Posts Tagged ‘Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’

From Girl Scout to Genetic Researcher

Posted by QUYNH-ANH LE DANG

When I reflect on my personal journey to becoming a genetic researcher, I think that my entire decade of preparing for post-secondary education was founded on the basis of one question: “How does that work?”

Girl Scouts taught me that …

A Slippery Slope: Area Nonprofits Collaborate to Address Summer Slide

Posted by Dr. Ken Helvey

Lauren Watts, a Plano area high school sophomore and Girl Scout Senior, aspires to enter the medical field. Eager to connect to an opportunity that would help her to better understand her desired profession, she signed up for a pediatric …

Developing the Technology Leaders of Tomorrow

Posted by Jenn Hulett

When I was in the first grade, I wanted to be a Girl Scout. Earning badges and wearing the uniform was majorly appealing to my six-year-old self. Unfortunately, my mother was putting herself through college during the day by working …

Narrowing the Gender Gap: North Texas Groups Empowering Girls in STEM

Posted by Isabella Couture

The popular phrase “breaking the glass ceiling” has brought awareness to the issue of gender inequality in the workplace, primarily with regard to upper mobility and pay. But, with stereotypes firmly in place, gender inequality also exists in terms of

Campfires, Camping Take Back Seat to Coding, Sciences at Girl Scouts’ STEM Center

Posted by Dave Moore

Campfires and Thin Mints are set aside for coding, astronomy, and physics at the Girl Scouts’ STEM Center of Excellence at Camp Whispering Cedars.

The center, which opens to the public this weekend, marks the Girl Scouts of USA’s …

$225K In Grants Aid DFW Nonprofits, Winning App Boosts School Security, State Fair Awards $600K in Scholarships

Posted by Lance Murray

GRANTS

NBC ENTITIES ISSUE $225K IN GRANTS TO 6 DFW NONPROFITS

NBC 5, Telemundo 39, and the NBCUniversal Foundation have issued a total of $225,000 in grants to six Dallas-Fort Worth nonprofit organizations as part of the first Project Innovation …

Capital One Marks 10 Years in Plano With Grants, STEM Education & a Look at the Future

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Capital One celebrated the 10th anniversary of its regional headquarters in Plano by awarding grants to 10 nonprofits and having dynamic speakers talk about empowering the next generation of engineers and scientists through education.

Peter Diamandis talked about the power …

ColorComm Dallas Joining in National Service Day

Posted by Heather Noel

The Dallas chapter of ColorComm will participate in the communications industry group’s first national day of service in observance of Women’s History Month.

This Saturday, the women professionals of color in communications, advertising, media, and marketing will partner with the …

Dallas Female Entrepreneurs Got Their Start With the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Posted by Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas

The Girl Scout Cookie Program has sparked the careers of millions of female entrepreneurs over the past 100 years.

When asked, more than half — 57 percent, to be exact — of Girl Scout alumnae in business fields credit the

Girl Scout Summer Camp Introduces Young Women to Pharmaceutical Careers

Posted by Mallory Houser

Fifteen-year-old Celeste Wang and 16-year-old Victoria Taylor aren’t afraid of a little competition from their fellow male classmates, especially when it comes to subjects like math and science.

“I actually like that more, the competitive nature,” Wang said. “I’m like, …