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
SisterSMATR ‘FAB LAB’ Closing Celebration @ Manducatis Rustica 6.14.17 The time zipped by and 8 weeks and a few days later, we celebrated Tenzing, Kalsang, Christina, Valeria, Atika, Trinity, Noa, Sarahi, as they presented their Super Hero, Super Power films and animation projects. Shape shifting, mind reading, flying humans, time
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
By LESLIE PICKER The chief executive at a plastics company was playing golf. A lot of golf. The activist hedge fund the Barington Capital Group, through a website that tracked golfers’ handicaps, found that the chief executive was routinely playing 18 holes or more on weekdays, even as the company’s
OMG! What a beginning! And the Sistersmatr ‘Stepping Stones’ created at our first visioning event are evidence of the kind of women who participated. There we were, literally rock stars and rocket scientists, investment bankers and innovators; women ‘All In’ for creating, growing and supporting our organization’s movement. Makani Themba,
Working closely with the Robert Wagner High School, SisterSMATR launched its first after school pilot program, “The Fab Lab” at the Long Island City YMCA. Nine girls, aged 13 to 16, received a planned sequence of instruction twice a week for eight weeks, gaining exposure to animation, sound, robotics, graphic design, film/video and coding.
These young women, supported by SisterSMATR mentors, received direct experience of arts and technology as a powerful vehicle for cultural expression.
Check out the all of the pictures from the Women’s March on Washington.