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STEM: A report about encouraging young girls starting at 5 years old
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.
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