We did it, again!

Update – the 2nd SisterSMATR Fab Lab We did it, again! Fab Lab 2018 -2019 Commencement and Celebration at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Tech and Art High School in Long Island City, NY. The Second Fab Lab (Fab Lab 2.0) students Atika Fariha, Wendy Juarez, Alifyea Chowdhury, Kalsang Dedong, Saima Hossain were taught by Claire Lim, Wen Na-Tsao of Berklee College of Music’s Electronic Production and Design department, Bruca Moriera and Bleue Liverpool students from Read more…

COUNTDOWN TO FAB LAB 2.0! OCTOBER 2ND

COUNTDOWN TO FAB LAB 2.0! OCTOBER 2ND Days Hours Minutes Seconds SisterSMATR lives at the intersection of arts and technology to create opportunities for young women of color to take STEAM to the next level. Our unique approach leverages music and art to engage young women in robotics and other technology. We focus on supporting those attending schools with limited arts and technology instruction to provide opportunities to experience cutting edge technology, coupled with dynamic Read more…

What MATRS in 2019

#Welcome Hello Sisters and Geeky Mavens! The women of SisterSMATR are “Daughters, Dreamers, Doers and Disrupters! “ With this as our mantra, we are joyfully committed to actions that ensure “women think” wholly disrupts the “man think” paradigm.  Indeed, our mantra is the fuel that drives me to accomplish different levels of success in the many fields connected to my passion of learning and sharing. It was a couple of years ago, while sitting in Read more…

SisterSMATR.org's first FAB LAB!

Today was awesome! Our 1st Fab Lab After School Pilot Program @ the LIC YMCA was so inspiring.  A group of Smart, Beautiful and Fun young ladies of color came together, after meeting yesterday, at Mama Gianna’s Manducatis Rustica a restaurant @ 46-33 Vernon Blvd, LIC (yummy food & friendly people), we had a ‘fab’ time!  We shared the wonderful new Apple iPads, keyboards, pens and headphones by Beats with the girls who cracked them Read more…

Check us out @ Silicon Harlem 10/21

Check us out @ Silicon Harlem 10/21 If you eat chips for breakfast (computer chips that is) come join us Oct. 21st @ the Silicon Harlem Conference @ Mist, 116th st., Harlem, NY 9:30 to 6:00.  Network, check us out on the “Limitless Learning” panel, 11:15 – 12noon and the closing multimedia performance @5:30 – 6:00pm. tickets & info @ www.siliconharlem.net Don’t Forget to Follow Us! Instagram Facebook Twitter

Silicon Harlem

Join us @ Silicon Harlem The goal of Silicon Harlem is to develop an accessible broadband infrastructure, reproducible in urban markets that is affordable, fast, resilient, and smart. Silicon Harlem embraces the role to expand STEM education and committed to emphasize inclusivity in expanding the tech sector and its many opportunities in and throughout Harlem, East Harlem and Upper Manhattan. Our track record of success includes the development of the Apps Youth Leadership Academy, Tech Skills Read more…

Fab Lab

Fab Lab Recap Eight weeks of the 1st SisterSMATR.org’s ‘Fab Lab’ was a success and marked the first step to reaching a goal; bridging the gender gap in science and technology. This video celebrates the students, Tenzing, Kalsang, Christina, Valeria, Atika, Trinity, Noa and Sarahi, the teachers, advisors, supporters and friends of SisterSMATR.org. Sharing knowledge, making new friends and seeing the smiles on the faces in the photos and video, priceless and totally worth every Read more…