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Young Black Women Making Strides in STEM

February is when we take the time to remember and celebrate the significant accomplishments made by Black people throughout history. Black women, in particular, are responsible for so many advancements and inventions throughout history. Alice Ball is responsible for...

Perks of Learning to Code

For those working in the world of computer science or web development, knowing how to code is an essential skill. But, those who aren’t planning to pursue a career in these fields may feel that there’s no reason for them to learn to code. They may also feel...

How to Relieve Stress During Finals Week

Finals week is one of the most stressful times of college. There’s so much that needs to be done, and there’s often very little time left to do it. As deadlines approach, it’s easy to let the stress get the best of you, to the point where you feel as though you’re...

How Universities can Support Women in STEM

Getting more women involved in STEM is crucial to the success of those fields. However, many women feel discouraged by the lack of women they see in STEM careers and feel that it isn’t an option for them. Colleges can help reverse this opinion and inspire more women...

Major STEM Discoveries Made by Women

While in recent years has there been a push for more women to work in STEM fields, there have been women working and making discoveries in these fields for decades. Women have been behind many of the major findings in science and mathematics, though they’re often not...

How to Increase Gender Representation in STEM

A new study by female geoscientists and engineers looks deeper into the problem and offers solutions on closing the gap. Women are interested in the STEM field; women make up 53 percent of science undergraduate and masters students around the world and 43 percent of...

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...