STEM Ed North Carolina invites our followers and friends to celebrate and enjoy Women and Girls in Science on Super Bowl Sunday.February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and to celebrate we've highlighted some of the incredible, inspiring women working within the Australian space industry.👩🚀 𝗞𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗕𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗹𝗹-𝗣𝗲𝗴𝗴, 𝗔𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗔𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗮𝘂𝘁 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲Katherine is the Director of Space Technology at the Australian Space Agency and has made history as the first Australian woman to be trained as an astronaut by an international space agency. The first Australian citizen to fly as a citizen of Australia, she began her training with the European Space Agency (ESA) in April 2023, and is due to complete training later this year. Explore Katherine's career: bit.ly/4b7vIUN📡 𝗗𝗿 𝗭𝗮𝗵𝗿𝗮 𝗘𝘀𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶, 𝗟𝗲𝗮𝗱 𝗔𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗻𝗮 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗿In her role as Lead Antenna Engineer at Fleet Space Technologies, Zahra is also an antenna engineer for the Seven Sisters mission, an Australian lunar exploration mission supporting NASA's Artemis program. This program aims to learn more about the presence of water on the Moon, ahead of sending the first woman and next man to the moon and establishing a sustainable human presence. Explore Zahra's career: bit.ly/4bw6zn6... See MoreSee Less
Another opportunity for students (HS and College): March 23-25, DC Area.Hosted by the Feminist Majority Foundation, the 2024 National Young Feminist Leadership Conference brings together student activists to build collective power and share strategies of resistance, grow knowledge about critical domestic and global feminist issues, learn hands-on grassroots organizing tactics, and mobilize for political gain. NYFLC is a chance to recognize that we are a part of something big, a community of activists working for justice all around the country, and NYFLC 2024 is the perfect place to learn about current political issues, hear from inspirational leaders, and meet fellow feminist students! ... See MoreSee Less
After 4 years, we are thrilled to announce the return of the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference! Hosted by the Feminist Majority Foundation, the 2024 National Young Feminist Leadership Co...
From Democracy North Carolina:Looking for a way to make social change? Apply to be part of the 2024 Democracy Summer internship class!Now in its 25th year, the Democracy Summer internship program is an innovative experience that inspires advocacy, community activism, and social change in the face of injustice. It's a life-changing, hands-on internship experience for college students from across the state.You could be part of a legacy of hundreds of young people who spend their summer making North Carolina's government work for all. All interns earn a $6,000 stipend (taxable) while building relationships, receiving training, and working alongside us as if you were one of our staff. We prepare all of our interns to gain skills that could get them a job in movement work after graduation.Get more details and apply at the link. ... See MoreSee Less
The North Carolina Collaborative for Mathematics Learning (NC2ML) is a community of educators and leaders aiming for high quality and equitable math instruction for each and every student in North Carolina. During the 2023-2024 academic year NC2ML is holding special events and sharing resources co-designed by NC educators for NC educators, leaders, and families. • Join the high school students, teachers, leaders, and administrators across North Carolina who are working on making math classrooms more engaging and equitable spaces by focusing on a discourse move each month. In January, we are highlighting “Assigning Competence". Join us for the NCDPI High School Content and Pedagogy Series on January 9th at 3:30 PM to learn more. For more information go to nc2ml.org and follow the movement on social media - Facebook (@NC Collaborative for Mathematics Learning); Instagram (@nc2ml); Twitter (@ncmathcollab)lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJidWxsZXRpbl9saW5rX2lkIjoxMTAsInVyaSI6ImJwMjpjbGljayIsInVybCI6Im...... See MoreSee Less