NERD. One whose unbridled passion for something, or things, defines who they are as person, without fear of other people's judgment.
- ZACHARY LEVI
Nerd Girls, Inc.
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To encourage and inspire girls through media that they can change their world around them by pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. We celebrate individuality, diversity, and passion.
Dr. Karen Panetta, a professor at Tufts University, founded the first Nerd Girls Club to empower her female engineering students and challenge the stereotypes and myths about women in engineering. While considered a maverick for starting Nerd Girls, Dr. Panetta has been instrumental in shifting attitudes about women engineers. Nerd Girls is now expanding onto media platforms to inspire young girls through TV, web, social media, and more.