Tag Archive: Techbridge

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    by Angie Chang

    Role Model: The Most Important Job You’ll Ever Have

    Kids are eager to hear about your personal hobbies, family, friends, and pets as well as your work.

    By Linda Kekelis (Executive Director, Techbridge)

    What is more frightening – having to present a PowerPoint to your manager about the merits of you leading a new project, or getting in front of a classroom of 30 sixth-graders and talking about why your job should interest them? If you are like most of us, you didn’t get training in college or on the job on how to effectively present to youth. If you want to be an effective role model, you may need some guidance, whether you are new to outreach or have years of experience.

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    by Angie Chang

    In A Room Of 25 Engineers, Only 3 Will Be Women. Let’s Change This.

    20% of women with math and science degrees work in a related field.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Girls are smarter than boys, the infographic below states. Studies show that at an early age, girls are smarter than boys.

    But girls question their ability, losing confidence and self-esteem from elementary years to their teens – even into college.

    20% of female computer science students question whether they should be there. Then – only 20% of women with a degree in math or science even work in a related field. So when we ask, “Where are the women in the maths and sciences?” – now