Original animation still of a black chalkboard filled with equations, sitting on a green field of grass, with bags of gold coins and stacks of cash on each side.
Original animation still of a black chalkboard filled with equations, sitting on a green field of grass, with bags of gold coins and stacks of cash on each side.

CLOSING THE IMAGINATION GAP FOR GIRLS

Six Insights From Career Girls Role Models

Series Note: Career Girls founder Linda Calhoun shares insights distilled from her in-depth interviews of over 700 women role models — each article devoted to exploring the skills and attitudes that advance girls’ intellectual, social and emotional learning for success in both life and career. First up: Math.

Give Math the Attention It Deserves

The math that girls learn during their school years isn’t just busy work. And the math they don’t learn will narrow their future choices. Like most of us, I want to broaden their choices. Let’s face it: Math is everywhere, and acquiring math skills will help girls succeed in their future careers…


Closing the Imagination Gap for Girls

Why this is a critical step for creating an equitable future

Girl uses interactive screen to write an algorithm
Girl uses interactive screen to write an algorithm

The term artificial intelligence (AI) was coined 64 years ago at a scholarly conference. The AI field hasn’t remained the theoretical province of computer scientists and mathematicians; it now is a pervasive part of everyday life. With a technology this powerful, it is critical to include the perspectives of all women, including those from underrepresented communities.

AI applications — based on algorithms — are found in robotics, machine learning, natural language processing, machine vision, speech recognition and more. These applications are found in homes, vehicles and myriad other aspects of daily life. …

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