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E-Textiles and Girls in STEM: Sew a Basic Circuit

“Sew a Basic Circuit” is a tutorial for girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering + math), particularly the students of Textiles + TechStyles, the latest STEM of Fashion Design™ course from Pretty Brainy. Students may reference the video as they forge ahead with constructing their prototypes.

For Girls in STEM, Parent Enthusiasm Trumps Schoolwork

The girls were creating technology, and their parents were publicly gushing over the results: this alone may do more for these girls’ interest in STEM/science, technology, engineering and math than anything else that will unfold for them in their K-12 education.

Make a Graffiti T-Shirt: Pretty Brainy STEM Workshops Bring Together Art with Science + Math

What I love about introducing the Graffiti T-shirt to Pretty Brainy STEM workshops is the added control each designer will have over her finished product. Each girl will have the latitude to be creative while controlling the details of her design direction in a relatively short amount of time.

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Nine Reasons to Celebrate International Day of the Girl

Posted on October 11th, 2012 by in Learning + Teaching, Life & Culture, Look Who's Pretty Brainy, News, STEM

With patience for problem-solving, ’tween girls work through advanced math. Check out the winners of the Pretty Brainy math game, “Dress for the Party.” Winners received Pretty Brainy stickers and girls’ T-shirts.

Pretty Brainy Wins Big with ’Tween Girl Empowerment at Math Carnival

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by in Basic Fashion, Life & Culture, Look Who's Pretty Brainy, So Geeky It's Hip, STEM

Girls’ Fashion Goes in Hand with Mathematics On March 19, 2012, Preston Middle School in Fort Collins, CO, held their annual Math Carnival involving booths from students and yours truly, Pretty Brainy.  Each booth had a different math-related game that students could play using tickets purchased at the door.  Aside from showing off their latest […]

To Honor Babe’s 100th Birthday, Get Moving: Professional & Economic Benefits of Fitness & Why Babe Didrikson Zaharias Is Unforgettable

Posted on June 28th, 2011 by in Life & Culture, Look Who's Pretty Brainy, News

We’ll remember the drive to win that Didrikson exemplified — yes, she would brag about how she was going to win, but she was relentless about training and never failed to back up her big-mouth pronouncements. The morning after a given victory she would resume training. She would drive golf balls until after dark and her hands were bloody on the grip.

Educating Girls of All Ages on Aggression and Violence Is the Work of Woman of Vision Honoree

Posted on July 21st, 2010 by in News

“The biggest thing I learned is this: ‘You are not going to die because you don’t have the love of a man. Love of self is far greater than the love of any other human being.’” — Pamela Cook, 2010 Woman of Vision Honoree