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All children, regardless of gender, race or income level, should be able to pursue their dreams. Generation Girl®, an initiative of the Applied Materials Foundation, is working to make sure that all girls* have the opportunity to reach their potential. We are engaging with nonprofit organizations throughout the United States to help girls gain the confidence, skills and opportunities they need to succeed in any path they choose.
Our grantees are working with girls, especially low-income girls and girls of color (specifically, Latinx, African American and Native American girls), to increase girls’ empowerment, facilitate leadership development, and provide access to high quality afterschool enrichment programs, including STEM.
*“Girls” refers to gender-expansive youth (cis girls, trans girls, non-binary youth, gender non-conforming youth, gender queer youth and any girl-identified youth). This definition was developed by and is used with the permission of Alliance for Girls.
To support a multi-agency effort to engage 90 girls of color in STEM academics & leadership and to continue STEM support about 700 girls of color already engaged with FIRST in Texas.
NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR PARTNERSHIPS IN EQUITY
To provide Manor Independent School District educators with equity training to give them the tools to identify and eliminate barriers, increase engagement and build STEM self-efficacy for students historically underrepresented in STEM, including low-income girls.
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
To excite high school junior girls about engineering college and career opportunities through a 4-day residential camp that includes research-based best practices for engaging girls in STEM such as hands-on engineering projects, role model interactions, presentations and tours.
* Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
ALLIANCE FOR GIRLS
To build the capacity of organizations promoting girls' empowerment in Santa Clara County, and across the nation, through network development, in-depth trainings, and research on the unique needs of girls.
GIRL SCOUTS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
To provide 75 South Bay elementary school girls with the opportunity explore STEM careers and concepts and to pilot new program offerings in East San Jose.
To build capacity in order to engage and empower 150+ high-need 4th-8th grade Santa Clara County girls in STEM through free weekly after school programs and week-long summer camps.
GIRLS ON THE RUN
To inspire 3rd – 8th grade girls in Santa Clara County to be joyful and confident, using a curriculum which increases female confidence and self-efficacy while training for a 5K run.
To inspire and connect thousands of girls in the SF Bay Area with hundreds of opportunities, organizations, and services that can positively impact and support their lives through a daylong Festival.
To support over 600 low-income Latina girls in grades 3 – 12 in Washington County, OR, with opportunities to increase their interest and confidence in STEM through culturally-responsive STEM programming.
GIRLS INC. OF THE GREATER CAPITAL REGION
To introduce 80 low-income middle and high school girls in the Albany, NY region to STEM, encourage college attendance, and build feelings of confidence and empowerment.
GIRLS INC. OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
To provide gender-specific afterschool programming to over 700 girls and gender non-confirming youth in Hillsboro, Beaverton and Portland, OR, developing participants’ self-efficacy, interest in STEM fields and leadership skills.
GIRLS ON THE RUN FLATHEAD VALLEY
To provide 50 low-income girls in grades 3 – 5 in the Flathead Valley, MT with partial scholarships to participate in Girls on the Run afterschool programming, to inspire them to be joyful, healthy and confident.
GLOUCESTER EDUCATION FOUNDATION
To increase the number of girl students in Gloucester, MA who pursue science as a viable career option by giving them the requisite tools and cultural supports that will enable their success.
National Girls Collaborative Project
McKinsey & Co and Pivotal Ventures