Girls in STEM: A New Generation of Women in Science

Girls in STEM, featuring young women scientists and engineers who wowed the President and the nation at the White House Science Fair in February, shines a spotlight on these extraordinary young role models and their exciting projects — ranging from a machine that detects buried landmines, to a prosthetic hand device, to a lunchbox that …

Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace

Today, October 7, 2011, is Ada Lovelace Day, a┬ácelebration of women in technology, engineering, mathematics, and science. A day for all the geek girls out there. Yes you. You are beautiful and smart and talented. We love you and the work you do. Now, here is the life-story of the woman we celebrate. Augusta Ada …