March 8, 2022
Science, Technology, and Innovation. A project of the Global Girls Collaborative and Futuristas.
International Women's Day
March 8, 2022
Collectively we can #BreakTheBias in communities, the workplace, and schools. This year's theme, “#BreakTheBias", is a call to action to confront gender bias, discrimination, and stereotyping in daily life, and to foster a more equitable and inclusive world, where difference is valued and celebrated. International Women's Day celebrates the social, political, and economic achievements of women while focusing the world's attention on gender inequities that demand action. Access resources to join an event and act in solidarity by sharing resources or a photo with crossed arms on social media using #IWD2022 #BreakTheBias. Learn more.
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Program Spotlight
{reprograma} is a social impact initiative that focuses on teaching programming to cis and trans women who do not have the resources and/or opportunities to learn programming. Founded in 2016 by three women, {reprograma}, works to address the gender gap in Brazil’s technology sector, through free training for underrepresented and low-income women and girls. {reprograma} offers women-centred bootcamps and learning methodology, including a free 18-week training bootcamp, which focuses on equipping participants with social and emotional learning competencies, and aims to foster communication and technical skills needed to succeed, in a job, in the tech sector. Google's English translation is available at {reprogram}
{reprograma} is a laureate of the 2021 UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education. Over 10,000 women and girls have participated in bootcamps, technical events, and hackathons. {reprograma} has plans to expand throughout Latin America.

"As our name infers, we are trying to reprogramme women’s mindset, so they believe in their skills and abilities and are equipped to deal with imposter syndrome.
- Mariel Reyes Milk, CEO and Founder.
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2022 International Women in Aviation Conference
March 17-19, 2022
Nashville, Tennessee
Conference will include professional development seminars, education sessions, exhibit hall, scholarship awards, and 2022 Pioneer Hall of Fame inductions. Learn more.
Toronto Womxn in Data Science Conference & Awards
April 27-28, 2022
The conference brings together womxn in academia, industry, government, and start-ups who use data science in their work. The conference has three streams: business, technical, and ethics. Learn more.
Global Women in STEM Leadership Summit
June 6-7, 2022
Atlanta, Georgia
The summit brings together women from around the world to build capacity, create community, and empower women and girls to reach their full potential in STEM. Participants will hear from diverse leaders from science and technology fields, academia, nonprofit and government sectors, and will have the opportunity to engage in fireside chats and workshops to reflect and network with other participants. Learn more.
NCGS Global Forum on Girls' Education III
June 27-29, 2022
Boston, Massachusetts and online
The National Coalition of Girls’ Schools (NCGS) is gathering educators, researchers, advocates, authors, practitioners, and related-industry leaders from across the globe dedicated to working with girls and young women, to share ideas about how best to prepare and empower girls to be ethical, globally-minded change makers who lead with courage, competence, and empathy. Early bird registration ends April 18, 2022. Learn more.
2022 ECSITE Conference
June 2-4, 2022
Heilbronn, Germany
The European science engagement conference is open to all professionals who engage audiences with science and technology. The conference will take place at Experimenta, Germany’s largest and most innovative science center. This professional development opportunity offers an intense mix of intellectual stimulation, purposeful and creative sessions, business opportunities, and unparalleled networking. Learn more.
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'Planet, People, Prosperity' STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice Convening
June 20-22, 2022
Bay City, Michigan
Planet, People, Prosperity will bring together international leaders from more than 90 STEM Ecosystems to explore practical strategies for how communities can use STEM to drive gains in equity, social mobility and efforts to safeguard the environment. Learn more.
Curiosity Podcast
Too often the potential and talent of young people remain undiscovered until later in life. The Curiosity Podcast, created by two teenagers Naila Moloo and Kristina Arezina, strives to help future change-makers thrive by exposing youth to exponential technologies, new mindsets, and frameworks for tackling problems, while also introducing youth to STEM professionals from around the world, that are at the top of their fields.
Smithsonian Science for Global Goals Project
The Project development by Smithsonian Science Education Center in collaboration with the InterAcademy Partnership, provides youth around the world, ages 8-17, with the knowledge and skills to to become agents for change in their own communities. Through a series of free community research guides, youth use their communities as their laboratory to investigate the science that grounds and informs the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Learn more.
Technovation Girls: Video Diaries
Technovation Girls equips young women (ages 8-18) to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. With the support of volunteer mentors and parents, girls work in teams to code mobile apps that address real-world problems. The Technovation Video Diaries series enables youth to follow teams of girls from six countries through their entrepreneurship journeys, as they build their own apps, overcome challenges, and work together.
Youth STEM Matters
This global, youth-led scientific journal is a platform for youth to share findings, ideas, and innovations to maximum impact. The journal includes projects and articles on diverse STEM topics from climate change to machine learning. Youth interested in contributing to the journal are supported by members of the advisory board to ensure best practices in scientific publishing. Learn more.
The STARportal is Australia’s first centralised national portal for exciting and engaging STEM activities from around the country. This searchable database connects parents, students and teachers with their local and online STEM activities in real time.
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