Alexis Stergakis

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May 26, 2017
Science Cartoons in Bangladesh: A new way to engage girls in STEM

The podcast ‘Cartooning for Girls in STEM in Bangladesh’, is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.   Nasreen Sultana Mitu, is a professional Science Cartoonist. Committed to engaging more girls in …View More  > 

May 1, 2017
Changing the face of STEM from Latin America to NASA – featuring Sandra Cauffman

This podcast interview with  Sandra Cauffman – Deputy Director of Earth Sciences at NASA,  is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.   Sandra Cauffman holds a 29 year career with NASA …View More  > 

May 15, 2017
Techno Girls: Creating STEM Pathways for Girls in South Africa

The ‘Techno Girls’ podcast is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.     In UNGEI’s latest podcast, Dr Wycliffe Otieno – Chief of Education for UNICEF South Africa, sits down with us …View More  > 

May 10, 2017
Bridging the gap between Indigenous girls and STEM education in Australia

This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.    Marking the launch of UNGEI’s series on women and girls in STEM, we connected with Karlie …View More  > 

May 10, 2017
#STEMtheGap : Dismantling gender bias to advance women and girls in STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education builds 21st century competencies including critical thinking, innovation, problem solving, and collaboration. It is vital for preparing youth with the skills and know-how to participate in the future labor market, and to address …View More  > 

December 12, 2016
UNGEI presents #SeePossibility – Pathways toward inclusive education

 In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), UNGEI presents #SeePossibility  (running 12- 16 December) – a series of  blogs focused on inclusive education and girls with disabilities. This …View More  > 

November 23, 2016
16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Kicking off its 25th year from 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism to Against Gender Based Violence Campaign this year focuses on the theme, “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education …View More  > 

November 11, 2016
Four Fast Facts about Menstruation and Girls’ Education

Overwhelming evidence provides that Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) plays a fundamental role in enabling young women and girls to reach their full potential in education. Although there is some progress in breaking barriers to MHM for girls’ education, systematic integrated MHM through Water, Sanitation and …View More  > 

October 31, 2016
Menstruation and Sanitation in Schools – it matters!

Infographic by her turn. You can find more infographics and resources on MHM in school and upcoming world Toilet Day events via the Water Aid website.   For too many girls periods mean missing school days: 86% of girls in …View More  > 

October 24, 2016
#MenstruationMatters, period.

This week, to coincide with the 5th Annual MHM in WASH in Schools Virtual Conference hosted by Columbia University and UNICEF, UNGEI is featuring leading blogs, documentaries and written pieces on menstrual hygiene management from around the world. Keeping the focus on MHM and …View More  > 

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