Instead Of Taking Your Daughters To Work, Introduce Them To Technology

              

Although future jobs will continue to change, one thing is for sure: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) will be pervasive in everything we do.

Fast Company gives a few ideas on how to take your daughter to tech - 

Learn about women in tech and science: WITI (Women in Technology International) is sponsoring a social media scavenger hunt for high school girls to learn about female role models. In this contest, girls can name their favorite role model, grab fun badges such as “I’m a WITI girl” (love the pun), and create Pinterest boards with their favorite women in tech and science. Winners will get free tickets to meet inspirational women in tech and science at the annual WITI Hall of Fame Ceremony in June and other prizes.

Visit a tech or science museum: If you’re in the Bay area, the Exploratorium in San Francisco just re-opened on Pier 15 with 150 new exhibits.

Join the Worldwide #WITI Wave celebration: Let’s show our kids that women work in tech and science careers around the world by posting your video to the WITI Wavepage or tweeting your support for women in tech at #WITIWave.

Read about important women in STEM careers at the 2013 Women’s History Month websiteSTEM is the focus in 2013.

Sign your kids up for a technology or science summer camp such as iD Tech Campsheld at many U.S. universities.

Set aside time to help them participate in science events such as Google’s Science Fair.

Let’s share technology and science careers with our daughters and sons and let them experience the possibilities before it’s too late.

Read the full article here.

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    Although future jobs will continue to change, one thing is for sure: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)...
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  7. tanyawexler reblogged this from wired and added:
    Agree but…I wouldn’t mind my daughters (& son) take a break from tech… Oh wait, just have to post this.
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  12. leetucksing reblogged this from fastcompany and added:
    Women in tech. They are just as good sometimes even better.
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    Just. Don’t sumbit her for testing.
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  17. megmog33 reblogged this from wired and added:
    THIS.