We know you are doing great work and sometimes it may feel redundant and exhausting documenting the work on your website and social media. Remember, this hard work is part of the story of your school, your team, and you! We don’t want the effort to disappear after you wrap up - this is your digital artifact that becomes resume worthy and part of your professional story! This is how you keep your audience and highlight your results.
Final project Deadline: May 5th is the deadline to turn in your final website and an end-of-year video. All materials - including guidelines and rubrics are found on our Curriculum page.
All of the materials to submit your final report and nominate students for scholarships will be up on our website and released via the newsletter April 8th along with a letter with the details to the coordinators.
Reminder: Hold the date of Thursday, May 23rd for Girls Build online Awards Ceremony.
We will do the awards twice!
12:30pm PT/1:30MT/ 2:30 CT/3:30 ET and
3:30 PT/4:30MT/ 5:30 CT/ 6:30 ET
Resource of the week: Looking for an inspiration film or short to share with your audience or to host an event? Check out Women’s Voices Now Film Archive.
The Women’s Voices Now Film Archive is a curated selection of voices in social impact film. Films are by and about women and women’s issues worldwide and available for streaming anytime, anywhere, for free.
Through the power of social issues film, Women’s Voices Now aims to inspire audiences from empathy into action and help to create lasting social change in the realm of women’s rights.
If you are interested in hosting a screening, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shout out to:
The young women recognized by Mayor Garcetti and City of STEM for their commitment to a future education in STEM fields. Forty of the awardees came from Girls Build schools: ArTES Magnet High School, California Academy of Mathematics and Science; Compton Early College High School; Foshay Learning Center, Granada Hills Charter High School, James A Garfield Senior High School, LAUSD / USC Media Arts & Engineering Magnet, Lennox Math Science & Technology Academy, Manual Arts High School, STEM of Boyle Heights, Sylmar Charter High School, University High School, West Adams Preparatory High School
Engagement Opportunities (see all here)
NEW THIS WEEK for Los Angeles:
City of STEM Kick off Event
Date: Satruday, April 6 10am - 5pm
Location: Columbia Memorial Space Center
Learn More: https://www.columbiaspacescience.org/
Description: LA's largest celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math takes place the entire month of April with a series of amazing events and awesome activities throughout Los Angeles County. The community events highlight the ongoing importance that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have in the Los Angeles region. Throughout April, City of STEM partners will present science-themed happenings in communities around Southern CA, bringing STEM to the people of LA.
Learn more about the month of City of STEM - https://cityofstem.org/
Professional Opportunities for Educators:
EDUCATORS: Computer Science Professional Development in an area near you!
Apply to speak at ACT-W 2019 - http://national.act-w.org/speakers/