Your ISU Historians: Girls' STEM Business

Primary tabs

Program Type:

History/Genealogy

Age Group:

Adults

Program Description

Program Details


 

Topic: How Google, Microsoft, and Amazon All Got into the Girls' STEM Business: Movements to Open Science and Engineering to Young Women

Speaker: Dr. Amy Bix

 

For centuries, Europeans and Americans had defined science and technology as masculine territory. But the last six decades have brought a revolution permanently reshaping the culture of twenty-first-century science, engineering, education, and childrearing. This talk traces the rise and impact of our modern "girls' STEM movement," today's multi-million dollar, international campaigns by schools, government, non-profits, and corporations, all encouraging more young women to enter STEM.

Join this Zoom event by clicking the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86137694082?pwd=ajhzUmViQlJWaTM3UTNrS3hJWWxCUT09

 

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Iowa State University Department of History.


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.