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STEM: Not just a hobby for girls. It’s a civil right.

July 28, 2017 | by

In 2013, just 18% of college computer science majors were women. But girls become disinterested in STEM long before college graduation: it happens throughout high school.  To ensure girls have equal...
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Action Alert: Thank OUSD for Listening to Girls

June 22, 2017 | by

Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren. Women on the Board of Directors at Uber. You know what we’re talking about – women being interrupted by men who feel threatened that their power and influence are...
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Fighting for Equal Pay: Amicus Brief Filed in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

May 24, 2017 | by

Aileen Rizo, a math consultant for the Fresno County Office of Education, discovered in 2012 she was being paid $12,000 less per year than her male co-workers doing the same job. She approached her...
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Black Girls Deserve More than Just One Month

February 28, 2017 | by

“I want to be the captain of my own ship, the catalyst of my own future.”  As black history month comes to an end, we reflect on the importance of listening to the lived experiences of black...
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