Challenges to Inspire Girls to Become Cyber Defenders
In just three years, 30,000 high school girls have discovered the exciting world of cybersecurity through GirlsGo CyberStart Challenges and are on track to become the next generation of cyber defenders.
Girls Go CyberStart is set to continue inspiring and uncovering future female talent by featuring a girls-only community in a new national program—CyberStart America. Members can compete for career-enabling college scholarships while having an exclusive space to work together and win community-specific rewards.
Sign up online to receive notification when registration opens for 2022–23. Educators get free access to CyberStart, an immersive cybersecurity training game for high school students, with more than 200 engaging challenges.
Helping students see the possibilities of careers in STEM fields means providing them with diverse role models. PBS LearningMedia has made a list of some of the top black scientists, engineers, inventors, and mathematicians, along with media resources to help teachers to bring their work—and stories—into the classroom.
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, has partnered with Exelon Foundation in championing science learning for high school students and in encouraging new thinking about the environment. Out-of-school-time providers are invited to develop a STEM Lab for the future aimed at tackling solutions to the environmental crisis, with a minds-on approach and hands-on science skills.
Founded by a former math teacher and school leader, Black Girls Love Math (BGLM) uses a research-based approach to create an engaging, encouraging, and culturally conscious space for Black girls to explore and discover math.