Sally Ride Bio to Be Released June 4: Pre-Order Now

Set for release WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014: Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space, the definitive biography of Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space, with exclusive insights from Ride’s family and partner, Tam O’Shaughnessy (co-founder and CEO of Sally Ride Science), by the ABC reporter who covered NASA during its transformation from a test-pilot boys’ club […]

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The Commencement Address Sally Ride Never Gave

(This is an excerpt from an article published on the Huffington Post by Lynn Sherr, author of the upcoming biography, Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space [Simon & Schuster, June 2014]). Astronaut Sally Ride didn’t deliver college commencement addresses. The first American woman in space — whose 1983 journey through the ultimate glass ceiling convinced millions that they, […]

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Sally Ride Science workshop goal is to keep kids interested in the field

What does a scientist look like? That was just one question asked Saturday of 25 local elementary and middle school teachers as part of a workshop by Sally Ride Science to help teachers encourage student interest in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. “A scientist is not just a crazy old white […]

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Effort to promote STEM education takes off like a rocket

By Julie Anderson / World-Herald staff writer Robots. Rockets. Raspberry Pi’s. They’re some of the tools educators, scientists and business people are using to spark children’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The idea is to hook them early — efforts have pushed as far down as prekindergarten — and keep them […]

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Sally Ride Science to Deliver Keynote Address at Smartforce Student Summit at IMTS 2014

McLean, Va. … AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology is proud to announce that Dr. Karen Flammer, Co-Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Sally Ride Science®, will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, September 10, during the Smartforce Student Summit at the IMTS – The International Manufacturing Technology Show 2014. Sally Ride Science® provides tools […]

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Sally Ride Science Featured in SEEN Magazine

Sally Ride Science co-founder Dr. Karen Flammer recently had an article published in SEEN magazine (South East Education Network), a publication that reaches around 100,000 educators throughout West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky and Arkansas. In the article, Dr. Flammer makes the case for STEM education as a pillar […]

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Million Women Mentors Launches National Movement…

Million Women Mentors Launches National Movement to Mobilize One Million Mentors of Girls & Young Women in STEM Education and Careers WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Million Women Mentors (MWM), a ground-breaking collaborative effort designed to engage one million science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mentors, launches today at the National Press Club in Washington, […]

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