In a new article titled, "Inspiring Girls with STEAM Power and the Model Renaissance Man," the journal Interesting Engineering brings together the virtual reality work of Two Bit Circus, Leonardo da Vinci, and a new book by Pretty Brainy founder, Heidi Olinger.
Need fresh ideas for reducing your carbon footprint? Guest blogger Skylar Johnson worked with the MISSion: Innovation leadership team of high school and collegiate women to compile a list of top products to adopt for living a more sustainable, carbon-conscious life.
In fall 2018, one college senior used Pretty Brainy as a platform for researching the STEM gender gap and girls' math self-efficacy. Among the things girls confided: "You don't know you need this [kind of program]." See the research findings and more of what girls have to report.
"The amount of female brain power in the room for MISSion Innovation was energizing, and the experience taught me more than a few math equations or a couple of scientific principles," writes Madzie B. Learn how the experience took her beyond her comfort zone.
MISSion Innovation, a 24-hour innovation marathon, is the latest service learning program from Pretty Brainy. The program is designed to bring young women together to innovate new solutions for a real-world problem, greenhouse gas emissions, with a real client.