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XX Coders Summer Camp Flyer

We recently added held our annual XX Coders Summer Coding Camp and we had an amazing time! Our campers were able to enjoy captivating educational presentations, tech demos and inspirational speeches from successful females actively working in STEM-related fields....

Aditi Patil XX Coders Summer Camp Letter

We had such an awesome day today! Upon arrival the girls were greeted by their mentors as they took a seat and enjoyed two guest talks by Ms. Kathy Ziet from Canon and Ms. Debra Prywes. These amazing women took time out of their busy lives to come and talk to the...

The First Ever International LGBTSTEM Day

As a people, we’ve made vast improvements throughout our hundreds of thousands of years on this planet. We’ve developed complex languages to communicate a wide array of emotions; we’ve implemented various systemic structures in our individual societies in order to...

Charities To Donate To For Minority STEM Students

If you’ve read my previous blogs, then you’ll know that I’m a major supporter of STEM education initiatives, especially those that assist minorities in STEM. As someone who is infinitely fascinated by the possibilities of STEM, I am eager to do anything I can to help...

Tech Industries Are Donating to STEM Education

We are witnessing a technological revolution. We really on technology for a wide variety of reasons. From communication to travel and everything in between, technology is a mainstay in our society. So, it stands to reason, that tech companies have become incredibly...

XX Coders Donation Letter

Dear Friends and Supporters, With your help and support, I would like to raise money to host an all expenses-paid, two-week-long summer coding camp for high school girls in the town of Wyandanch. Wyandanch is an impoverished community, where education takes a back...

Why Don’t More Women Get Into STEM?

It’s one of the greatest questions that has plagued the industry for decades. It seems as if every year, we hear more and more about the amazing accomplishments of men in STEM fields, and less about women’s equally impressive successes. This mainly has to do with the...

Great Women In STEM

Last month, in honor of Black History Month, I decided to recognize a few of the fantastic African American women who have worked fearlessly to impact STEM fields. This month, I would like to do something similar in honor of National Women’s History Month. As a woman...

Important African-American Women In STEM

It’s no surprise that women have faced challenges in society. For centuries, women have been kept out of a variety of fields by men looking to increase their power. And while the plight of women has been stressful, it has been undoubtedly much more infuriating for...

Great Tools For Teaching STEM Subjects Pt. 1

Teaching any subject is an incredibly difficult skill; the teachers and professors of our education system are everyday, unsung heroes. One of the more difficult subjects to teach are those of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Seeing as how jobs...