Boolean University Launched

Three years ago, on May 31, 2014, I launched the Boolean Girl project with a lot of help. Over the last three years, I expanded the Boolean Girl team. Together, we have accomplished a lot and have stayed true to our mission: To inspire and encourage girls, from the third […]

What is Boolean Girl?

We get this question a lot… In elementary school, 66% of girls like science as much as boys do, but only 24% of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is women. In high school, girls score equally well on the AP computer science exam. In college, women make […]

Where does the name Boolean Girl come from?

What is a Boolean? We frequently get asked these questions. In fact, there was a great blog post that recently asked this question as well. We decided that it was time to explain why Boolean Girl.   A Boolean expression in computers is actually derived from Mathematics, in particular logic expressions. […]

Camp Update

Hey Boolean Girls! We are excited to begin our third week of camp. Our new girls are here and ready to code. It is only 10 am on Monday, and they are already on their Raspberry Pi’s working on a project called Dancing Cat. Dancing Cat is what it sounds […]

My Raspberry Pi can do WHAT?!

Here at Boolean Girl, we use our Raspberry Pi’s to run a program called Scratch, to teach basic computer programming skills. However, there are many, many more cool things that can be done on these tiny yet powerful computers! Surf the Internet – Pi’s have the ability to have a […]

Boolean Girl Camp!

Last week was Boolean Girl’s official first camp of the summer, and it was a BLAST! Girls started the week off learning about the basics of the MIT program called Scratch, which they used on their Raspberry Pi’s. In case you didn’t know, Raspberry Pi’s are tiny computers that were […]