Ana Kay Yaghoubian

Ana Kay Yaghoubian

Ana Kay Yaghoubian is the STEM senior manager at AAUW. Ana Kay is expanding two STEM programs for girls to AAUW branches across the United States: Tech Trek and Tech Savvy. Her work with AAUW touches on many issues of gender and inequality, such as closing the pay gap through promoting high-paying STEM careers and ending the implicit bias girls and women can face in the classroom She also documents and promotes current branch and national efforts around STEM, and collaborates with STEM nonprofits and corporations.
 

Work by Ana Kay Yaghoubian

Eight girls stand by a rope climbing structure with a zoo enclosure in the background.

Resources for STEM Chairs

This guide will help you bring STEM opportunities to girls in your community. Read more »

Resource   |   April 21, 2016
Girls at Tech Trek building a bridge out of home materials

How to Host a STEM Program in Your Community

From determining your branch’s capacity to planning logistics and evaluating your work, a lot goes into a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program! Follow these steps to host a successful STEM program from start to finish. Read more »

Resource   |   April 20, 2016

Spotlight on STEM E-newsletter

Spotlight on STEM is a quarterly newsletter for AAUW members across the country working to encourage girls and women to study science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). It features updates from AAUW headquarters, upcoming STEM activities for girls, and resources for activists and other women in STEM fields.

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E-mail
Frequency:
Quarterly
Who receives it?
AAUW STEM chairs, Tech Trek and Tech Savvy chairs, and subscribers
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Resource   |   May 26, 2015
Girl Scouts in a classroom holding up pieces of paper related to the lesson plan

Use This Lesson Plan to Introduce Girls to Engineering

Winning “Battle of the Plans” lesson, Fifth-Graders Can Be Industrial Engineers, Too! A Greeting Card Assembly Line, teaches girls what it’s like to be an industrial engineer through a creative activity that models assembly-line production. Read more »

Resource   |   December 05, 2013

STEM Video: What Happens at Tech Trek

AAUW’s Tech Trek camp for girls is taking the nation by storm. Want to show your community just how “hands on” our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming is? Count on this action packed video to show that what happens at Tech Trek definitely does NOT stay at Tech Trek.

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Resource   |   October 16, 2013
Marie Wolbach stands next to California Tech Trek alumna Ellen Le.

Marie Wolbach, Tech Trek Founder, Honored with “Classic Woman” Award

This week, Traditional Home magazine honored five women for their exceptional volunteerism with the Classic Woman Award. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   September 23, 2013
daughter STEM conference

teentech™ Program in a Box

Use this daylong event to inspire middle and high school girls to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, where women are still greatly underrepresented. Read more »

Resource   |   September 19, 2013

Engineer a Lesson 2013: A STEM for Girls Lesson Plan

The winning submission to AAUW’s 2013 Battle of the Plans: Engineer a Lesson lesson plan contest is available for teachers and educators to use in their own classrooms.  Contest winner […] Read more »

Resource   |   April 17, 2013
Photo by George Joch, "Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day 2012," Flickr Creative Commons

3 Ways You Can Introduce a Girl to Engineering

Where are the women engineers? Women make up only 13 percent of engineering professionals in the United States, and in 2009 less than 20 percent of college engineering students were […] Read more »

Blog   |   Education & Training   |   2 Comments   |   February 17, 2013