IN THE NEWS

2013

American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Iridescent Illuminates STEM

Ed Tech Digest: “Go Girl” Interview

Huffington Post: When the Stars Line Up: How Mainstream Media Can Inspire Girls Into Engineering and Science

Huffington Post: Why Don’t Girls Grok Physics?

Huffington Post: A Case for Parents as the Ideal Science Educators

Huffington Post: Why Engineers and Scientists Should Teach Children

Huffington Post: Moms can be CEOs Too

Huffington Post: Flip This Conversation: Boys Invent, Girls Follow

The Fluid Ether

Venture Beat: In Defense of Games as Educational Tools

Ed Tech Digest: Cool Tool: ‘Ethers’

Ed Tech Times: Fluid Ether Announcement

Teachers with Apps: Fluid Ether Announcement

Hive Blog: The Fluid Ether

Institute of Play: Making a Splash

The Gravity Design Challenge

Forbes: Future Women of Tech

The Hechinger Report: Sandra Bullock and Science Role Models

Durham Herald Sun: Carrboro Teen Wins Gravity Design Challenge

News & Observer: Reach for the Stars

Chatterblock: Gravity Design Challenge

Centauri Dreams: Upcoming Interstellar Events

Wired: When the Stars Line Up

Wired: Looking to the Stars

Yahoo: Gravity Challenge Winners Announced

 

2012

Women 2.0: Four Programs Teaching Girls to Code

P2PU: Teaching girls to be programmers – Technovation Challenge on P2PU

San Mateo County Times: Hands-on science for students and parents

MakerEd: Family Science and Engineers as Teachers

MakerEd: Curiosity Machine: Bringing cutting-edge research to K-12 students and parents

MakerEd: Technovation Challenge: Teaching Girls to Create Phone Apps

LinkedIn & Eric Ries: Tech Entrepreneurship for High School Girls: The Technovation Challenge

MIT App Inventor: Technovation Challenge Winning App, I.O.U, now available on Google Play

USC: Iridescent Provides A Childhood of Science

The Next Web Insider: Technology in Education: We’re Not There Yet But Companies Can Help

Huffington Post: I imagine. I invent. I engineer.

Slate.com: How to Fix the Gender Gap in Technology

App Inventor Blog: Mr. President: App inventing and what our schools can be

DemoLesson: Engaging Students to the STEM Field

Forbes: From Tickle Me Elmo! With Dad To Building An Android App

Huffington Post: Technology May Offer Solutions, but Gaps in Implementation Remain

Education Week: App Creation Inspires Student Entrepreneurs

Huffington Post: High School Girls Learn to Code and Design Mobile Games for the Technovation Challenge

Women 2.0: High School Girls Learn to Code and Design Mobile Games for the Technovation Challenge

Contra Costa Times: Albany High Girls Claim Technovation Prize

Forbes: Mentorship from Silicon Valley Techies Encourage High School Girls to Dream Bigger

San Jose Mercury News: Girls Pitch Android App Ideas

Huffington Post: Technovation Challenge’s Emilie Robert Wong Encourages Girls To “Hammer Up!”

Oakland Local: Oakland Girls Who Code Win Prizes for Their Hard Work

Albany Patch: Albany Girls Win National Technovation Challenge

Berkeleyside: Program trains girls to build phone apps, embrace science

San Jose Mercury News: Girl-power Produces New Apps

Business Insider: Inspired by Some Teenaged Girl Coders

Women 2.0: Technovation Challenge’s Emilie Robert Wong Encourages Girls To “Hammer Up!”

Forbes: VC Ben Horowitz: “The Future Of Humankind Is Dependent On Technovation Girls”

Bostinno: Community & the Future of Women in Tech

Gnomie: Technovation- Inspiring female high school students to pursue careers in technology

Women 2.0:Mentorship From Silicon Valley Techies Encourages High School Girls To Dream Bigger

Forbes: Today’s High School Girls Are Tomorrow’s High-Tech Startup Founders & Inventors (Maybe The Next Mark Zuckerberg)

Women 2.0: Today’s High School Girls Are Tomorrow’s High-Tech Startup Founders & Inventors (Maybe The Next Mark Zuckerberg)

Knewton Blog: NYC Technovation Challenge: Inspiring Girls to Invent, Design, and Build

Getting Smart: Technovation Challenge Launches to Build Women in Technology

Forbes: Technovation Challenge- A Course In Entrepreneurship For High School Girls – And Their Mentors

Women 2.0: Technovation Challenge- A Course In Entrepreneurship For High School Girls – And Their Mentors

BetaBeat: Technovation Challenge is Like a Hyper-Accelerator for High School Girls

SFGate: Immaculate Conception Academy Students Develop Android Apps for Annual Technovation Challenge

International Science Grid This Week: Scientists and High School Girls Collaborate

2011

Forbes: Iridescent Posts Videos Of Women Leaders In Technology Talking Mentorship, Career Advice

Women 2.0: The Giving Season- Stories of Leadership Videos

Girls in Tech: Would You Like to Inspire the Next Generation of Female High-Tech Leaders?

52×52.org: Week 3 featured charity

Huffington Post: Women App Developers and the Mentorship Continuum

Press Democrat: Students missing out on science in Sonoma county, statewide

USC Viterbi Magazine: Widening the STEM Pipeline. Inspiring Scientific Curiosity in Disadvantaged Communities

Office of Naval Research: ONR-funded Smartphone App Exceeds 33,000 Downloads in First Three Weeks

Girls Who Rock: Erika Allison talking about Iridescent

Public Radio for Southern California: Full STEAM Ahead: Creative Solutions to Classroom Crisis (89.3 KPCC)

Secretary of the Navy, Honorable Ray Mabus talking about Iridescent! See 11:56 and 18:40


Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Gary Roughead talking about Iridescent. See 12:50 onwards.

There is an App for that: ONR Announces Technology Investments and Partnerships at Naval STEM Conference


Bravo TV: Top Chef Masters: “Blinded me with Science” (Season 3, Episode 8 ) full episode

Huffington Post: Girl Tech Inventors and Mentors

Hunts Point Express: Science Becomes Fun at Banknote Building

PCWorld: Move over, Dr. Soong: Girls can build Android (Apps) too

Huffington Post: The Beauty and Friendliness of Science

Huffington Post: Girls as Inventors

2010

L.A Times: Nonprofit aims to engage children with science

Education Daily: Engineers empower parents, spark interest in STEM

Brooklyn Daily Eagle: New Science Center for City Kids

Science Friday: Iridescent Science Studio opens in the Bronx

Science Friday: New Science Studio a Place for Kids and Families to Engineer and Invent

Hunts Point Express: New studio stresses science and math

ONR: Navy Secretary kicks off Iridescent-ONR Science Studio in N.Y

Mashable: Five Organizations Helping Women Get Ahead in Tech

TechCrunch: Technovation Challenge Pitch Night

VidSF: Technovation Challenge Honors Female Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Examiner: Technovation Challenge

2009

National Service-Learning Clearinghouse: Success Stories: I Imagine, I Invent, I Engineer

USC Engineering Education website: Engineers as Teachers in three departments

SantaCruz Sentinel: Family Science a hit in Pajaro

2008

USC Viterbi School website: Engineers as Teachers

2007

USC Viterbi School website: When Viterbi students and kids come together

2006

USC’s Daily Trojan: Hands-on after-school project