Category: STEM

Why do girls ROCK at FIRST Lego League?  Because there are so many different ways they can use their strengths to shine. One of my favorite volunteer activities is judging FIRST Lego League (FLL) competitions.  This past weekend I judged a competition where the top trophy, the Champions Award, was awarded to an all-girls team, The Care Bears.  These winning 9-12 year …

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Category: Girlpreneurs, STEM

**Exciting Update***  Kylie’s company has developed a very promising partnership with CJ Projects, the makers of the Pillow Pet which has sold hundreds of millions of dollars of their product in a single year. The CJ Projects designers are busy working on a  prototype! We’ll keep tracking this to share updates.** When we think of new mobile devices, phones come to mind.  But …

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STEM

Category: Girlpreneurs, STEM

  There’s a lot of work that goes into a successful Kickstarter campaign, but it all starts with a great idea.  Yellow Scope, rigorous science kits for girls, was successfully funded on Kickstarter at the end of 2014.   I spoke with co-founders and scientists Kelly McCollum and Marcie Colledge to get the origin story of their STEM business idea. BG: Your …

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