Monthly Archives: August 2013

Carol Covin

I was intrigued by your concept that senior women may not be given credit for having worked in STEM fields, in people’s mental images of grandmas sitting in rocking chairs with aprons on and knitting in their laps. I was … Continue reading

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Sheila Efron Taube

I was delighted to receive an email from Sheila’s son David, who heard about GGSTEM and decided to help his daughter make a video asking her grandmother about her work. This post includes a link to that video, a post … Continue reading

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Frances Blackiston Megson

Thanks to Peter Megson, who submitted this post: I wanted to let you know that my grandma got stem. I always knew she was an engineer, but I never got the full story until just recently.   My grandmother, Frances … Continue reading

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Bessie Smart

Thanks to Jehan Izhar, who shared these stories and pictures: My Grandmother, Bessie Smart, is 84 years old and lives in Wigan, England.  She began taking computer courses for Seniors a couple years ago because she wanted to be able … Continue reading

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If you use Twitter, it is #inspiringwomen Day

Use the #inspiringwomen hashtag on Twitter today to get inspired.  If you have never used Twitter (it took me a long time to be willing to try), it just might be the day to give it a gander. For example, … Continue reading

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