April 2019

“This Incredible New Program Will Teach Girls How to Code—Thanks to Disney”

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APRIL 2019

Over the past decade, billions of dollars have been spent but the rate of women in STEM careers still hasn’t changed,” LittleBits CEO Ayah Bdeir said in a statement. “Not only do we need to start earlier, but we have to give girls more support throughout their journey.

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APRIL 2019

Tech professions are the ones that are making history and building tomorrow. These are the products that define how we travel, how we learn, how we consume news. Women are vastly underrepresented. LittleBits and Disney want to change that.

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APRIL 2019

littleBits, Disney and UC Davis announced this morning that they’ve joined forces for the launch of Snap the Gap. The program is designed to give girls a jumpstart into the ever-important world of STEM learning with an online program, littleBits starter pack and a one-year mentorship with a STEM professional.

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APRIL 2019

At 10 years old, girls become aware of social and media stereotypes and are vulnerable to dropping out of STEM. It’s a crucial time to start. ... It’s important to equip them with materials and a support system so they can withstand some of these external forces.

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