Career Girls In The News

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  • Shruthi Jayaram Career Girls Advisor

    Career Girls Announces Appointment of New Advisory Board Member Shruthi Jayaram

    Author: Amaris Jones
    August 20, 2019

    SAN FRANCISCO (August 20, 2019) – Career Girls – the non-profit organization that provides young girls with real, professional women role models and career exploration tools with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – announced today the appointment of Shruthi Jayaram, Senior Project Manager at Dalberg Advisors,…

  • Career Girls Inspire Middle School Girls to Pursue STEM and Their Dream Careers

    Author: Oakland Post
    August 11, 2019

    The San Francisco-based non-profit Career Girls held a workshop Saturday, Aug. 3 at the 12th Annual “Attend & Achieve” Back to School Rally at Oakland City Hall.

    The panel and workshop featured six local women who shared their professional jour­neys to inspire more than 125 6th and 8th grade girls…

  • Career Girls Launches STEM Program for Girls in Rwanda

    Author: Amaris Jones
    June 20, 2019

    SAN FRANCISCO (June 17, 2019) – Career Girls – a non-profit organization that provides young girls with real, professional women role models and career exploration tools with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) – announced today the launch of its Career Girls Mobile…

  • Career Girls Website

    Career Girls Reaches 7.5 Million Page View Milestone

    Author: Career Girls
    June 14, 2019

    Career Girls is a United States based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a free noncommercial video platform to amplify the stories of positive female role models and provide girls of all income levels and ethnic backgrounds an inspirational “real world” context to their academic studies.

    Career Girls is a…

  • The Career Girls Corner: How Linda Calhoun is Turning Community into Opportunity

    Author: Anna Lipton
    April 19, 2019

    Career Girls, a nonprofit organization founded by Linda Calhoun in 1996, is committed to helping girls around the world reach their potential and discover their path to empowerment.

    On their website, re-launching today at, over 10,000 videos of more than 500 women role models of diverse backgrounds, ages and…

  • This Latina NASA Engineer Shares How Community Helps When Pursuing A STEM Career

    Author: Vivan Nunez
    April 19, 2019

    Jessica Marquez has always reached for the limitless. As a child her personal mission to find a world beyond her own looked like wanting to be an astronaut. Now, 11 years into a career at NASA, it looks like helping facilitate space exploration as a Human Systems Engineer and Research…

  • Founder of Career Girls Helps Young Women Kickstart STEM Career

    March 4, 2019

    In a study created by Microsoft and Dr. Shalini Kesar, Associate Professor Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Southern Utah University, young girls are more likely to explore STEM careers when they see successful women representation.

    “Girls and young women have a hard time picturing themselves in STEM…

  • Career Girls Launches New Website

    Author: Amaris Jones
    June 24, 2018

    SAN FRANCISCO (June 25, 2018) – Career Girls – a non-profit organization committed to providing young girls with the educational tools and support they need to achieve their professional aspirations – flipped the switch on its new-and-improved website,, the company announced today. The online platform is re-designed to…

  • How Career Girls Helps Young Women Imagine What’s Possible – Client Spotlight

    Author: Jason Tom, Preferred Banking Office Assistant Manager, First Republic Bank
    June 15, 2018

    The epiphany that would serve as the genesis of Career Girls — an online hub connecting young women to a library of video interviews with female role models and other educational resources — struck founder and executive producer Linda Calhoun while working as a consultant in the then…

  • Career Girls Invites Young Women to Reach Professional Goals at Palm Desert High School

    Author: KMIR Reporter Max Rodriguez
    May 22, 2018

    The future zoologists, broadcasters and chefs got together at Palm Desert High School to talk about professional goals during the second annual “Career Girls” event. 

    Career Girls is a non-profit that hosts events around the country to empower young women to pursue their dream job, and…