GEMS looks to ensure that a girl sees herself as a change agent or a problem-solver, a possible technology entrepreneur, engineer or a scientist, and as a person who makes a difference. Over the years, GEMS has expanded its mission to encourage girls to pursue education and careers in all STEM fields, including technology, engineering, making and related high-paying, entrepreneurial enterprises.
A highlight from the 2019 Jicarilla Apache Nation Youth Film Festival and Holt Hamilton Films annual student film workshop
"Holt Hamilton Films is where Native American Indian, Indigenous, and those interested in Native Country turn for quality, family-friendly, uplifting wholesome entertainment.
Our mission is all about sharing with you great Indigenous stories that Hollywood will never tell, by casting young and old, undiscovered and discovered, Native American actors."
Things you love are Made with Code.
Girls start out with a love of science and technology, but lose it somewhere along the way. Let’s help encourage that passion in teen girls.
"Careers with Code is a magazine that inspires high school students to use problem solving computer science skills to create the future. Careers with Code redefines stereotypes around what a computer science career can be. It’s a one-stop magazine for resources, step-by-step checklists and inspiring ideas to help students create their computer science pathway. Computer science provides important foundational skills for fast-growing careers in a future characterized by rapid technological change. Careers with Code is your guide to the tools you can use to change the world around you. Relevant for students in middle and high schools, professional school counsellors, ALL teachers and a fantastic leave behind for code club activities, summer camps and hackathons."
Created by Refraction Media
Hello Ruby is the world's most whimsical way to learn about computers, technology and programming. The story started with a book, and now Ruby continues her adventures in exercises, games and apps. Suited for kids age 5 years or older.
Hello Ruby has been published in over 20+ languages, including:
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and much more!
"The Frontiers in Science lecture series are a public service of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellows. Fellows are appointed by the Laboratory Director in recognition of sustained outstanding contributions and exceptional promise for continued professional achievement. All lectures are open to the public and free of charge."
Lightning: Illuminating its mystery
Tess Light, Los Alamos National Laboratory
"On any given day lightning flashes nearly 4 million times across the earth. Yet it’s surprising that this routine natural phenomenon is still commonly misunderstood.
What triggers those bright cracks across the sky and determines the shape of a lightning bolt?
Join Los Alamos scientist Tess Light on a journey to explore lightning’s role in the atmosphere and some of the mysteries of this beautiful and puzzling phenomenon."
Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m.
Jean Cocteau Cinema
418 Montezuma Avenue, Santa Fe
Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m.
Cottonwood on the Greens (Community Room)
4244 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos
Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m.
1501 1st Street NW, Albuquerque
Celebrating 40 Years of Globally-Recognized Tech