PrimaProductions, inventor of the ZipHer, has chosen Pretty Brainy as its holiday 2016 nonprofit partner. In choosing Pretty Brainy, PrimaProductions honors “the women of tomorrow” by donating 10% of holiday sales to Pretty Brainy.
Teen entrepreneur Bee Pettner says, "Pretty Brainy’s Textiles + TechStyles™ was about solving a local problem using design thinking. The problem I wanted to try to solve is how many kids get sick from the common cold each year. My solution is simple." See how Bee is turning a simple solution into a tech start-up.
Meena Balgopal is an Associate Professor of Science Education in Biology. She studies how students (K-12 and undergraduate) make meaning of natural and physical sciences through reading, writing and speaking experiences.
Why Wait for Adulthood? These Girls in STEM Are Philanthropists and Entrepreneurs Influencing the World Today
Most aren't old enough to drive, but these teens are building entrepreneurial cred today. One is forming an LLC around how to stop the public spread of germs.
"My favorite day of Pretty Brainy," writes Madeleine B., "was when we learned how to solder. . . . It probably will become a very useful skill if I pursue my dreams and become an aerospace engineer." Find out why Madeleine says soldering and helping others are the best ways to spend a Friday night.