San Diego nonprofit helps girls become future STEM leaders
The mission of San Diego-based Greater Than Tech is simple. They want to help guide, encourage and nurture the female scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.
“When you see Fortune 500 companies, CEO’S — people in the C suite who are making decisions, you most likely will not see a woman,” explained Co-Founder Jasmine LeFlore “we want students to feel that they can be decision makers, create new opportunities for others, and really think about themselves as leaders at a young age,” she said.
The lack of female representation in STEM is one of the reasons LeFlore and fellow Co-Founder Dr. Brittany Wheeler created Greater Than Tech. The women, who are also engineers at Collins Aerospace in Chula Vista, hope to give girls the knowledge and confidence to pursue careers in science and technology...