It’s probably ultra fitting that we’re able to share our latest recordings from the Ask an Expert webinar series today, as news of the Nobel Peace Prize going jointly to 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai (the youngest-ever recipient) breaks.
“Why is my daughter so strong?” Malala’s father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, asked in a TED talk this spring. “Because I didn’t clip her wings.”
In her Oct. 1 presentation on Growing Girls in STEM, Camille Sloan-Schroeder addressed the lack of female representation in STEM positions, offering perspective on growth mindset and how girls’ achievements and interest in STEM are directly impacted by their environments. She offered FLL as a solution because, as she said, FLL is STEM.
A lively question-and-answer session followed here:
Camille was eager to share her Engaging Girls in STEM Presentation Research, including links to the resources she mentioned.