to mentor and inspire underserved girls. Our program allows young girls to learn about STEM careers in a hands-on way from young women who are currently pursuing engineering degrees. Through mentorship, girls will complete creative engineering projects and will learn about what the experience of women studying engineering is like directly from college engineering students.
US2020, a national initiative of Citizen Schools, transforms everyday science, technology, engineering, and math professionals into STEM Superheroes, capable of changing the trajectory of STEM education in America. With the power of the US2020 Platform, STEM professionals engage in high-quality STEM mentoring with underserved and underrepresented students. STEM Superheroes work with students in hands-on projects that create moments of discovery and inspire students to pursue a STEM career.
Mouse (www.mouse.org) is a national nonprofit that empowers youth to create technology with purpose. Our Green Tech course turns students into sustainable technology leaders in their community. With our hands-on, interactive projects, youth learn about renewable energy by building generators and turbines, and make recommendations to improve the technology carbon footprint at their school!