Here’s a great post on Take Part about a doll house that promotes engineering and architectural skills in girls! How cool is that? (Women make up only 21% of architectural staff!) I’m so getting this when it comes out.
When Jennifer Kessler, Alice Brooks, and Bettina Chen were first-year masters students at Stanford, they couldn’t help but notice a striking absence of women in their math and science classes. Wanting to inspire an enthusiasm for the hard sciences in younger generations of girls, the women created Roominate, a buildable toy dollhouse that teaches kids about subjects like architecture and engineering, their website reports. Read entire story here.