The latest findings suggest the decade-long effort to champion more opportunities for girls and women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math is gaining ground.
An all-girl robotics team from Fairfax County now has help paying for the trip to an international competition later this month, where they’ll represent Virginia and D.C.
It takes a good idea and a commanding presence to make a state committee listen intently this late in the General Assembly session. Kana Walsh, a middle school student from Montgomery County, may have that good idea.
Personal finance website WalletHub ranked all 50 states and the District for innovation, which it defined as information technology jobs and spending on research.
One woman who worked in the oil and gas industry for 15 years found a common issue among women in similar fields: there is no protective clothing that helps women “fit in” in industrial careers.
Their aim is to engender a sense of community and to inspire other girls to pursue their passions in these fields.
Lockheed Martin will offer on-the-spot jobs to up to 175 information technology professionals this weekend in D.C., but those who get the offer will have to prove themselves first.
Maryland Rep. Anthony Brown is scheduled to discuss a U.S. Army initiative to expose more young people to fields related to science, technology, engineering and math in national security.
A new D.C. middle school is preparing kids living in one of the city’s most underserved areas for a future in one of the world’s most in-demand fields.
Hundreds of high school kids from around the country competed in a simple task of physics: send two eggs 800 feet into the sky and get to land 41 to 43 seconds later in Fauquier County, Virginia, for the Team America Rocketry Challenge.
The secret to the best tasting mac and cheese doesn’t involve homemade pasta or expensive, artisan ingredients. It just requires some chemistry. Learn about the science of cooking and more at this weekend’s free USA Science and Engineering Festival.
Move over, circle time. At a day care center in Gaithersburg, Maryland, toddlers are tackling science projects — even learning how to make medicine.
George Washington University wants to train more STEM teachers to work in “high-needs” schools.
Some D.C.-area middle school girls spent part of their summer break building computer science skills, as part of a weeklong program at George Mason University.
There are more than 5 million job openings nationwide, according to the Department of Labor, and many of them are STEM jobs — science, technology, engineering and math careers.
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