Black Girls in Cyber (BSiC) is offering young women of color the opportunity to apply here for their mentorship program. Submit your application by February 14th! A non-profit organization focused on mentoring young women of color and helping them transition into entry-level cybersecurity, STEM, and security careers, BSiC is an incredible group working to increase … Continue reading MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Black Girls in Cyber
Lines and lines of girls in neon shirts sway with their arms around each other as the echoes of off-key, out of tune singing fill the room. The tempo of the song progressively gets quicker and quicker until each girl can barely get the lyrics out fast enough, and even if they manage that, what … Continue reading Girls State – The Best State in the Land!
Last week, my senior course selections were due, and one of the classes for which I applied was my school's Interdisciplinary Senior Capstone course. That class allows a select group of students to take on year-long research projects on something about which each student is extremely passionate. Before making the selection, each prospective student has … Continue reading Addressing Barriers for Women in National Security
Are you a girl that's interested in learning more about national security? Do you want to pursue a career in that field? GirlSecurity is the perfect organization for you! It aims to close the gender gap in national security by educating young women (14+) about what exactly national security is and providing the chance for … Continue reading National Security Mentorship Opportunity!
Coronavirus is putting a bit of a crimp in everyone's volunteering plans. Social distancing can make it difficult to give our communities the service they need. But even though it's tough, there are ways you can still make a difference in quarantine. This past weekend, my mother and I were able to help bag food … Continue reading Helping Revere’s Hungry
If oranges could talk, what language would they speak? Mandarin! Sorry, I couldn't resist. I really love Dad jokes! Anyhow, like I mentioned before, I've been looking for better programs for learning languages, and I discovered a couple new options. First up: Mango. This app is free as long as you have a library card, … Continue reading Multilingual? You Can Be Now!
Everyone is under a lot of stress right now, but we need to remember to appreciate the hard work that our teachers are putting into helping us learn under these difficult circumstances. They have had no training and almost no time to prepare for moving their curriculum online, and yet they have still been there … Continue reading Thank you, teachers!
In Massachusetts, school has officially been cancelled for the rest of the year. I, for one, had been holding out hope that we might go back, so I had avoided doing any long term scheduling for my time. Not anymore. Just because we aren't in school doesn't mean that we have an excuse to become … Continue reading Struggling to Find Something to Do in Quarantine?