Part of our mission statement with the girls is to ensure they “Change the World.” Amy Poehler’s website amysmartgirls.com does an amazing job empowering girls all over the globe. There are boat loads of inspirational stories celebrating girls who are “Changing the World.” I wonder who will be the first moxie Girl featured by Amy Poehler.
DigiGirlz, a Microsoft YouthSpark program, gives middle and high school girls opportunities to learn about careers in technology, connect with Microsoft employees, and participate in hands-on computer and technology workshops.
Tech jobs are among the fastest growing in the country, yet girls are being left behind. Girls Who Code was founded on a single mission: to close the gender gap in technology.
LITAS For Girls doesn’t just teach girls to code they teach them to code with a purpose. LITAS aims to mold girls to be the next generation of leaders in CS + STEM, with both creativity to come up with game-ideas and the skills to implement them.
Drone Girl is the web, drone flying persona of Sally French. She is a southern California nativie, journalist, and “geek girl,” who loves drones. Sally was was also named one of Fortune Magazine “4 top women shaping the drone industry.” She is also a Moxie Girl mentor.
Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Adriana Gascoigne founded GIT in 2007 to create a support framework to help women advance their careers in STEM fields.
Made with Code comes from our friends at Google. A lot of the research we have collected came from this website which inspired the creation of Moxie Girls. Moxie Girls is basically an extension of Made with Code with three turbo shots from Starbucks. Do you want to create your own Emoji? Do you need some more inspiration from amazing mentors? Maybe styling is your thing? Not hooked on the notion of a coding party? Maybe you want to see how computer scientists at Pixar create those life like visuals characters in the movie Inside Out. This is your your go to for everything that makes computer science awesome.
Engineergirl.org provides a little of everything for our girls. It has a lot of inspirational stories from female engineers all over the world, it has a ton of information on available programs for females, scholarships, camps, and my favorite thing is a current writing competition they are hosting right now (Engineering and Animals). This aligns perfectly for our Animal Allies season.
Greenlightforgirls.org is a site dedicated to the mission of encouraging girls of all ages and backgrounds in science, math, engineering and technology.
Women@NASA includes a collection of 64 videos and essays from women who contribute to NASA’s mission in many different ways. Their stories illuminate the vibrant community of dedicated women employees who play a vital role at the agency. You’ll hear stories of women overcoming almost every obstacle imaginable to pursue their dreams and make a difference in the world. We hope that these stories will inspire girls everywhere to reach for the stars and explore the myriad of opportunities available to them through pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Sheplusplus.org works to empower underrepresented groups in technology by dismantling negative stereotypes surrounding technical careers. We aim to dispel the misconception that computer science is not a career for women and minorities by rebranding what it means to be a technologist.
wisecampaign.org inspires girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).