Listen to women from across the Administration tell the stories of their personal heroes across the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Presented by The White House’s STEM program.
Because of Katrin Puetz, German scientist, along with Yodit Balcha of Ethiopia and Mariela Pino of Chili, women and children won’t have to carry heavy loads of firewood anymore; they can carry lightweight biogas in a backpack. Learn more about their project.
Mercando is CEO of Ringly, a smart-ring accessory. Learn more about her and her product at Ringly.
Listen to girls and women working with code at Google’s Made With Code site. If girls are inspired to see that Computer Science can make the world more beautiful, more usable, more safe, more kind, more innovative, more healthy, and more funny then hopefully they will begin to contribute their essential voices. As parents, teachers, organizations, and companies we’re making it our mission to creatively engage girls with code.
Bartik was hired as one of the original six programmers of ENIAC, the first all-electronic, programmable computer. She joined Frances “Betty” Snyder Holberton, Kathleen McNulty Mauchly Antonelli, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Ruth Lichterman Teitelbaum and Frances Bilas Spence on this unknown journey. © 2011 Computer History Museum. Girl Power Night. Read more from Walter Isaacson on The Women of ENIAC.
Yoon is a Korean-American sound artist who “explores the connection of sound to the subliminal.” Her instruments of choice range from the human voice and ancient Tibetan singing bowls to walkie talkies and kitchenware and her past theatrical productions include a musical adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s “The Wind Up Bird Chronicle.” © 2013 Bora Yoon.
Pamela Z is a San Francisco-based “electrodiva” working with experimental extended vocal techniques, operatic bel canto, found objects, text, and sampled sounds. © TED.
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle recalls her fascinating encounter with a humpback whale. © National Geographic 2014.
Oregon State University’s Margaret Burnett, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has been a pioneer of women in Computer Science since she started her career in 1971. © Daily Edventures 2013.
Read more about her expertise on her OSU Profile page.