April 26, 2017 — GeekWire — “By age 6, kids already think boys are better than girls in programming and robotics”
There’s a lot of effort to attract women to the computer sciences at universities and the workforce. But to shift technology’s gender imbalance we might need to focus on a younger crowd. Much younger — like 6-year-olds. For the first time, research from the University of Washington shows that by fir...

April 11, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report — “‘Ignite My Future’ Aims to Change Learning”
Using extracurricular activities and after-school programs to pique students’ interests in science, technology, engineering and math careers is a common trend. An initiative, “Ignite My Future in Schools,” takes a different approach by encouraging teachers to incorporate STEM activities into their d...

May 10, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report — “Students Shouldn't Live in STEM Deserts”
More than ever, a high-quality math and science education is the foundation for opportunity … Yet, we as a nation continue with a familiar pattern in which access to high-quality STEM learning is unevenly distributed. Millions of students across the country live in what we call STEM deserts – school...