Behind the scenes of my Senior Research Project: What’s your hairstory?

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My Senior Research Project adventure began the summer before my senior year. Our advisors asked us to watch, read and learn about a variety of different topics. It was exciting that they gave us the freedom to choose between many different articles, movies, books and documentaries. One of the materials I chose to watch was the documentary “Good Hair.” The … Read more…

STEM or STEAM: We choose STEAM

There is an increasing national educational obsession with STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering and math. This national obsession is aimed at increasing student proficiency in these technical fields so that they are prepared to live in and become leaders in an increasingly technical world. And with any educational initiative, there are many variations … Read more…

8 Must Read Books to Celebrate Day of the Girl

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In 2011, the United Nations adopted resolution 66/170: International Day of the Girl Child in which they recognized: “that empowerment of and investment in girls … are key in breaking the cycle of discrimination and violence and in promoting and protecting the full and effective enjoyment of their human rights, and recognizing also that empowering girls … Read more…