Posts Tagged ‘STEM Center of Excellence at Camp Whispering Cedars’

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 …

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 …

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 Get Financial Boost for South Dallas STEM Camp

Posted by Heather Noel

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas has received $11.5 million in financing to continue transforming South Dallas’ Camp Whispering Cedars into a living laboratory for science, technology, engineering, and math education. 

Capital One gave $2 million in federal New Markets Tax …

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 …