You Are Your Daughter’s Number #1 Influence in Science & Math
Pretty Brainy Supports You in Giving Her a Healthy Edge
Girls in Pretty Brainy use STEAM – science, tech, engineering, art + design, and math – to enrich the community through service learning and teaching, mentoring younger students, leading their own classes, and inventing devices that improve life for others.
With Pretty Brainy, girls are building platforms for college admissions and scholarship awards to further their dreams.
Our next opportunity is MISSion Innovation: Girls. Innovate. Real. Life. Situations. Registration is open now. Sign up today. Space is limited (really).
MISSion Innovation is high school and college women innovating for sustainable cities and communities, locally and globally. This growth experience will be at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, April 14-15, 2018. With overnight space to support 24 hours of innovation. The opportunity will include mentoring, insight from inspired professionals, and gaining STEAM skills and soft skills to match.
How you see your daughter affects her now and tomorrow. Your perspective shapes her perspective – on science, on math, and on herself.
This IS What STEM Looks Like! A Resource for Parents, Teachers and Caregivers
Free from the Women’s Foundation of Colorado, This Is What STEM Looks Like! is a comprehensive guide to STEM programs in Colorado. Highlighted programs, including Pretty Brainy, are designed to give girls the equitable learning opportunities they need to be self-sufficient and successful in the 21st century. The guide is compiled and edited by Dr. Violeta Garcia, former STEM director, Colorado. Learn more and download your free copy today.
When Learning Respects Girls as Problem-Solvers and Thinkers, They Gain the Experience They Need to Succeed
Did you know that computational thinking is a top skill desired by employers today? And yet, in 2016 just 51 high school girls in Colorado took the Advanced Placement Computer Science A Exam, the exam that tests computational thinking. Fifty-one: the number is fewer than one-half of 1% of all high school girls in the state. Unfortunately, numbers from other states are comparative.
Our new Fact Sheet of Learning Outcomes is available now. Download
It’s a one-page read that outlines information on what girls need to succeed – academically and professionally – and why gender gaps that hurt our girls continue to persist. It’s an overview of what you can do to make an academic difference in your daughter’s life.