Using Robots and Role Models to     Inspire Girls to Tackle STEM                 ...Or...                    Cheryl D. Mil...
Helping Girls to Save the World!                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Confe...
About Greenlightforgirls.org      • Global Network:            • Founded in April 2010            • Brussels-based, with B...
greenlight for girls Day Brussels 2010                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix...
greenlight for girls Day Brussels 2010                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix...
About Greenlightforgirls.org (2)                                                                                      • On...
Greenlightforgirls.org in Practice   • FREE events promoting STEM to Girls:        • greenlight for girls Day Brussels 201...
greenlight for girls @ASIMO Studio                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Con...
greenlight for girls @ASIMO Studio                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Con...
Greenlightforgirls.org Philosophy     • Workshops are:        • Personal - led by a (female)          professional Role Mo...
Greenlightforgirls.org Future Vision  • Approach which fosters “STAE”       • Skills: STEM Skills & Problem-solving,      ...
greenlight for girls @ASML Girlsday 2011                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scient...
greenlight for girls @ASML Girlsday 2011                    Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scient...
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Cheryl D. Miller: Greenlight for girls: using robots and real-life role models to inspire girls to tackle STEM

Scientix European Conference, 6-8 May 2011, Brussels

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  1. 1. Using Robots and Role Models to Inspire Girls to Tackle STEM ...Or... Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  2. 2. Helping Girls to Save the World! Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  3. 3. About Greenlightforgirls.org • Global Network: • Founded in April 2010 • Brussels-based, with Board Members in India, Africa, US & EU • Experts? Experts. • Mission to promote STEM to girls of all ages and backgrounds, and • Help girls to save the world, of course! Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  4. 4. greenlight for girls Day Brussels 2010 Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  5. 5. greenlight for girls Day Brussels 2010 Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  6. 6. About Greenlightforgirls.org (2) • Online Network: • Blog/Webpage: http:// www.greenlightforgirls.org • Facebook: http://on.fb.me/ greenlightforgirls • LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/g4gLI • Twitter: @green4girls • Closed Social Networks (x2): • Girls: http:// greenlightforgirls.wiggio.com • “DaisyChain” Network: http:// daisychain.wiggio.com Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  7. 7. Greenlightforgirls.org in Practice • FREE events promoting STEM to Girls: • greenlight for girls Day Brussels 2010 - [http://bit.ly/g4gvid] • greenlight for girls @ASIMO Studios - [http://bit.ly/ASMIOg4g] • greenlight for girls @ASML Girlsday 2010 - [http://bit.ly/ASMLg4g] • Three types of events, three business models => sustainable? Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  8. 8. greenlight for girls @ASIMO Studio Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  9. 9. greenlight for girls @ASIMO Studio Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  10. 10. Greenlightforgirls.org Philosophy • Workshops are: • Personal - led by a (female) professional Role Model in STEM or STEM-related area • Hands-on - show & do • Results-oriented - take- away, something girls have made,“AHA!” Moment • Point is to “FICS” STEM learning: • Fun • Intuitive • Creative • Social Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  11. 11. Greenlightforgirls.org Future Vision • Approach which fosters “STAE” • Skills: STEM Skills & Problem-solving, Critical thinking, Project-based learning, hardware & software skills • Tools: State-of-the-Art ICT Infrastructure & STEM Tools • Access: Connected Virtual & Real Networks, including Ambassadors, Young Ambassadors, etc. (Mentors/ Role Models) • Empowerment: Political, Corporate, Public-sector Support • Global, virtual and real network of girls & mentors/role models with a social mission using STEM to save the world! Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  12. 12. greenlight for girls @ASML Girlsday 2011 Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  13. 13. greenlight for girls @ASML Girlsday 2011 Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
  14. 14. The End Questions & Feedback Welcome! Cheryl D. Miller Technology Chair & European Director Greenlightforgirls.org g4g@zendigital.be Cheryl D. Miller, EU Director, Greenlightforgirls.org - Scientix Conference - 6-8 May 2011 - Brussels, BelgiumSunday 8 May 2011
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