When a STEM Summer Camp Changes Your Life
Latina women are severely under-represented in STEM fields. In the U.S., only 3% of science and engineering masters , and fewer than 1% of PhD’s , are awarded to minority women. Our Chicas STEM camp is changing that for girls like Roxy.
The Empowerment of a Chica
Briana was painfully shy when she was little. As a bright student in elementary school, her inability to speak up for herself was affecting her learning. But when she began Chicas, things started to change.
Getting To College As a First-Generation Latina
Daniela and Isbeidy are cousins who grew up living two very different lives. But, they both have the same goal — to be the first person in their family to go to college.
Briana refused to give up. Now she’s giving back.
Briana crossed the U.S.-Mexico border when she was six years old. She’s one of our Chicas Youth Facilitators and is on a mission to empower Latina girls.
As a bilingual student, school is anything but easy.
Yolanda grew up bilingual, and as a young child she struggled to pass tests that were in English. But now she’s building an airplane about to graduate as the valedictorian of her class.
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