Planting empowerment and cultivating resilience through garden-based science since 2016.
Women make up only 29% of the STEM workforce.
Too often young girls are discouraged in school and in society from exploring their curiosity, from finding their voice, and from becoming leaders in fields that have been historically dominated by men.
Programs like Dirt Girls are needed to close the gender gap in STEM. As scientists wrestle with some of the most pressing problems of the 21st century, we cannot underestimate the advantages of a female point of view.