The San Diego Union-Tribune – “Sally Ride: Astronaut who reached for the stars, not stardom”

The San Diego Union-Tribune and the Women’s Museum of California are celebrating a century of female achievement in San Diego to mark the 100th year of women’s suffrage in America. The second installment of this series pays tribute to pioneering female scientists and researchers who pushed boundaries in exploring our world—and beyond—and helped cultivate new generations […]
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum seeks volunteers to help transcribe Sally Ride’s archival papers

From: Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Posted March 19, 2020 By Jennifer Levasseur, Space History Department NASA astronaut Dr. Sally K. Ride became a national icon of achievement in science and space on June 18, 1983, when she became the first American woman to fly in space. The National Air and Space Museum is pleased to […]
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WATCH “Fly Girls: Women in Aviation” from Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

“Fly Girls: Women in Aerospace” is the latest segment of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s STEM in 30 program. It tells the stories of pioneering women from Amelia Earhard and Bessie Coleman to Sally Ride and beyond. Discover STEM in 30 STEM in 30  is an Emmy-nominated program for middle school students produced […]
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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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Sally Ride Science Junior Academy on CBS

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 legacyWATCH 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/2KxLte8Posted by Sally […]
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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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