Our New Program Teaches Indigenous Girls to Code We are delighted to announce a collaboration with SONAC: “Sisterhood of Native American Coders,” a nonprofit organization founded by Elisabeth Holm. SONAC will provide an interactive introduction to STEM for 9 - 12 year old Native American girls. We will be hosting an online program creating projects,... Continue Reading →
Hello,Unfortunately, due to the new suggested mandate regarding the COVID-19 virus, we are canceling our Paint and Sip fundraiser. We will gladly refund your money upon request. Should you instead choose to donate some or all of it, we will send you a signed personalized photo from Astronaut Hoot Gibson. As you can imagine cancelling... Continue Reading →
Emily Carney Supports Taking Up Space We are so grateful to spaceflight enthusiast, Emily Carney! Emily is graciously donating the above photograph, signed, to all who contribute (see How to Help below) to our program Taking Up Space - sending Native American girls to Space Camp. How to Help Step 1: Donate $10 here: 👉https://www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/112574644767835624/charity/1530675... Continue Reading →
We were honored to be a part of the Expect More Excellence Tour which "...spotlights what Arizonans are doing today to make progress toward world-class education, and celebrates the kind of excellence we expect and believe must be available to all students." Find out what they had to say about Why Girls Taking Up Space... Continue Reading →
The kids did great! 👏 Congratulations to Sole and John for successfully completing Space Camp on team Capricorn, and Saydee for completing Aviation challenge Mach II on team Black Hawk! Thank you to everyone who helped them get to Space Camp! 🙏 A special thank you to our sponsors: Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Space Hipsters, and... Continue Reading →
My wife and daughter are scientists, and I wish all girls and women are afforded any opportunities to develop and contribute their intellectual talents in the aerospace field.
There's one thing that continues to amaze us about Tucson, and that is the generosity of our community. Our local credit union, started by a group of teachers in 1937 with $349, is one of our biggest supporters. Their contributions have been critical to our success. Three years ago, our first group of girls was... Continue Reading →
We were very fortunate to get a tour of The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences and DILAS Coherent, a high-power diode laser components and systems company. We suited up and went inside clean rooms, sat in on optics classes, viewed a large scale mirror, investigated a Halloween "crime scene", and had an up... Continue Reading →