Lack of positive representation of minority women in STEM careers, media, film, and fashion.
Gaps in mathematics and science achievement persist for minority and low-income students in K – 12 education.
WHAT IS SUPERCOOL?
Designed for at risk and low income female students, the Supercool Toolkit teaches out-of-school time programs ways to utilize real world applications, art, and design to connect girls to STEM education in order to transform the way they understand and approach STEM careers. The 10 week curriculum inspires teenagers to do one thing: Be Supercool.
“47% of Bachelor's degrees in STEM occupations earn more than PhDs in non-STEM careers."
— Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce