I was introduced to competitive student robotics seven years ago, when my fifth-grade son developed an interest with his friends. My daughter followed in those footsteps, and through their experiences, I saw how differently STEM is presented to and approached by boys and girls. I wanted to help level the playing field by making it easier for girls to develop a passion for STEM. I’d already built a space in my garage to coach kids about robotics, and I decided it was time to expand the effort so that more girls could get involved.
Often times, the Office Manager is on the front lines of a continuous battle between those employees who value convenience and those who prioritize environmental impact. From balancing the office’s budget to fielding all types of employee complaints, the Office Manager is almost always stuck between a rock and a hard place.
Today’s the day… Today’s the day when you make the choice, the choice to become what you wish, be the person you dreamt of – confident, successful and happy. From the minute we start secondary school the race to comply with society norms commences.
Women continue to be underrepresented in the technology industry. At the leadership level, just 5.2 percent of CEO positions are held by women. Research shows that we need to engage young women early through sustained efforts starting at the elementary school stage, and then in universities and workplaces to help level the playing field.