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On Social Media, It’s Always ‘Ladies’ Night’

24 Mar

A new survey from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project shows that women rule social media. Women were five to 10 percent more likely to use social networking sites compared to men.

But not all social networks are created equal. According to data compiled by Alex Hillsberg.

Most Popular Social Media Sites Like Tumblr Or Pinterest Owe Their Financial Success To Women

So if you hear any noise on Facebook, “it ain’t the boys, it’s ladies night.”


Dr. Jamie Bracey: Walking the STEM Talk

4 Nov

A lot of people talk about the need to broaden the funnel of youth who pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. Fact is, the changing demographics make it an economic imperative.

Dr. Jamie Bracey, director of STEM Education, Outreach and Research at Temple University, walks the talk.

Jamie Bracey

Dr. Bracey leads Pennsylvania MESA, an initiative that is “designed to prepare students for academic and professional careers in mathematics, engineering, science, and technology.” She says the key to STEM success is OTL and MTP.


Dr. Bracey’s success in seeding the STEM pipeline is recognized in the September issue of Black Enterprise:

Pennsylvania MESA is equipping middle and high school students with the tools they need to compete in the global market.

Read more: Unlocking Innovation in Teens


STEM Takes Flight at International Rocketry Challenge

24 Jun