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Are Girls Taking Up Space? With Czarina Salido

Indian Country Today | Featured Tweet | August 23, 2021

WATCH: Indigenous girls, ages 9-12, learn science and engineering at a NASA space camp in Alabama.

Are Girls Taking Up Space? With Czarina Salido

Space and Things | Podcast STP37 | May 13, 2021

There have been some things happening in the space industry this week that we’re not happy about. So we are talking about it! We also touch on a positive story and catch up with Czarina Salido, the founder of Taking Up Space, a non-profit which sends Native American Girls to Space Camp. 

Arizona woman helps Native American girls pursue careers in STEM

12 News KPNX | March 29, 2021 | Vanessa Ramirez

Czarina Salido founded Taking Up Space, an outreach program that gives girls opportunities to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Meet Czarina Salido: Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Shoutout SoCal | Dec 21, 2020 | Conversation with Czarina Salido

We had the good fortune of connecting with Czarina Salido and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Why Girls Taking Up Space is sending Arizona youth to space camp

Expect More Arizona | Tucson, AZ | Submitted by Czarina Salido

In the middle school grades, girls begin to lose interest in math and science. As a result, there are few women completing bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields. 

Unstoppable women: These 3 astronomy lovers will inspire you to reach for the stars

This is Tucson| Johanna Willett

If you love astronomy, count your lucky stars that you live in Tucson. Meet these astronomy superstars. 

Making Space for Girls

Ms. Magazine | | Francis French

It’s hard to imagine a more inspirational place than Space Camp. Since the 1980s, generations of youth have learned what it takes to be an astronaut. Some have gone on to fly in space; many more have gone on to great careers in science and engineering. 

Czarina Salido fighting to help young Native American girls discover STEM

This is Tucson | | Briana Otanez

As a Hispanic girl growing up in Tucson, Czarina Salido had to be a fighter to overcome negative assumptions and obstacles but the challenges helped her develop a greater sense of purpose.

A pep talk from some of Tucson's most successful women

This is Tucson | Sept 24, 2017| Johanna Willett

Tucson women have no shortage of role models. Local ladies lead organizations, launch ideas and love people. Oh, how we admire them. 

Girls are still less interested in STEM careers than boys. Here's what Tucson is doing about it.

This is Tucson | | Angela Pittenger

The worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics aren’t just for boys. But, according to new research conducted for Junior Achievement…

These Pascua Yaqui girls are blasting off to space camp

This is Tucson | | Angela Pittenger

A group of girls sits around a table scattered with snacks, balloons and papers at the Pascua Yaqui Clubhouse, excitedly talking about the upcoming week. 

Pascua Yaqui Students Heading to Space Camp

Indian Country Today | | Francis Madeson

Four excited middle school Pascua Yaqui students are over the moon at having been enrolled in Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama this summer. 

The Clubhouse Goes to Space Camp: Imagine the First Pascua Yaqui Astronaut!

Yaqui Times | | Czarina Salido

A unique program is taking up space at the Pascua Yaqui Clubhouse! Taking Up Space (TUS) plans to send 4 Pascua Yaqui girls to NASA Space Camp.

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