Dare 2 Think BIG!

[Reblogged from the Anita Borg Institute’s Blog “Anita’s Quilt” by Ruth Stergiou] When I was growing up in the UK, attending an academically oriented all girls grammar school, it slowly began to dawn on me that girls did not have access to the same educational opportunities as boys.  While my school offered a rigorous curriculum […]

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STEMconnector: Million Women Mentors

March is National Mentoring Month and Women’s History Month, in honor of these events Dare 2B Digital would like to share the wonderful work of STEMconnector®. In January, STEMconnector® launched the Million Women Mentors initiative to support the engagement of one million women (and men) in the STEM fields to serve as mentors by 2018. The goal […]

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Guest Post: Punam Nagpal

I had the opportunity to spend a day at the Dare 2B Digital conference as a volunteer. Keynote speakers Julia Laudauer, NASCAR driver and Corinne Chan, COO Chictopia.com were very inspiring. They shared their journeys, what kept them moving ahead and how they followed their dreams using technology. Julia mentioned that one time she thought […]

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Guest Entry: Nadia Wohlfarth

I was thrilled to participate in the Dare 2B Digital conference yesterday as a panelist.  I really liked having a mix of researchers and educators on the panel and enjoyed the discussion about whether there should be changes to the high school curriculum to include computer science courses or just more efforts around after-school programs. One […]

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Dare 2B Digital Conference to Showcase STEM Solutions for Young Women March 1st

Discover exciting careers in computer science and electrical engineering SAN CARLOS, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 – Imagine learning to program a video game, build a robot and design a mobile app – all in one day! Join us at the 5th annual Dare 2B Digital Silicon Valley Conference (#d2bd14), Northern California’s premier learning event for […]

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Truth or Dare

[Reblogged from the Brocade Community blog] never enjoyed playing ‘Truth or Dare’ when I was young – I wanted to avoid the truth but wasn’t willing to take on the dare. Today, while some may shy away from the stark truth about teaching our middle school students, especially young women, about science, technology, engineering, and […]

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STEM’s Bright Future

Sparking discovery at Dare 2B Digital We thank guest contributor Anita Rao for sharing her experience at this year’s event and express our deepest thanks to Symantec for their support as a corporate partner. This was my 4th Dare 2B Digital conference. Every year, I am amazed at the improvements made and the impact the […]

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