About Girls Who STEM

Girls Who STEM (GWS) is a free resource offering expert, researched information on all sorts of STEM related topics for girls. We publish STEM news, tips and STEM product buying advice specifically for STEM products for girls.

Girls Who STEM is owned and operated by RKT Publishing, LLC, an organization founded in 2011 and one of the most trusted online content publishers, producing premium content that is designed to educate and inform a wide range of audiences.

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Leadership Team

Rob Adler

Rob is a co-founder of RKT Publishing and CEO of Financial Recovery Technologies. He’s an experienced, entrepreneurial leader with a track record of success. Over twenty years he has co-founded four technology companies, and remains an active advisor, investor, and mentor for several Boston-area growth companies. Connect with Rob on LinkedIn.

Ken Lyons

Ken is a co-founder of RKT Publishing, with 13 years experience in digital marketing and online publishing. He’s been featured in ESPN, Inc.com and Search Engine Land. Connect with Ken on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Tom Demers

Tom is a co-founder of RKT Publishing, with 10+ years experience in digital marketing and online publishing whose expertise has been featured in USA Today, Fox Business, and more. You can find Tom on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Angela Stringfellow

Angela is the Executive Editor at RKT Publishing and oversees all content production and editorial policies for all RKT properties. She has 10 years experience in branding, PR and digital publishing and is founder and CEO of Coda Concepts. She’s been featured in Forbes, AMEX Open Forum and Business.com. Follow Angela on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Writers

Cynthia Lopez

Cynthia LopezCynthia is the managing editor and online marketer (who specializes in SEO) at Girls Who STEM. She currently lives in Southern California. She grew up loving tech and has always had an interest in computers and learning how the internet and web pages work. Cynthia spent time as an educator and is passionate about helping girls and women participate in STEM areas of study, programs and professions. She’s has been writing about STEM-focused topics, advice and trends since 2014.

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Featured Contributor:

Monica Mizzi

Monica MizziMonica Mizzi is a digital marketer who specializes in SEO and content creation. She previously worked as marketing manager at a cryptocurrency exchange and SaaS company. She currently freelances for a number of clients, including blockchain companies. Monica is deeply interested in promoting the advancement of girls and women in STEM, and spends much of her time learning about how to become a better ally.

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Kristin Hitchcock

Kristin Hitchcock Kristin is a writer with a passion for developing young girl’s interest in STEM careers and skills. She is currently raising her young daughter in the southern U.S.A

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Emma Stenhouse

Emma Stenhouse

Emma is from the UK, and has lived in Costa Rica and New Zealand before moving to a smallholding in Spain with her husband, their two-year-old daughter, and 14 animals.

As a qualified Science teacher, Emma is passionate about making STEM subjects accessible to girls, both at school and as future career choices.

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Melanie Green

Melanie Green

Melanie is a writer for Girls Who Stem. She has more than 8 years of experience as an educator for AZA accredited facilities, including Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo and the Florida Aquarium. She’s passionate about homeschooling, promoting math and science for girls, and improving science education in the U.S. She has been writing professionally since 2009. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from National University and a Bachelor of Arts in Writing from the University of Tampa. She lives in Tampa, Florida with her three dogs, husband, and son.

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Caitlin McCormack

Caitlin McCormackCaitlin is a freelance lifestyle writer and a frequent contributor at Girls Who STEM. She is based in the great white north in friendly Toronto, Canada. A scientist at heart, Caitlin frequently conducts at-home experiments with her two sons, and can frequently be found hanging out in the space section of her local science centre.

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How We Give Back

Charitable Donation

Girls Who Stem is a not-for-profit website, and we believe strongly in giving back, particularly to organizations that support young girls who are interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. Each year, we donate all revenue from any affiliated sales associated with this site to the following organizations:

Scholarship Award

We believe that education is the cornerstone to success in life, which is why we offer the following scholarship opportunity for students:

Girls in STEM Scholarship Award

The Girls in STEM Scholarship

Offered through Girls Who STEM, this scholarship is open to students enrolled in any STEM-related undergraduate program at an accredited university, and awarded annually in the amount of $500.

How We Support Girls Who STEM

Through RKT Publishing, Girls Who STEM is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. We include Amazon links to many of the products we feature on our site. If you click on one of those links and make a purchase on Amazon, we receive a small percentage of the purchase price in the form of a commission directly from Amazon. You can read more about The Amazon Affiliate Program here.

This is how we’re able to fund and support the work we do at Girls Who STEM, so that we can bring you the best STEM for girls news, tips and product buying advice for parents and remain a free and unbiased resource.