Global STEM Network

The Girlstart Global STEM Network is a group of STEM thought leaders whose expertise and experience inform Girlstart's programming.

Global Girlstart Ambassador:

Shree Bose
Harvard Undergraduate
Cancer Researcher
First winner of the Global Google Science Fair


Global STEM Network:

Stacy Armijo
Senior Vice President
Pierpont Communications

John (Jay) R. Boisseau, Ph.D. 
Former director of TACC
Texas Advanced Computing Center

James M. Bower, Ph.D. 
Chairman of the Board
Numedeon Inc.
Founder of

Jeffrey R. Davis, MD
Director, Space Life Sciences
NASA- Johnson Space Center

David Gerding, MBA
Columbia College Chicago
Department of Interactive Arts & Media

Karen A. Peterson, M.Ed.
EdLab Group
Principal Investigator, National Girls Collaborative Project

Mary Ann Rankin, Ph.D.
President and CEO

Lisa M. Regalla, Ph.D.
Program Director
Maker Education Initiative

Alexander Repenning, Ph.D.
University of Colorado
Computer Science Department

Katie Salen
Executive Director
Institute of Play
Professor, School of Computing and Digital Media at DePaul University