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Girlstart Featured on CNN.com

Austin, Texas (CNN) — “Historically, the tech industry has not been especially hospitable to women. In 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor released a list of the 20 leading occupations of employed women. None of them was in the technical field. That same year, only 3% of the CEOs of Fortune 500 companies were women, according to the National Center for Women & Information Technology.”

Read what Tamara Hudgins our Executive Director has to say in the full article here!

March 21, 2011 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

SXSW.edu panel on STEM Education for Girls

As part of the new SXSWedu program – a two-day series of panels on education
and technology hosted by the Texas Education Agency and South by Southwest
– Girlstart Executive Director Tamara Hudgins will participate in a panel
specifically geared to addressing issues around STEM (science, technology,
engineering and math) education for girls.

The panel, “Collaborating and Communicating to Engage More Girls in STEM,”
was organized by Tricia Berry of the Texas Girls Collaborative Project, and in
addition to Hudgins, will include representatives from UTeachEngineering and
the Austin Children’s Museum. Hudgins will not only elaborate on innovative
ways in which Girlstart has developed STEM education for girls, but also plans to
address the importance of furthering STEM education for girls.

WHEN:
Wednesday, March 9, 4:15 p.m.

WHERE:
AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center, 1900 University Avenue
Classroom 107

ON-SITE CONTACT:
Phil West, 512.769.3838 (cell/text)

March 9, 2011 at 9:35 am Leave a comment


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