Engineering Design Thinking

Students Use STEM to Advance Climate Action at MISSion Innovation

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.

Guest Experts Announced for MISSion Innovation

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.

Three STEM Curriculum Outcomes for Parents, Teachers & Girls

"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.