The non-profit organization focused on aiding young women and girls with educational tools and support necessary to succeed in their careers, Career Girls, has recently revamped and relaunched its website in a recent announcement. The online platform now has greater ease of access for its users, mainly young girls, their families, educators, and mentors who guide them, and provides more than 10,000 women's role model career videos and curriculum.
Research shows girls are more likely to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) if they see someone successful who looks like them in those fields.
Careergirls.org focuses on STEM because they are the jobs of the future. The new site is designed so girls of all income levels and cultural backgrounds can be inspired by real women in these fields and other professions, and imagine all that they can achieve.
"We're excited to reveal the revamped Careergirls.org, now including over 140 career pages, more college majors to research and a greater emphasis on our growing 'Empowerment Lesson' video library," said Linda Calhoun, Career Girls Executive Producer. "We've also added a 'career quiz' that helps girls discover fields of interest and created the ability to search by 'career clusters,' making it easier for girls and educators to engage with our resources."
The new website includes:
Edited by K. Fanning
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