Press Archive


National STEM Day: Closing the Gap for Women and Girls of Color in Technology
November 8, 2020

Girls persevere for STEM in virtual conference
Mirage News
October 24, 2020

Moonshot Project to Propel Girls into STEM
THE Journal
October 12, 2020

New initiative to provide 1 million girls with STEM learning opportunities
Smart Energy International
September 17, 2020

Trailblazers: Nikole Collins-Puri, CEO Of Techbridge Girls
September 1, 2020

Warriors Partner with PG&E to Accelerate Annual Grants Program
June 15, 2020

Micron Foundation Donates $1 Million to Communities Disproportionately Devastated by COVID-19
June 11, 2020


5 Innovative Educational Organizations in California
Ezvid Wiki
December 2019
Techbridge Girls looks to create community to keep girls engaged in STEM
San Francisco Business Times
November 15, 2019

GeekWire Bash Impact Partners 2019: Check out these incredible non-profit partners at today’s giant geek festival
March 2019


Inspirational, innovative groups find support and cash for causes through Social Venture Partners
November 2018

Legion of Youth Powered by Boeing: Techbridge Girls
November 2018

Chevron Supports Techbridge Girls STEM Program
August, 2018

Techbridge Girls CEO Nikole Collins-Puri: Championing STEM Education and Economic Opportunity
LatinxAmerica’s podcast
August, 2018

Techbridge Girls Named Winner of 2018 UL Innovation Education Award
August, 2018

Girl Subject? No Such Thing
Scientific American
May, 2018

Techbridge Girls participates in the USA Science & Engineering Festival with Chevron
Scientific American
April, 2018

Techbridge Girls Expands Partnership with Boeing in Washington, D.C.
March, 2018

Women’s History Month has Oakland girls’ eyes on the future
March, 2018

Politico Women Rule Series


Girls Should Feel Like They Belong in Stem
Change the Equation
August, 2017

Six Ways to Build Girl Inclusive Maker Spaces
Maker Ed
July, 2017

DocuSign Momentum Hackathon Benefits Techbridge Girls
June, 2017

Techbridge Girls Greater Seattle Employee, Chanel Easley, Named WA Teacher of the Month
March, 2017

Hands on activity brings girls into the world of data
March 20, 2017

Nikole Collins-Puri, CEO of Techbridge Girls – Giving Kids Exposure is Essential
Urban View, Sirius XM
February 24, 2017

National Mentoring Month: Utilizing Mentorship to Empower Girls in STEM
National Girls Collaborative Project
January 31, 2017

‘Hidden Figures’ inspires hundreds of girls at special MLK Day showing
Clare McGrane, GeekWire
January 16, 2017

‘Hidden Figures’ inspires nearly 200 girls in Seattle to pursue STEM career dreams
Jennifer Sullivan, KOMO News
January 16, 2017

Society of Women Engineers hosts, empowers middle school girls to join STEM fields
The Stanford Daily
January 12, 2017


Empowering Girls to Become Future STEM Stars
Catherine Wedgwood, Getting Smart
December 10, 2016

Samsung Empowers Techbridge Girls
Samsung Research America
December 5, 2016

Changing the Game for Girls in STEM with Chevron and Techbridge Webinar
National Girls Collaborative Project
October 13, 2016

Eight tips for facilitating maker activities with youth
Afterschool Alliance’s Afterschool Snack Guest Blog
June 23, 2016

Evaluation of Techbridge Scale-Up
May 25, 2016

Change the Game for Girls in STEM: We Don’t Need More, We Need Different
Techbridge, HuffPost Education
May 22, 2016

Techbridge: Changing the Game for Girls in STEM with Newly Released Report
April 21, 2016

Changing the Game for Girls in STEM
April 14, 2016

New Report Makes a Case: Build Your STEM Program Around Diversity and the Students Will Come
The 74
April 14, 2016

Getting Girls in STEM
National Academy of Engineering
April 2, 2016

eBay and Techbridge Host Rocketship Students for a Day of Mentoring
April 1, 2016

Up for the Challenge: Students Tackle Coin-Sorting Problem with Computer Coding
Monica Spehar, NVIDIA
March 4, 2016

Lockheed Martin pushes diversity mission, ahead of Mars mission
Silicon Valley Business Journal
March 1, 2016

Volunteers Can Do It!
Noyce Foundation
February, 2016


Getting Girls Excited About STEM
Jordan Rosenfeld, AlterNet
October 13, 2015

Think You Know What Families Want? Think Again
Linda Kekelis, BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
September 29, 2015

Female Students Explore Careers in Technology
Highline Public Schools
June 17, 2015

Engineer the Revolution: Top Ten Strategies to Diversify Technology
Linda Kekelis
June 10, 2015

UM hosts Techbridge workshop for faculty, grad students
April 23, 2015

The Other F Word: Making Sense of Failure and Nurturing Resilience
Linda Kekelis and Jean Ryoo, Corwin Connect
April 22, 2015

Young Female Students Explore College Opportunities
Highline Public Schools
March 30, 2015

How to Keep Applications from Keeping Kids Out and More
Linda Kekelis, BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
March 17, 2015

Techbridge receives Cognizant “Making the Future” Initiative Award
February 18, 2015

Want to Change the Face of  Technology? Look to Our Girls
Linda Kekelis, Huffington Post Impact Blog
January 14, 2015


Families Have Fun with Engineering
Highline Public Schools
December 2014

Hands-On Learning and Mentorship Are Encouraging More Women in the STEM Pipeline
The Atlantic
October 28, 2014

How Role Models Can Make the Difference for Girls
Linda Kekelis and Jen Joyce, SWE Conference 2014
October 2014

Feedback: It’s Like a Muscle
Linda Kekelis, BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
October 21, 2014

Techbridge Expands Program to Greater Seattle Area
October 6, 2014

Diversity Work in Progress at Techbridge: Thank You Freada Kapor Klein for Making Me Feel Uncomfortable
Linda Kekelis, Huffington Post Impact Blog
September 29, 2014

Girls Go Techbridge bubbles to surface at Hazelwood School District 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 22, 2014

Examining the Impact of Afterschool STEM Programs
Afterschool Alliance
July 2014

How to get more girls into STEM? Chevron has ideas, and is writing big checks
I-Chun Chen, The Business Journals
June 6, 2014

San Francisco Winner in US2020 City Competition
May 28, 2014

Welcoming All Girls in the Maker Movement: Let’s Make it Happen
Linda Kekelis, Huffington Post Impact Blog
May 25, 2014

Role Models Matter — and So Does Training
Roshni Kasad, Huffington Post Impact Blog
May 14, 2014

Helping Young Girls and Women Succeed in STEM Careers
GPS Your Career Radio
April 23, 2014

Quiet, Please: How We Engage Introverts
Linda Kekelis, BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
April 1, 2014

Techbridge Expands to Greater Seattle
March 21, 2014

Lockheed Martin Celebrates National Engineers Week
Lockheed Martin
February 19, 2014

Fuel for our Future – Symantec’s Women’s Initiative
February 3, 2014

National Mentoring Month: Pay it Forward to a Girl
Linda Kekelis, Huffington Post Impact Blog
January 15, 2014


Before You Make Your Shopping List for the Holidays: Consider the Message Your Gift Sends to a Girl
Linda Kekelis, Huffington Post Blog
December 3, 2013

Supporting Families: Let’s Imagine Toys and Experiences that Reimagine Futures
Linda Kekelis, BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
November 15, 2013

Techbridge a finalist in the US2020 City Competition
Techbridge and UC San Francisco’s Science and Health Education Partnership
November 12, 2013

Techbridge Fires Up Girls to Tackle Tech
San Francisco Business Times
October 25-31, 2013

The Innovators Who Are Transforming U.S. Education
The Atlantic
October 17, 2013

A New National Education Imperative
The Atlantic
October 9, 2013

Building a STEM Future for Girls
September 30, 2013

Cisco Invites Girls To See Their Tech Futures At US2020 Event
Silicon Beat
September 25, 2013

Techbridge Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant
September 4, 2013

Techbridge Receives $2.7 Million Grant from NSF
August 28, 2013

Can Boys and Girls Learn Together?
Linda Kekelis, Huffington Post Blog
August 22, 2013

Linda Kekelis: Winnovating Opportunities for Girls in STEM
Mwende Katwiwa,
August 19, 2013

Radio Interview with Linda Kekelis: The STEM Gender Gap
NPR’s Science Friday
August 16, 2013

Radio Interview with Linda Kekelis: The Future of Workforce Learning and Development
Voice America
August 15, 2013

Techbridge Girls Go Global
Under the Microscope
August 13, 2013

Techbridge Receives Assemblymember Nancy Skinner’s 2013 Women In STEM Award
July 3, 2013

Let’s Grow Our Growth Mindsets: Rethinking How We Praise Kids
BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
July 1, 2013

Step Aside, Boys: Girl Scientists Are Taking Over
Take Part
June 25, 2013

Photo Diary: Techbridge Girls Summer Academy
Huffington Post Blog
June 25, 2013

How to Get Girls to LIke Engineering
Huffington Post Blog
June 25, 2013

Lean In And Help A Girl Change The World Through Technology
Huffington Post Blog
March 28, 2013

Role Model: The Most Important Job You’ll Ever Have
Huffington Post Blog
March 28, 2013


Education nonprofit gets $3 million for new math, science programs in 23 districts including Oakland
Oakland Local
December 12, 2012

Jane Doty MacKenzie announced as New Chair of Board of Directors
October 18, 2012

Celebrate Lights On Afterschool. Hands-On Projects Inspire Students to Find the Engineer Within
BOOST Breakfast Club Blog
October 18, 2012

Techbridge Receives Silicon Valley Education Foundation’s 2012 STEM Innovation Award
September 20, 2012

Watt’s up? An innovative summer program brings science to disadvantage elementary school classrooms
Under the Microscope
September 4, 2012

Mentoring Girls to Make: Lessons from Techbridge
September 1, 2012

Maykah builds girls’ interest in science

San Francisco Chronicle
August 17, 2012

Girls Got Game: Techbridge Hosts the League of Extraordinary Gamers
The Coalition for Science After School
July 27, 2012

Despite budget cuts, some Bay Area school districts are offering innovative summer programs
The Oakland Tribune
July 16, 2012

Female Mentors Need to Get Girls Interested in STEM
NBC News Education Nation
March 8, 2012

America’s Next Top Engineer: She Needs Your Role Models
Harvard Business Review
February 8, 2012

Groups Attempt to Close STEM “Girl Gap”
360 Education Solutions
February 1, 2012

Girls and Math: Busting the Stereotype
Mind Shift, KQED
January 10, 2012

Steering Girls to Science and Tech Careers
Mind Shift, KQED
January 6, 2012

Out-of-School Time Drawing Girls Into STEM
Education Week
January 5, 2012


Oakland Program Aims to Pique Girls’ Interest in Science, Tech Careers
NewsHour, PBS
December 29, 2011

Rethinking How Kids Learn Science
Science Friday, NPR
November 11, 2011

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