African American Young Women in Making to Engage in STEM and Entrepreneurship

Using a co-design model, researchers, practitioners alongside participants will develop a program for young women of color to learn STEM, Making, and entrepreneurship skills.

Lead Staff:
Ken Rafanan
Project Staff:
Nuria Jaumot-Pascual
Teresa Lara-Meloy
Jennifer Knudsen
Christina B. Silva

Summary

Together with Greensboro NC community partners, researchers from TERC and makers from the Forge, a Greensboro-based makerspace, will develop ways to make makerspaces more welcoming and useful to young women of color.

Read a press release about this project here.