As Team MISSion Innovation builds human-centered technology and takes action for the climate, let's fuel their progress. Remember when you were 17 and answer the question, "What advice would you give your 17-year-old self?"
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.
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.
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.
Experts to deliver lightning lessons during our two-day innovation marathon for the climate, MISSion Innovation, are announced. Our guests will give innovators insight on engineering design thinking, behavior change, climate science, and stereotype threat.