Posts Tagged ‘Girl Scouts’

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 …

Bush Library Explores First Ladies’ Role as Social Changemaker in New Exhibit

Posted by Lance Murray

A new exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the campus of Southern Methodist University gives a view of how first ladies have influenced policy, politics, and social change throughout history.

The exhibit “First Ladies: Style …

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, …

Girl Scouts Team Up With RoughRiders For STEM Learning

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

More than 1,000 girl scouts learned the science of baseball at the Frisco RoughRiders’ Dr Pepper Ballpark Saturday.

The second annual Covering the Bases of STEM program encourages students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and math education.

From the kinetic …

Girl Scouts’ Dallas Camp Refocuses on STEM Education

Posted by Heather Noel

GIRL SCOUTS’ STEM CAMP IN SOUTHWEST DALLAS HOLDS FIRST PROGRAMMING


The moment had arrived.

A group of Girl Scouts gathered around a roller coaster track fashioned from polyethylene foam. One girl held a marble at the top of the track …