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Girls in S.T.E.M


"We gave ourselves the latitude to find gaps and let design support radical solutions that extended beyond the traditional footprints of our professions as architects, as teenagers, and the program challenged me to think of ways to bring more women into our field not by giving them a doll, but by giving them a hammer."

In Girls in S.T.E.M from PechaKucha Night Denver as part of the The American Institute of Architects 2014 ConventionKatherine Darnstadt focuses on changing the lives of young women in her urban community. She does this by providing girls with a two-week program that helps them rebuild their neighborhood and reshape lives.