2018 Year in Review

Girl Powered marked a highly successful year by a number of measures. There were many workshops held internationally and across the United States, including the Girl Powered Workshop at Google’s Mountain View, CA campus and the second annual Flagship Event at Texas Instruments in Dallas, Texas. Other highlights include 491 new Girl Powered teams through…

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Get to Know these Women in STEM

On October 20th, hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students and female change-makers will unite at Texas Instruments for our second annual Girl Powered Flagship Event in Dallas, TX. This is just one of many of Girl Powered events taking place around the world during the month of October, in an effort to help…

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We cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.
Sheryl Sandberg

More than A Pledge

We are working to bring all students who are interested in STEM together, because a more diverse robotics community, is a better community. We can’t do it alone though. We need your support as we strive to increase the number of young women involved in robotics education and competition programs. This is our promise to…

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Girl Powered Connect

The second annual Girl Powered Connect events took place at the 2018 VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky just a few weeks ago. Over +1,000 students, teachers and mentors attended worldwide. During the VRC Girl Powered Connect, we had the pleasure of hosting Alie Ward, a Daytime Emmy Award-winning science correspondent for CBS’s “The…

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International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day we’re featuring a VEX student from Team 3818 at International School Manila. She explains how robotics has grown her passion for STEM and the many opportunities her school provides. It’s amazing to see how Girl Powered has spread globally over the past two years through the lens of so many VEX…

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Girl Powered is a movement, but it’s not one that begins and ends with competitive robotics. It’s a mentality you put into your life arsenal and apply the tools learned to your everyday experiences. If Girl Powered isn’t adopted by all genders, it won’t be successful, it’s about showing support for all and working towards…

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Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity.
Mae Jemison, Engineer & NASA Astronaut

International Day of the Girl

In celebration of International Day of the Girl, the Girl Powered team is excited to connect with students across the globe who have a potential interest in robotics and STEM. The power of girls interest in STEM can be seen first-hand over the next ten days in the 100 Girl Powered Workshops taking place around…

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Technology needs women more than women need technology, there's a common notion that we want women to be involved because it's fair to women, we want women to be involved because it's fair to the world.
Woodie Flowers
We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and will go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics.
Katherine Johnson, Mathematician

Girl Powered Grants

Girl Powered gives girls the additional tools and resources needed for them to succeed in robotics and STEM. Our grants provide teachers and mentors the resources they need to start a VEX team that appeals just as much to girls who are interested in STEM as it does to boys. We support both co-ed and…

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