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BRONX, NY — In a brightly lit classroom, middle school girls are chatting, tossing dice and penciling their scores on an index card. It may seem like fun and games in this playful after school program, but stick around and you will see that there’s much more to it. What these students are about to learn may well impact them far into the future. “This program helps you understand… [Read more]

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New York, March 21, 2019 In partnership with Girls Inc. of New York City, the Elsevier Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new curriculum that will prepare low-income and underserved girls to study data analytics in high school. The development of the Pre-G3: The Elsevier Foundation Data Analytics Preparatory Program for Girls will help the girl-serving organization increase high school enrollment numbers for data analytics… [Read more]

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Girls Inc. of New York City and the Elsevier Foundation partner to teach girls data analytics skills.   When Esther, a native of the Bronx, started high school, she struggled with math. The difficulties she experienced fed into her frustration, causing her to lose confidence in a vicious cycle. “I noticed people understanding the problems and getting the answer quicker than I was, and that was really discouraging.… [Read more]