Alexandra Roumeliotis, a 17-year-old high-school senior from San Francisco, California, is working to inspire girls and minorities in computer science through her organization, The Coding League, which hosts engaging workshops across the globe. SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Each year, there are more than 500,000 computer science jobs posted but only 43,000 Americans graduate with a […]

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A new study explores a strange paradox: In countries that empower women, they are less likely to choose math and science professions. OLGA KHAZAN   FEB 18, 2018 Though their numbers are growing, only 27 percent of all students taking the AP Computer Science exam in the United States are female. The gender gap only grows […]

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IMAGE: APPLE BY NICOLE GALLUCCIJAN 22, 2018 Apple CEO Tim Cook and Nobel Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai are working together to ensure girls around the world receive a proper education.Apple announced on Sunday it’s becoming the first Laureate partner for The Malala Fund,  Yousafzai’s philanthropic organization. In the role, Apple will be working to support […]

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As the country grows rapidly, new initiatives are working against a host of obstacles in the hope of keeping young women in school. Students study for classes at a government school on the edge of the Thar Desert. Kim Palmer / The Hechinger Report LIZ WILLEN    OCT 16, 2017 JAISALMER, INDIA—Once a year, the history lecturer […]

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