FIRST Robotics 2014-2015 events scheduled

The FIRST Robotics mini tournaments will be held at the New England Tech East Greenwich campus.  The events will bring as many as 16 Rhode Island High School robotics teams to NEIT for all-day competitions. FIRST Qualifier Saturday 11/ 22nd, Snow day Sunday 11/23 FIRST Qualifier Saturday 12/6, Snow day Sunday 12/7 FIRST Qualifier Saturday  1/3/15, Snow […]

Girl Code: How Teens Are Breaking Barriers in the Tech World | TeenVogue.com

What can we do to help increase the number of girls that enter career paths that involve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers? Being a ‘techie’ doesn’t have to be for boys only. From Teenvogue.com: These days, most everyone is tech-savvy—from being up to date on the coolest gadgets to hopping around on social […]

How to Get Girls Into Coding – NYTimes.com

Girls can code too.  So why does there continue to be a gender gap when it comes to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers? Let’s change that! From the NYTimes.com: WHEN I was 7 years old, I knew the capitals of most major countries and their currencies. I had to, if I wanted to […]

Teach Coding to Girls Before Negative Stereotyping Starts – NYTimes.com

Why are less women choosing to enter computer science classes NOW, than in 1984?  Seriously?  According to the New York Times, there will be over 1 million jobs in computer related fields by 2020.  Let’s close the gender gap, beginning now. From NYTimes.com: It’s 1984 and you’re sitting in your college Computer Science class. You […]

Women Coders Featured on Today Show

The Today Show recently did a segment with Maria Shriver highlighting the benefits, and importance, of women and girls becoming involved in the IT field – specifically coding. Check out the entire segment below! Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy