Tag Archives: engineering

5Qs with Martha Tejada From IEEE

At South by Southwest this year we had the opportunity to meet and chat with Martha Tejada, Digital Community Manager at the Institute of Electrical… more

Help create more Latina engineers, fund DIY Girls Summer Camp

DIY Girls is working to bring more Latinas to STEM careers, and they need your help. The non-profit organization is currently running an IndieGoGo campaign:… more

6 reasons to donate to DIY Girls

DIY Girls is a non-profit aimed at helping girls become excited about engineering before they hit junior high and encourage them to become engineers and… more

Tijuana could be Mexico’s Silicon Valley

There was an interesting piece recently that underscored how Tijuana, and the Mexican state of Baja California, is becoming a center for tech innovation. One… more

STEM majors profitable for Latino students

A study in Research in Higher Education found that, “majoring in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) proves to be the most profitable for minority… more

Working to bring diversity to Silicon Valley

TechCrunch published an interesting interview with Laura Weidman Powers, one of the founders of CODE2040, a non-profit working to match: high performing black and latino… more

Profile of Luz Rivas, engineering educator

There was a really cool profile of a Latina engineer in STEMinist this week, Luz Rivas currently works as an engineering educator at Iridescent. She… more

Geena Davis, UN: “Tech Needs Girls”

Actress Geena Davis, who founded the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, as named as a special envoy to the United Nations to promote… more

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