Barbie hails astronaut Sally Ride with new ‘Inspiring Women’ doll

From CollectSpace.com Barbie has added to her astronaut wardrobe the flight suit of a real space explorer. Mattel on Monday (Aug. 26) revealed its new Barbie Inspiring Women Series Sally Ride doll, modeled after the late NASA astronaut. “Sally Ride was the first American woman, and the youngest American, to fly in space. Her adventurous […]

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The Guardian: Second Annual Women in Leadership Conference Held at UCSD

By Natalie Tran The Guardian, UC San Diego, May 28, 2019 The second annual Women in Leadership event was hosted by Sally Ride Science @ UC San Diego was held in Price Center West on May 22, featuring a panel discussion with CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA Sylvia Acevedo, best-selling author and former […]

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WATCH: NBC 7 San Diego previews summer STEAM workshops from Sally Ride Science Junior Academy

Click here to watch  the NBC 7 segment Sally Ride Science instructor Shirli Cohen visited NBC 7 San Diego recently for a segment previewing the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, which runs from June 24 to July 19. The Junior Academy offers dozens of innovative STEAM workshops for students in grades 4-12. Cohen brought along two students […]

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WATCH: Sally Ride Science instructor visits FOX 5 News to preview summer course where students run an experiment in space

Sally Ride Science instructor Shirli Cohen visited FOX 5 News recently for a segment previewing the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, which runs from June 24 to July 19. The Junior Academy offers dozens of innovative STEAM workshops for students in grades 4-12. Cohen previewed “Space Tango: Quest Institute.” In this 4-week course, high school […]

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CBS News 8 features Sally Ride Science Junior Academy as this week’s Innovate 8 STEAM Success School

Watch CBS News 8’s feature on Sally Ride Science Junior Academy as a program prepping young women for jobs that don’t yet but will soon exist. For more information on STEAM Education in San Diego, visit CBS News 8’s Innovate 8.

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WATCH: Congressman Scott Peters welcomes students to Sally Ride Science summer academy

Congressman Scott Peters on Sally Ride's legacy WATCH a video message from Congressman Scott Peters on the importance of Sally Ride Science’s mission to inspire girls in #STEAM. His message comes during opening week of the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy, offering a wide range of summer STEAM workshops for grades 6-12. Register: https://go.ucsd.edu/2KxLte8 Posted […]

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WATCH VIDEOS: Wide-ranging conversation on Women in Leadership marks release of Sally Ride stamp

WATCH: To mark the dedication of a Sally Ride Forever stamp by the U.S. Postal Service May 23, Sally Ride Science and UC San Diego hosted a lively discussion on Women in Leadership. Panelists were Billie Jean King, tennis legend and human rights activist; Ellen Ochoa, first Hispanic woman in space and former director of […]

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Watch video: U.S. Postal Service dedicates Forever stamp honoring Sally Ride

U.S. Postal Service celebrates Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation. #SallyRideForever #AstronautStamps Posted by US Postal Service on Wednesday, May 23, 2018   The U.S. Postal Service dedicated its Forever stamp honoring Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, in a ceremony […]

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Junior Academy students explore the medium where science and art collide, using the technology of circuits to create art in the form of music, paintings and photographs in “Introduction to Circuits using Makey-Makey.” Kevin Andrew Falk/Sally Ride Science

Summer Guide for Kids: Summertime STEM programs inspire goals, nurture minds

By Allison Keltner, The San Diego Union-Tribune May 13, 2018 Think summer is for sleeping in, watching TV and hanging out at the pool or beach? Maybe spending a week at camp playing Capture the Flag and doing arts and crafts? Not anymore — more and more summer programs are designed to prepare students for STEM […]

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Stamp Ceremony to Commemorate Pioneering Spirit of Sally Ride

By Laura Margoni, This Week @ UC San Diego May 10, 2018  Sally Ride made history and captured the nation’s imagination when, blasting off aboard Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, she became the first American woman–and at age 32, the youngest American–to go into space. Now, the U.S. Postal Service will honor the legacy of this pioneering astronaut, […]

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